President Rodrigo Duterte is urging landlords to be compassionate and give their tenants rent relief.
US health authorities on Thursday advised medical personnel facing a shortage of protective masks to use bandanas or scarves in an emergency.
Ukraine's Orthodox Church on Thursday urged the faithful to observe a series of measures against the spread of the novel coronavirus and allowed them not to kiss icons.
President Donald Trump and Ireland's visiting prime minister, Leo Varadkhar, had a "strange" moment Thursday when it came to the traditional handshake.
The largest nursing union in the US denounced Thursday the "disturbing" lack of preparation at many hospitals and clinics in the face of the deadly new coronavirus outbreak.
The World Health Organization warned Thursday that too many countries were not taking all the steps needed to fight the spread of the deadly new coronavirus.
UN chief Antonio Guterres Thursday called for an end to gender inequality which he said "should shame us all in the 21st century because it is not only unacceptable, it is stupid."
The World Health Organization declared Thursday that the new coronavirus epidemic was at a "decisive point" as countries across the globe battled to contain the deadly outbreak.
Countries should only use quarantine against the deadly new coronavirus when truly needed, and must respect the rights of those in isolation, the UN rights chief said Thursday.
China on Thursday touted a big drop in new virus infections as proof its epidemic control efforts are working, but the toll grew abroad with deaths in Japan and South Korea.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday warned that he will order the military to take over the operations of water services in Metro Manila if Maynilad and Manila Water do not get their act together.
A giant beach resort in North Korea is nearing completion, a US monitor said Thursday, with satellite pictures showing rapid progress on the sprawling development, now equipped with a water slide and cinema.
Dozens of nations threatened with catastrophe from unchecked climate change warned Thursday they "face extinction" without immediate action to rein in mankind's emissions, as UN climate talks limped towards their conclusion.
Sri Lankan police caught a top aide of President Maithripala Sirisena in the act of allegedly accepting a bribe from a foreign investor on Thursday, an anti-corruption official said.
It’s impractical, if not unrealistic for the government to impose a deadline on the military on when to end the crisis in Marawi City as there are a lot of variables that could stand in the way in realizing the target date, Sen. Gregorio…