President Donald Trump appeared accidentally to admit his election defeat in a tweet on Sunday morning — before reversing course to claim he won, and once again push unsubstantiated claims of mass fraud in the vote.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday kissed the ground where the twin
explosions in Jolo, Sulu took place.
Hundreds of millions of Indians were ordered into lockdowns Sunday in the world’s second-most populous nation, which stepped up measures to halt the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus.
The city government here on Sunday declared expanded curfew hours as a preemptive health measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
A Mindanao congressman on Sunday urged lawmakers to convene in a “virtual session” to approve measures to contain the spread of coronavirus disease-19 (Covid-19) and to help affected sectors.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday urged the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and the Social Security System (SSS) to extend interest-free three-month emergency salary loans to affected workers temporarily laid off or placed on staggered work schedule due to the lockdown of Metro Manila.
The number of confirmed US coronavirus cases soared past 500 Sunday, including two further deaths, as President Donald Trump defended his administration’s “perfectly coordinated” response to the epidemic.
Pope Francis said Sunday he would not be taking part in a planned six-day spiritual retreat south of Rome after coming down with a “cold”.
The World Health Organization on Sunday urged all countries to prepare for caring for patients severely sickened by the deadly new coronavirus by stocking up on ventilators.
Tingog party-list Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez on Sunday called on law enforcement agencies to ensure that operators of online sexual exploitation (OSEC) dens are put behind bars and their financiers from abroad are identified and prosecuted as well.
Cebu Rep. Eduardo Gullas Sr. on Sunday joined calls for the passage of the 11 pending bills renewing ABS-CBN Corp.’s franchise by another 25 years.
Las Piñas City Rep. Camille Villar on Sunday underscored the need to create a “robust and dependable” emergency medical services system (EMSS) as the country continues to battle the threat of the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Malacañang on Sunday assured the government is taking the necessary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the Philippines.
China on Sunday said a mysterious viral pneumonia outbreak that has affected 59 people was not the flu-like virus SARS that killed hundreds more than a decade ago.
Malacañang on Sunday rejected the claim that President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to block the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN is a political vendetta.
Vice President Leni Robredo thinks it is “shameful” that the killings done in the conduct of the administration’s drug war worries other countries more than Filipino leaders.
US President Donald Trump teed off Sunday with “golf buddy” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as the pair relaxed before official talks likely to touch on trade and North Korea.
Pete Buttigieg, the gay, liberal mayor of a small American city in the conservative bastion of Indiana, was expected to officially launch his presidential bid Sunday, joining a crowded field of Democrats vying for their party’s nomination in 2020.
Social media in Finland was ablaze with bemused comments on Monday after US President Donald Trump claimed the forest-covered nation prevents wildfires by raking its forest floors.
A little more than three weeks after he was released from hospital, former US president George H. W. Bush was re-admitted on Sunday with low blood pressure and fatigue, his spokesman said.
The International Monetary Fund will systematically address corruption and its impact on economic growth with all its member countries under new guidelines launched on Sunday.
The longtime governor of a Russian region where a huge mall inferno killed dozens of people — most of them children — resigned on Sunday after bitter criticism over his response to the tragedy.
The Senate has suspended work on Monday, Oct. 17, due to the nationwide strike planned by transport groups.
Finally, an investigation on the vanishing prepaid load in mobile phones will be carried out in the Senate starting this week.