The government extended the imposition of temporary travel ban on foreigners coming from areas with confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) variant until January 31, Malacañang announced Friday.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday hoped that new Covid-19 variant that was first identified in the United Kingdom will not be as “more dangerous” and “more toxic” compared with the first strain from Wuhan in China.
The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases has prohibited all arriving foreign nationals from countries that have registered cases of a new coronavirus (Covid-19) variant to enter the Philippines.
Foreign passengers coming from the United States would not be allowed entry into the country starting Sunday, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) has announced.
MANILA – There is no need to impose a stricter lockdown as long as there is no proof that the new strain of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) from the United Kingdom has entered the country, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said on Monday.
Proactive measures must be imposed in the country to prevent the possible entry of the new strain of coronavirus detected in the United Kingdom (UK), National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Saturday night.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday broached the idea of reimposing stricter lockdown nationwide in an effort to prevent the entry of a new strain of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) from the United Kingdom (UK) to the Philippines.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday thumbed down the proposal of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to disallow the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the United Kingdom (UK) to the Philippines.
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet with the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) and infectious disease workers on Saturday to discuss the new strain of coronavirus detected in the United Kingdom (UK).
Malacañang welcomed the United Kingdom’s (UK) move to authorize the use of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted the temporary ban on the deployment of nurses and other medical workers.
The list includes the US, Maldives, United Kingdom, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.
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.
The government is looking at Europe as an alternative market for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were displaced by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.
Malacañang on Friday thanked France, Germany and the United Kingdom for rejecting China’s claim to the South China Sea.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano had a virtual talk with British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce on Monday to talk about areas of cooperation between the United Kingdom and the Philippines.
Malacañang on Thursday welcomed the preliminary results from the United Kingdom on the use of dexamethasone in treating coronavirus (Covid-19) patients.
The United Kingdom has thanked Filipino health workers battling in the front lines against the coronavirus and promised to give them better care and protection.…
A global debate has emerged among doctors treating COVID-19: When should patients who need help breathing be placed on ventilators — and could intubation do some people more harm than good?
More than 1,000 seafarers in six batches returned to the Philippines on Good Friday amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported.
British journalist Piers Morgan has expressed public gratitude to Filipino nurses caring for coronavirus patients in the United Kingdom. Morgan’s tribute to the unsung heroes…
Malacañang said there are countries seeking a military alliance with the Philippines following President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to terminate the Visiting Forces of the Philippines with the United States.
The United Kingdom has asked the Philippine government have a transfer of sentenced persons agreement (TSPA) with it, Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete said on Tuesday (Feb. 4).
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana will visit five European countries to look into military equipment and platforms being sold by these nations.