The Philippines considers reviving nuclear plant to meet energy demand

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “The Philippines considers reviving nuclear plant to meet energy demand” – below is their description. The Philippines is looking to revive its dormant nuclear power plant to solve its energy crisis. Experts say it could reduce soaring power prices by up to 70 percent. The Bataan Nuclear … Read more The Philippines considers reviving nuclear plant to meet energy demand

Philippines fishermen angry over government’s import plans

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippines fishermen angry over government’s import plans” – below is their description. Fishermen in the Philippines are angry over government plans to import thousands of tonnes of fish. Many lost their jobs when the Taal Volcano erupted last year, and the coronavirus added to their problems. Al … Read more Philippines fishermen angry over government’s import plans

Filipinos sceptical about COVID-19 vaccine after dengue probe

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Filipinos sceptical about COVID-19 vaccine after dengue probe” – below is their description. As many countries prepare to roll out vaccines in the coming months, gaining public trust will be crucial. It is one of the challenges facing the Philippines government, which has an ambitious plan to … Read more Filipinos sceptical about COVID-19 vaccine after dengue probe

Philippines: COVID-19 vaccination challenges expected

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippines: COVID-19 vaccination challenges expected” – below is their description. The global rush to buy coronavirus vaccines is under way. But while wealthier countries have already done deals with manufacturers, those with smaller budgets are struggling to secure early supplies. The Philippine government plans to vaccinate up … Read more Philippines: COVID-19 vaccination challenges expected

Chess championship: A 10-year-old Filipino takes over global stage

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Chess championship: A 10-year-old Filipino takes over global stage” – below is their description. Young chess masters from around the world are set to compete in an international online championship. And one 10-year-old prodigy from the Philippines is already being tipped as a player to watch. Al … Read more Chess championship: A 10-year-old Filipino takes over global stage

Philippine nurses oppose ban on leaving to work abroad

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippine nurses oppose ban on leaving to work abroad” – below is their description. Nurses in the Philippines are opposing their government’s ban on leaving for work abroad. They say they have the right to pursue work overseas. But the government wants them to serve their country … Read more Philippine nurses oppose ban on leaving to work abroad

Death toll from Philippines typhoon continues to rise

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Death toll from Philippines typhoon continues to rise” – below is their description. The casualties from Typhoon Vamco continues to climb in the Philippines. More than 60 people are confirmed dead. The storm caused devastation across the main island of Luzon, including the capital, Manila. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Death toll from Philippines typhoon continues to rise

At least 42 killed after Typhoon Vamco batters Philippines

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “At least 42 killed after Typhoon Vamco batters Philippines” – below is their description. At least 42 people are now confirmed to have died and another 20 are missing after Typhoon Vamco swept across the northern Philippines. Landslides and flooding have destroyed homes and left dozens of … Read more At least 42 killed after Typhoon Vamco batters Philippines

Typhoon Goni, most powerful storm of 2020, devastates Philippines

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Typhoon Goni, most powerful storm of 2020, devastates Philippines” – below is their description. Aid agencies say it could take months to restore power to some areas of the Philippines after Typhoon Goni destroyed houses and triggered floods across the country. At least 20 people have been … Read more Typhoon Goni, most powerful storm of 2020, devastates Philippines

Philippines launches rescue operations after Typhoon Goni

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippines launches rescue operations after Typhoon Goni” – below is their description. Clean-up and rescue operations have begun in the Philippines, after Super Typhoon Goni hit the country. Many homes have been destroyed and one province has reported 90 percent of its infrastructure is damaged. With at … Read more Philippines launches rescue operations after Typhoon Goni

Super Typhoon Goni batters Philippines, one million evacuated

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Super Typhoon Goni batters Philippines, one million evacuated” – below is their description. A super typhoon has barrelled into the eastern Philippines bringing “catastrophic” winds and intense rains as about a million people were evacuated in its projected path including in the capital, Manila, where the main … Read more Super Typhoon Goni batters Philippines, one million evacuated

Philippines: Duterte’s popularity soars to record high

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippines: Duterte’s popularity soars to record high” – below is their description. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has long been criticised for his authoritarian style and intolerance of dissent since he took office in 2016. But a national survey released this week shows Duterte remains extremely popular, with … Read more Philippines: Duterte’s popularity soars to record high

Philippine government efforts to preserve historic Manila

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippine government efforts to preserve historic Manila” – below is their description. Years of decay and neglect have left the city of Manila a shadow of what it once was and growing urbanisation, pollution, and a reputation for violence have pushed many away. But there have been … Read more Philippine government efforts to preserve historic Manila

COVID-19 leads to significant job losses in the Philippines

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “COVID-19 leads to significant job losses in the Philippines” – below is their description. The coronavirus pandemic has led to significant job losses in the Philippines. Many people across the country are going hungry as the country struggles with its first recession in nearly 30 years. Millions … Read more COVID-19 leads to significant job losses in the Philippines

COVID-19: Philippine schools struggle to educate poor children

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Philippine schools struggle to educate poor children” – below is their description. Schools in the Philippines are struggling to provide children with education, as the global pandemic continues. Kids from poorer backgrounds are being disproportionately affected. Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila. – Al Jazeera … Read more COVID-19: Philippine schools struggle to educate poor children