French Catholics protesting a ban on large church gatherings during a month-long partial lockdown held street prayers in several cities over the weekend.
Father Christmas wears a mask and can travel the world thanks to a special permit, Italy’s prime minister said Thursday to ease children’s fears that Santa may also be under lockdown this year.
Collins Dictionary said on Tuesday that “lockdown” is its Word of The Year in 2020 following a dramatic increase in usage during the spread of Covid-19.
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday there were no plans for a new lockdown in Russia even as officials registered a record surge in coronavirus infections and several regions were suffering “critical” outbreaks.
After months of livestreaming mass to millions of faithful from behind closed doors, churches in the Catholic-majority Philippines are beginning to reopen.
Spain’s efforts to curb soaring infections in Madrid were thrown into chaos Thursday after a court overturned a 14-day partial lockdown imposed at the weekend in and around the capital.
The Philippine economy could sustain long-term damage if the strictest form of lockdown is imposed again to control the spread of COVID-19, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Saturday (August 29).
MANILA – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said it has no problem with the local government units (LGUs) taking over the distribution of the third tranche of the social amelioration program (SAP).
North Korean state media on Wednesday showed leader Kim Jong Un at a meeting of a top committee issuing warnings about the coronavirus and a looming typhoon, following international speculation over his state of health.
Malacañang won’t be surprised if opponents of President Rodrigo Duterte will resort to placing a witch’s curse on him.
President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the recommendation to ease lockdown restrictions in Metro Manila and four other provinces beginning August 18.
Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Ferdinand Gaite on Tuesday slammed Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque for making light of reports that 45 percent of the workforce in the Philippines lost their jobs during the pandemic.
Most parts of the Philippines will be under relaxed quarantine until the end of August, except for Metro Manila and four other provinces with stricter lockdowns, Malacañang said Saturday.
The wife of former Senator Mar Roxas may be on her 50s but she stays fit even while on lockdown.
New Zealand’s looming general election could be delayed, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern warned Wednesday, as the shock re-emergence of the coronavirus sent the country’s largest city into lockdown and forced nursing homes nationwide to shut their doors.
The Supreme Court (SC) said on Tuesday (Aug. 11) that three courts have been placed on lockdown after their employees were tested positive with the COVID-19 disease.
Senator Imee Marcos is urging the government to come up with a plan to arrest the rise in COVID-19 cases as the economy reopens, saying the prolonged lockdown is hurting businesses and workers.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon scored the administration Saturday (August 8) over its refusal to change strategies in fighting COVID-19 despite the continued rise in the number of infections in the Philippines.
The Supreme Court (SC) a court in Binan, Laguna has to temporarily go on lockdown after one of its employees tested positive for the COVID-19 disease.
France and the Netherlands are gearing up for stricter mask-wearing rules to fight the coronavirus as the global death toll from the pandemic neared 700,000.
Broke and jobless, Ruel Damaso is sleeping on cardboard and surviving on food handouts at Manila airport where dozens were left stranded after a partial coronavirus lockdown was reimposed Tuesday.
Malacañang just shrugged off Senator Leila de Lima’s short reaction to President Rodrigo Duterte’s “outburst” against the medical frontliners who appealed for the reimposition of the stricter lockdown in Metro Manila due to increasing coronavirus cases.
Malacañang just shrugged off Senator Leila de Lima’s short reaction to President Rodrigo Duterte’s “outburst” against the medical frontliners who earlier appealed for the reimposition of the stricter lockdown in Metro Manila due to increasing coronavirus (Covid-19) cases.
The Philippines cannot afford another complete shutdown of economic activities, Malacañang said Tuesday.