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China virus ability to spread getting stronger

China virus ability to spread getting stronger

SHANGHAI (Reuters) — The ability of the coronavirus to spread is getting stronger and infections could continue to rise, China’s National Health Commission said yesterday, with more than 2,000 people globally infected and 56 in China killed by the disease. National Health Commission Minister Ma Xiaowei said knowledge of the virus was limited. Ma said […]

Evacuees allowed to return home as Taal calms down

Two weeks after its eruption, Taal Volcano has exhibited a decreasing tendency of eruption, prompting authorities to lower its alert status from Level 4 to Level 3 on Sunday. As a result, thousands of evacuees displaced by the volcano eruption have been allowed to go back to their homes in order to clean their houses […]

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  ILOILO City—The Department of Health (DoH) has raised a white alert in Western Visayas region for the novel coronavirus (nCoV). Dr. Marlyn Convocar, DoH regional director for Western Visayas, confirmed Saturday that a white alert has been in place. “This is due to the suspected cases in the country, especially in Kalibo town, Aklan province,” Convocar […]

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Chinese New Year marked with joy in Binondo

Hundreds of people joined a series of events in Binondo, Manila – the home of one of the world’s oldest Chinatown – as the Filipino-Chinese community welcomed the Chinese New Year yesterday. Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso joined the celebrants as early as Friday night in a concert at Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz before […]

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26 nabbed for drag racing

IMUS CITY, Cavite – Twenty-six persons were arrested before dawn yesterday by the police for their alleged involvement in illegal motorcycle drag racing on Daanghari Road in Barangay Pasong Buaya I, this capital city. It was the biggest arrest made by the police against illegal drag racing in Cavite. Police Lt. Col. Vicente Amante, acting […]

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TACLOBAN CITY – A policeman was shot dead here last Friday. Police identified the victim as Police Chief Master Sgt. Renato Singcol, of Ormoc City and assigned to the Basey, Samar police station. Investigation disclosed that Singcol had just left the Philippine Statistics Office here and was about to board his vehicle when men onboard […]

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