Philippines: Pace of rebuilding in Marawi criticised years after conflict

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippines: Pace of rebuilding in Marawi criticised years after conflict” – below is their description. The Philippines is marking four years since a large-scale military operation against an armed group in the battle of Marawi, which saw government forces fight ISIL-affiliated rebels for more than five months. … Read more Philippines: Pace of rebuilding in Marawi criticised years after conflict

Philippines COVID: Nurses disproportionately succumb to virus

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippines COVID: Nurses disproportionately succumb to virus” – below is their description. As the Philippines reports its first two cases of the COVID-19 variant initially identified in India, its health workers are bearing the brunt. Nearly 6,500 nurses have contracted the disease in the Philippines and a … Read more Philippines COVID: Nurses disproportionately succumb to virus

Philippine fast-food chain toy collector amasses record 20,000 items

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Philippine fast-food chain toy collector amasses record 20,000 items” – below is their description. Filipino graphic artist Percival Lugue has been saving toys from fast-food restaurants since the age of five. In 2014, his passion led him to become a Guinness World Record holder for the … Read more Philippine fast-food chain toy collector amasses record 20,000 items

Southeast Asia COVID-19: Cambodia, Laos, Philippines on high alert

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Southeast Asia COVID-19: Cambodia, Laos, Philippines on high alert” – below is their description. Southeast Asian countries are on high alert after a sharp increase in coronavirus cases in Cambodia and . Vietnam reported its first community outbreak in weeks on Thursday. And the Philippines is extending … Read more Southeast Asia COVID-19: Cambodia, Laos, Philippines on high alert

Depression, anxiety among children in the Philippines as lockdowns continue

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Depression, anxiety among children in the Philippines as lockdowns continue” – below is their description. Children in the Philippines are suffering increasing levels of depression and anxiety as a result of reduced learning and development after a year of school lockdowns and COVID restrictions. For more than … Read more Depression, anxiety among children in the Philippines as lockdowns continue

Philippine coastguard sends strong warning to Chinese vessels during South China Sea patrol

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Philippine coastguard sends strong warning to Chinese vessels during South China Sea patrol” – below is their description. The Philippine coastguard has released video footage of its patrols in the South China Sea near Whitsun Reef in the Spratly Islands which are claimed by both Manila … Read more Philippine coastguard sends strong warning to Chinese vessels during South China Sea patrol

Philippines revives defence pact with US as China threat grows

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippines revives defence pact with US as China threat grows” – below is their description. Filipino and US forces are restarting a two-week joint military exercise which was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. President Rodrigo Duterte cancelled his country’s defence pact with Washington last year. But … Read more Philippines revives defence pact with US as China threat grows

Philippines: Duterte reappears in public after ill health rumours

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippines: Duterte reappears in public after ill health rumours” – below is their description. The Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has denied having a health condition preventing him from running the country. He has emerged after weeks of being absent from public events. But some still question whether … Read more Philippines: Duterte reappears in public after ill health rumours

South China Sea: Chinese ships remain at Whitesun Reef

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “South China Sea: Chinese ships remain at Whitesun Reef” – below is their description. Filipinos are saying territories in the South China Sea have never been more threatened and are questioning whether President Rodrigo Duterte will act decisively. Chinese ships are anchored at the Whitsun Reef, which … Read more South China Sea: Chinese ships remain at Whitesun Reef

Philippines Aims to Lower BSP Debt, Plans USD Bonds: Finance Chief

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “Philippines Aims to Lower BSP Debt, Plans USD Bonds: Finance Chief” – below is their description. Apr.05 — Philippines Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez discusses the outlook for the economy and policies amid the coronavirus pandemic. The country extended a lockdown in Manila and nearby provinces until at least April … Read more Philippines Aims to Lower BSP Debt, Plans USD Bonds: Finance Chief

Philippines struggles to cope with COVID-19 surge

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippines struggles to cope with COVID-19 surge” – below is their description. The Philippines is struggling to cope with a dramatic surge in coronavirus cases. The capital, Manila, and nearby provinces are now under the highest tier of social distancing restrictions. Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan has more … Read more Philippines struggles to cope with COVID-19 surge

Manila strives to inoculate more residents with COVID-19 vaccines

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Manila strives to inoculate more residents with COVID-19 vaccines” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-04-05/Manila-strives-to-inoculate-more-residents-with-COVID-19-vaccines-ZdDcdCzDy0/index.html Philippines’ capital city Manila is making steady progress vaccinating its residents against the COVID-19 pandemic. All jabs in the vaccination center are the products of #Sinovac from China and echoing good feedback. … Read more Manila strives to inoculate more residents with COVID-19 vaccines

Manila mayor receives 1st dose of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Manila mayor receives 1st dose of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Manila Mayor Isko Moreno received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Chinese manufacturer Sinovac on Sunday, expressing his confidence by stating the best vaccine is the “one in your … Read more Manila mayor receives 1st dose of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

Easter Mass celebrated in cities around the world amid pandemic

Global News published this video item, entitled “Easter Mass celebrated in cities around the world amid pandemic” – below is their description. The faithful in cities across the globe came together on Sunday to celebrate Easter Mass, though with restrictions in place due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a mass … Read more Easter Mass celebrated in cities around the world amid pandemic

Manila goes into Easter lockdown as Philippines records more than 10,000 new daily cases

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Manila goes into Easter lockdown as Philippines records more than 10,000 new daily cases” – below is their description. The Philippines passed the 10,000 mark for new daily Covid-19 infections for the first time, on March 29, 2021. Manila and surrounding provinces were put back under … Read more Manila goes into Easter lockdown as Philippines records more than 10,000 new daily cases