Heavily tattooed Philippine prisoners wince in pain as fellow inmates use improvised tattooing machines to cover up gang symbols — an effort to reduce jail violence that sceptics say is only skin-deep.
At least they showed the hearings are fair.
Out-of-school kids and adult predators spending more time at home and on the internet during the coronavirus pandemic is the “perfect storm” driving a spike in online child sex abuse around the world, activists and police say.
President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to announce new quarantine classifications Monday night.
Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals on Saturday — including the first African-American — putting his personal stamp on the body that will one day choose his successor.
President Rodrigo Duterte assured China that the Philippines remains as one of its strong partners in the Southeast Asian region.
Malacañang said the Bloomberg study showing that the Philippines ranked 46th out of 53 countries in terms of coronavirus (Covid-19) resilience is “inaccurate.”
The Philippines is now set to inoculate 60 million Filipinos against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), saying the government is already in talks with vaccine manufacturers Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and the manufacturer of Russia’s vaccine, Malacañang confirmed Tuesday.
Filipinos spend the most time on social networks, according to online statistics portal Statista.
Storm Vamco barrelled into Vietnam on Sunday, damaging buildings and injuring at least five people, as the death toll in the Philippines climbed to 67.
The death toll in the typhoon-battered Philippines has risen to at least 27, official figures showed Friday, after some of the worst flooding in years swamped villages and forced thousands to flee their homes.
The third typhoon to hit the storm-battered Philippines in as many weeks caused major flooding in Manila on Thursday, trapping some people on rooftops and claiming at least one life in another part of the country.
The hashtag NasaanAngPangulo trended on Twitter as Super Typhoon Rolly devastated Luzon.
The most powerful typhoon to hit the Philippines this year destroyed tens of thousands of homes and killed at least 16 people, officials said Monday, as communications to the worst-hit areas remained cut off.
At least 10 people were killed as Typhoon Rolly (Goni) pounded the Philippines Sunday, ripping off roofs, toppling power lines and causing flooding in the hardest-hit areas where hundreds of thousands had fled their homes.
Super Typhoon Goni pounded the Philippines Sunday with authorities warning of “catastrophic” conditions in the region expected to take the hardest hit, where more than 300,000 have fled their homes.
Nearly a million people in the Philippines were evacuated from their homes Saturday as the most powerful typhoon of the year so far barrelled towards the country, with authorities warning of “destructive” winds and flooding.