Philippines

Philippines records 18 new coronavirus deaths, 284 more cases

Philippines records 18 new coronavirus deaths, 284 more cases

Published 13/04/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine health ministry on Monday reported 18 new coronavirus deaths and 284 additional infections. In a bulletin, the health ministry said [more…]

Philippines detects bird flu outbreak in quail farm

Philippines detects bird flu outbreak in quail farm

Published 16/03/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has detected an outbreak of avian flu in a northern province after tests showed presence of the highly infectious H5N6 [more…]

Philippines’ Duterte says Trump deserves to be re-elected

Philippines’ Duterte says Trump deserves to be re-elected

Published 15/02/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that Donald Trump deserved to be re-elected, praising the U.S. president’s reaction to his decision [more…]

Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut

Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut

Published 20/01/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - A restive volcano in the Philippines has a high risk of eruption as it is “recharging” with fresh magma and rising emissions [more…]

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the [more…]

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Published 19/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the [more…]

Philippine financial markets shut after volcano spews ash over Manila

Philippine financial markets shut after volcano spews ash over Manila

Published 13/01/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine financial markets were shut on Monday to ensure the safety of employees and traders after a volcano near Manila spewed huge [more…]

China’s Hengyi runs new Brunei refinery near full rates: officials

China’s Hengyi runs new Brunei refinery near full rates: officials

Published 02/01/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China’s Hengyi Petrochemical Co Ltd is operating its new 160,000 barrels per day refinery in Brunei at near full capacity after trial [more…]

Eleven dead, 300 treated after drinking coconut wine in Philippines

Eleven dead, 300 treated after drinking coconut wine in Philippines

Published 23/12/2019

MANILA (Reuters) - At least 11 people have been killed and more than 300 treated in hospital after drinking coconut wine in the Philippines, including [more…]

Eisai Inc announces U.S. approval for insomnia drug

Eisai Inc announces U.S. approval for insomnia drug

Published 22/12/2019

(Reuters) - Japan-based drugmaker Eisai Co’s U.S. subsidiary announced on Sunday that it had received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its [more…]