Coronavirus infects all 25 Maguindanao town police elements

COTABATO CITY Coronavirus disease has reportedly infected all 25 members of the police force in Pagalungan town, Maguindanao, prompting authorities to quarantine them and deploy substitute cops for the moment. In an initial report heralded initially by scribe John Felix Unson, Brig. Gen. Samuel Rodriguez, director of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (PRO-BAR), was… Read More Coronavirus infects all 25 Maguindanao town police elements

All UK flights to PH suspended starting December 24

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved on Tuesday night, December 22, 2020, the temporary suspension of all flights from the United Kingdom (UK) starting December 24, 2020, 12:01AM until December 31, 2020. All passengers who have been in the UK within fourteen (14) days immediately preceding arrival to the Philippines, including those merely in transit, are… Read More All UK flights to PH suspended starting December 24

New COVID-19 strain prompts UK government to tighten restrictions

The UK government has introduced tough new measures for some areas of England in response to the fast spread of a new strain of the COVID-19 virus.  As of Sunday morning, the country’s capital London as well as parts of southeastern England will enter a new Tier 4, with restrictions likened to the first nationwide… Read More New COVID-19 strain prompts UK government to tighten restrictions

Malaysia to sign AstraZeneca vaccine deal on Monday

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia will sign a deal on Monday to purchase the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine from British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Addressing media on Saturday, Malaysian Health Minister Adham Baba said the country reached an agreement with AstraZeneca for the purchase of vaccines. The vaccines are planned to be brought to the country… Read More Malaysia to sign AstraZeneca vaccine deal on Monday