Facebook has shut down several fake Facebook accounts and pages that express support for President Rodrigo Duterte and the possible presidential bid of his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, in 2022.
Washington’s top diplomat urged Southeast Asia on Thursday to cut ties with Chinese companies helping build islands in the South China Sea, weeks after the US blacklisted two dozen firms working in the disputed waters.
Malacañang on Friday disputed reports that the Philippines has overtaken Indonesia in terms of new coronavirus cases in Southeast Asia.
Malacañang on Friday disputed reports that the Philippines has overtaken Indonesia in terms of new coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in Southeast Asia.
President Rodrigo Duterte is pushing for a “cohesive and responsive” response to stem the tide of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the ASEAN region.
An Indonesian minister is under fire after he compared coronavirus to rebellious wives, in remarks aimed at soothing public fears about easing COVID-19 restrictions across the Southeast Asian archipelago.
Singapore reported a record daily jump of more than 1,400 coronavirus cases Monday, taking its total to over 8,000, with almost all new infections linked to dormitories housing foreign labourers.
The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported 200 new persons infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), bringing the total number of positive cases to 6,459.
The Department of Health reported 209 COVID-19 cases which pushed the country’s total tally to 6,087 as 4 p.m. on April 18, 2020.
President Rodrigo Duterte is not affected by jeers that the Philippines has the most number of COVID cases in Southeast Asia.
Filipinos should not be alarmed that the Philippines has the highest number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in Southeast Asia, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said.
The Department of Health reported 22O new cases of novel coronavirus on April 12, the Department of Health (DOH) reported Sunday.
Before the emergence late last year of the novel coronavirus, which has now killed more than 100,000 people, the 21st century’s epidemics had been far less deadly than the pandemics of the previous century.
US President Donald Trump has invited Southeast Asian leaders to meet next month in Las Vegas, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday, after a summit last year was scrapped.
Backlash is growing in Southeast Asia over a scene in the animated film “Abominable” that features a map of the South China Sea showing Beijing’s contested claims in the flashpoint waterway.
Malaysia has stepped up pressure on neighbouring Indonesia to tackle huge blazes tearing through its rainforests and smothering Southeast Asia in smog, as fires typically started to clear land for crops send diplomatic tensions soaring.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Friday he would press on with plans to move the nation’s capital and roll out measures to kickstart Southeast Asia’s biggest economy as it feels the sting of slowing global growth.
Timing is everything.
As dusk falls along the Mekong River, a nightly dance begins between Thai border security and Laos drug gangs now using drones, scouts and a pool of poor fishermen to shift record amounts of meth into Thailand.
Technology giant Google said Thursday Singapore’s new law against “fake news” could hurt innovation, a crucial element in the high-tech sector which the government is developing as an economic growth driver.
Facebook will bar foreign-based election advertisments in Thailand in the lead-up to March elections, the company said Thursday, after being pilloried for not controlling election interference on the platform.
American businessman Henry Howard was hailed by both the public and private sectors for playing a “major role” in the return of the Balangiga Bells to its original place in Easter Samar on December 11.
Taiwanese chemists are a driving force behind the glut of meth flooding the Mekong region after they tweaked the recipe to dodge controls on other precursor chemicals, Thai drug cops said Friday.
President Xi Jinping visited Brunei on Monday, with the sultanate turning to China to boost its flagging, oil-dependent economy as warnings mount about Beijing drowning small countries in debt.