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Unvaccinated individuals in Metro Manila are now prohibited from going outside their homes except when doing essential activities.

Tourism chief Bernadette Romulo-Puyat says the government tracks down another Filipina traveler from the United States who allegedly skipped quarantine after arriving in the country. 

Longtime news anchor Julius Babao leaves ABS-CBN. He made his final broadcast on Teleradyo Balita Sunday, January 2. 

Twitter bans United States’ Georgia GOP Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s personal account following repeated strikes for spreading COVID-19 disinformation.

Hong Kong independent online news portal Citizen News says it will cease operations on Tuesday, January 4. – Rappler.com