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'People need to wake up. The data is not lying. The situation on the ground is not lying,' WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan says at a briefing hosted by the UN correspondents' association in Geneva
With beaches closed and officials urging Americans to stay home, the somber mood heading into what is usually a weekend of barbecues and sunshine underscores the struggle to extinguish the coronavirus
A coronavirus frontliner at a public hospital weighs in on how President Rodrigo Duterte handled the biggest crisis to hit his government so far
In recent years, our research team of forensic speech scientists has studied the different ways facewear might affect speech clarity. Our results contained some surprises.
The planned job cuts amount to 16% of Air France's staff and 40% of those at Hop! – part of measures 'on an unprecedented scale'
Companies benefiting will be those seen as of strategic importance working in sectors such as security, health, infrastructure, and communications
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund records losses amounting to 8.28 trillion yen ($77 billion) for the fiscal year that ended in March 2020
The Department of Foreign Affairs says no new deaths are recorded
Services besides haircuts will be allowed in salons and barber shops, too, pending official guidelines
The announcement comes after the Chinese capital tests 10 million people from June 11 to July 3 – nearly half the city's population
The Philippines ruled the previous Jones Cup as Mighty Sports swept the tournament
'Today's authorization of a first medicine to treat COVID-19 is an important step forward in the fight against this virus,' says EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
The Department of Health also reports a record 400 recoveries in a single day, as total confirmed cases reach 40,336, and the death toll rises to 1,280
Bicol's coronavirus task force says some local governments expressed concern that their isolation facilities are nearing full capacity
Will Trump speak about the pandemic that has claimed nearly 130,000 American lives, and the resurgence of cases in the country's south and west?
The IATF approves appeals from the PBA and the PFF to allow their teams and clubs to practice again
While the monkeys displayed initial immunity, it's unclear how long such immunity will last in humans
'It’s now up to the Senate to come up with a solid, sound supplemental budget that will force Duterte and his economic managers to change their ways and rethink their priorities'
Petitioners led by former social welfare secretary Judy Taguiwalo also ask the High Court to compel the government to ramp up contact tracing efforts and release timely, accurate, and complete information on the pandemic
The United States Treasury says American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Sky West Airlines, and Spirit Airlines agreed to the government's terms
'Today marks the next step in carefully reopening our great nation,' Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says
The African Union says 'there are airlines that may not survive COVID-19'
Airbus says thousands of jobs could be saved if the German and French governments extend aid
Florida is a key focus of public health experts worried about a surge in southern and western US states and it now has more than 169,000 cases
The tech-dominated Nasdaq ends with another record-high finish, while the Dow gains 0.4% on Thursday, July 2, shrugging off a worsening coronavirus situation
What does celebrating even mean now that they all happen online?
Clinical examinations reveal symptoms including bleeding in the eyes, bruising, and scalp swelling, while X-rays or CAT scans show brain hemorrhaging, internal bleeding, and skull fractures
The genetic variation of the novel coronavirus that dominates the world today infects human cells more readily than the original that emerged in China, a new study says
(UPDATED) The United States' unemployment rate drops to 11.1% in June 2020, but economists fear the spike in coronavirus cases could hurt recovery
Exports jump 6.7% to $34.6 billion, as 8 of Canada's 11 export sectors bounce back in May 2020
Policemen, who man the checkpoints, are also among the 71 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Lapu-Lapu City in Central Visayas
United States exports are down 4.4% to $144.5 billion, while imports fall 0.9% to $199.1 billion in May 2020
(UPDATED) The International Air Transport Association urges governments to 'implement alternatives to quarantine on arrival,' warning of the policy's impact on the aviation industry
The Indian government invites firms to bid as it plans to allow them to run trains along 109 routes
Ano ang ginagawa ng gobyerno para tugunan ang pangangailangan ng mga jeepney driver sa panahon ng pandemya?
An additional country in Africa reports cases involving overseas Filipinos
The post-confinement world remains a deeply uncertain one, with many business owners battling for survival
The relatively low rise in new cases is due to a 'temporary' change in the Department of Health's reporting system supposedly intended to improve analysis of coronavirus numbers
Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista guarantees that since the DSWD will no longer transfer funds to local government units, local officials can no longer meddle with the cash aid
As head of the Strategic Communications Task Group of the National Task Force COVID-19, Harry Roque is responsible for ensuring that Filipinos understand quarantine restrictions and other health policies designed to fight the pandemic
The Netherlands ordered all brothels closed in mid-March and had originally planned to keep them shut until September, but decides to bring the date forward as COVID-19 cases dropped
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire says the Department of Health is in talks with other agencies for possible alternative funding sources
'Here, dear Brutus, is where the fault lies – the quality of politicians we elect to office'
The International Air Transport Association fears 'the worst may be yet to come' in the European aviation industry, with millions of jobs at risk
The Department of Health confirms 17 new coronavirus cases in Northern Mindanao – all locally-stranded individuals and OFWs who have returned to the region
Poland's Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum already has over 1,000 local and foreign visitors booked for tours since reopening after 4 months under lockdown
'Alas, with the Rappler cases and ABS-CBN shutdown, made emphatic with the passage of a draconian anti-terror law amid still rising COVID-19 cases, the Duterte administration’s bait for investors is laced with poison'
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement replaces the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement at a time when the world is suffering from the coronavirus pandemic
'It's essential our health leadership has the confidence of the New Zealand public," says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Uruguay currently has just 83 active cases, while its giant neighbor Brazil is the world's worst-hit country after the United States