Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Sunday said Lt. General Antonio Parlade Jr., Southern Luzon Command (SolCom) chief, was merely warning celebrities on the risk of joining front-groups or organizations of communist terrorists.
US President Donald Trump has been the world’s biggest driver of Covid-19 misinformation during the pandemic, a study from Cornell University said Thursday.
The Vatican on Tuesday underscored its unyielding opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide, calling it an “act of homicide”, as more and more countries consider legal reforms on the controversial issue.
Coronavirus cases in Asia-Pacific countries are now being driven by people under the age of 50 who may not know they are infected, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning of a “new phase” in the pandemic.
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.
Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand urged Hong Kong Sunday to hold elections as soon as possible, warning the authorities about moves to “undermine the democratic process”.
China announced the suspension Tuesday of Hong Kong’s extradition treaties with Canada, Australia and Britain in a tit-for-tat move following similar decisions by those countries over a controversial new security law.
The annual APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders will be virtual next year to avoid travel risks associated with the global coronavirus pandemic, 2021 hosts New Zealand said Tuesday.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ensured that the Philippines will continue to have “friendly and cooperative” relations with Canada, Iran, Vietnam, New Zealand, and Palestine, Malacañang said on Friday.
The Philippines will have a hard time achieving zero coronavirus (Covid-19) cases, Malacañang admitted Wednesday.
A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand’s North Island early Monday but failed to crack Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s trademark composure as she conducted a live television interview.
Tens of thousands of students returned to school in Shanghai and Beijing after months of closures as China’s major cities gradually return to normality.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday he had held a videoconference with several other leaders of smaller, “smart” countries with a view to exchanging ideas on fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Wednesday she will take a 20 percent pay cut in a symbolic act of solidarity with people struggling financially during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The coronavirus outbreak has killed more than 300 people and infected more than 14,000 in mainland China and beyond, forcing governments around the world to take drastic measures.
Mike Moore, who overcame cancer and a lack of formal education to become prime minister of New Zealand and head of the World Trade Organization (WTO), died Sunday aged 71, his wife said.
Senator Cynthia Villar berated officials of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Monday (January 27) for their alleged failure to boost dairy production, which she associated with low intelligence of Filipino children.
New Zealand moved to ban large foreign political donations and misleading social media advertisements Tuesday amid concerns about offshore interference in next year’s general election.
President Duterte skipped the Closing Ceremony of the 35th ASEAN Summit and the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit, trade Secretary Ramon Lopez represented Duterte at the RCEP Summit
President Rodrigo Duterte called for the conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Sunday.
New Zealand lawmakers narrowly backed a plan Wednesday to hold a referendum on legalising euthanasia alongside next year’s general election.
A New Zealand Catholic bishop has resigned after a young woman accused him of engaging in “unacceptable behaviour of a sexual nature”, the Church said.
MANILA — Eight young leaders from different parts of Mindanao were selected to participate in a four-month leadership program in Wellington, New Zealand.