Rappler's latest stories on Covid-19
Philippine National Railways General Manager Junn Magno says 6 of the 8 trains are newly acquired from Indonesia
The resumption of P2P operations is in line with the start of the general community quarantine in Metro Manila
Dagupan City Mayor Brian Lim says general community quarantine will still be followed from June 1 to 15
Here's how some major roads in Quezon City looked like on Sunday, May 31
The Department of Health also reports 957 deaths and 3,909 recoveries as of Sunday, May 31
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board reminds drivers, operators, and passengers to follow health protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19
Cebu City's Executive Order No. 79 is signed on Sunday, May 31, and takes effect immediately
Most of the stranded Filipino workers are in the Middle East, says the Department of Labor and Employment on Sunday, May 31
Sotto says biking is good for physical distancing as he reminds his constituents that the general community quarantine does not change the precautionary measures government has been implementing against COVID-19
The Department of Foreign Affairs says the spike is 'due to some late reports' from the Middle East 'where many host governments implement strict data privacy and confidentiality rules'
(UPDATED) The Bureau of Customs says it has been looking into the alleged smuggling operations of Omnibus Biomedical System, Inc. which earned the ire of President Rodrigo Duterte for supposedly selling overpriced medical equipment to government. Omnibus denied the allegations.
Caught in a maze of tests and government requirements, returning overseas Filipino workers stuck in quarantine are forced to hustle just to get home
Latin American countries are bracing for difficult weeks ahead as the disease spreads rapidly across the region
Only domestic flights approved by CAAP will resume operations between areas under general community quarantine in June 2020, says MIAA
But Governor Jonvic Remulla says the Cavite government is imposing a limit on the amount of alcoholic drinks residents may buy per day
'The government cannot fight COVID-19 alone,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque as the country further eases quarantine measures
Football fans may be back in the stands in a 'phased basis' starting next season
The film festival will push through from September 2 to 12
'All the suffering will be of no use if we do not build together a more just, more equitable, more Christian society, not in name but in reality,' says Pope Francis
The 3rd holiest site in Islam reopens its doors to worshippers after being closed for over two months due to the coronavirus
'What if your favorite performing artist showed up in your house through some abracadabra of digital technology? How will that change the quality of your day?'
'Hatred, left unchecked, can lead to violence with horrific consequences,' says Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission
'At first, I was shocked that Ilonggos were willing to trade their expensive items, like an LV Neverfull bag for groceries, a vintage car for sacks of rice, and antique furniture for lechon'
Brazil records 498,444 cases of COVID-19, the second highest just behind the United States
Michelle Rubio, a public school teacher in Sorsogon City, says teaching should be more than just providing learning materials to students especially during this time of a health crisis
Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says her province is prepared to transition to the moderate general community quarantine
Because of the virus, Canada cannot comply with its plan to accommodate some 370,000 new permanent residents this year
Bulk of the new cases – whether fresh or late – still come from Metro Manila which will ease into general community quarantine beginning Monday, June 1
Labor groups also report that workers are getting pay cuts of as much as 25% during quarantine
No new deaths were reported, while some 975 Filipinos abroad have recovered from the coronavirus
As the Eid'l Fitr holiday is still fresh in our minds, let us take the time to learn more about our Muslim brothers and sisters
During the pandemic, the owners of Binthau Bakeshop in Binangonan, Rizal, set aside concerns of making a profit and chose to feed the needy with their bread
With the lifting of a nationwide state of emergency, Japan's traditional onsen – large bathhouses where guests bathe naked in warm pools and tubs – are gradually reopening, much to patrons' relief
'It was upsetting to see photos of nurses in head-to-toe level 4 PPE watching over patients in non-air conditioned tents and think about their P10,000 monthly salary (even lower in private hospitals) and 12-hour shifts'
The limit of 10 persons in religious gatherings remains for GCQ areas until government and religious groups can agree on new rules
Makati Mayor Abby Binay says the city government has released a total of P1,035,810,000 in financial assistance to 207,162 qualified residents
Malacañang responds to a labor group that condemned the government for its 'garbage-like treatment' of migrant Filipino workers
'A tech fix alone does not constitute a solution to the real concerns, worries, and conditions of parents, teachers, and learners'
An exception may be made for families living in areas that have been placed under localized ECQ by mayors and governors
The executive branch wants the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act to be valid until September 2020
Only haircutting will be allowed. Facials, eyebrow services, and nail services are still prohibited, says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque.
Programa ng gobyerno para sa mawawalan ng trabaho dahil sa pandemya, sapat ba?
One option in the NBA restart includes scrapping the ranking by conference and instead seed teams by overall league standings
Central Visayas, Mandaue City, and Zamboanga City are also added to GCQ areas after President Rodrigo Duterte initially placed them under the more relaxed modified GCQ
PRESS RELEASE: Inspired by the telephone booth-style swab collection facilities in other Asian countries, the specimen collection booths are equipped with a transparent front window, ventilation, and caster wheels for easier mobility
Iran warns that the Middle East's deadliest coronavirus outbreak is worsening in some regions
Some comments say in jest that St Peter Life Plans and Chapels – more than the government – is 'taking care of us’
'Recognition for frontliners': Pinay nurse in UAE inspired by conversation with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince
Jessa Dawn Ubag says she considered her video conference with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as a 'recognition of the Filipino community in the UAE, along with all frontliners'
The US is the WHO's biggest financial contributor, having given $400 million to the UN agency in 2019
A barangay kagawad makes threats to correspondent Joanna Rose Aglibot and her family, prompting the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines to issue an alert