Redfield's response came when questioned at the "Review of Coronavirus Response Efforts" hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday.
The US Commerce Department has ordered app stores to remove popular Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok and the messaging and payment platform WeChat.
The Duterte government today ordered the closure of all cemeteries and columbariums in the entire country from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque encouraged the public to visit the tombs of their families before or after the closure. He said the decision ...This article, Malacañang orders closure of all cemeteries, columbariums from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
About 40 to 50 Filipino girls aged 10 to 14 years old are giving birth every week, the Commission on Population and Development (PopCom) today said. PopCom Executive Director Juan Antonio Perez III told ABS-CBN's Teleradyo that this brings up the number of teen pregnancies to double what it was a decade back. He expressed ...This article, At least 40 Filipino girls below 15 years old give birth weekly, says gov't agency, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
The Miami Heat have turned what was thought to be a poised, mature bunch into a group that second-guesses itself on the floor and apparently, challenges itself off it for the world to hear.
A high-ranking officer of the Philippine National Police expressed skepticism today over a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, which said that drug war deaths increased by 50% during the COVID-19 lockdown. Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, Philippine National Police deputy chief for administration, said in an interview with cable channel ANC that deaths only increased by ...This article, Drug war deaths increased not by half but only 5% during pandemic, insists Eleazar, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
The government agency implementing the "beach nourishment" project in Manila Bay has denied that the large number of dead fish floating on Baseco's seawall was caused by dolomite dumping. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary Benny Antiporda told reporters in a briefing yesterday that it was "erroneous" to blame the crushed industrial rocks ...This article, Gov't denies link between fish kill and Manila Bay's 'white sand' project, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
Down by 14 in Game 1, the Miami Heat found a way. Goran Dragic scored 25 points, Bam Adebayo led a big third-quarter rally to finish with 21, and the Heat pulled off another comeback to beat the Celtics 106-101 and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. “We got grit," Adebayo said.
The European Parliament, which said it was "alarmed over the deteriorating level of press freedom in the Philippines," has urged the Duterte government to drop all of its charges against Rappler founder Maria Ressa and grant a new franchise to the now-shuttered broadcasting company ABS-CBN. Read: Despite Maria Ressa’s conviction, Malacañang insists Duterte supports press freedom ...This article, EU Parliament urges gov't to drop charges against Maria Ressa, grant ABS-CBN franchise, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
Cebuanos Roger Pogoy, Paul Desiderio and Ron Dennison could not hide their elation upon learning of the news that the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) could soon be returning to action, albeit in
Cat and dog owners suffering from Covid-19 can pass their illness onto their feline and canine companions, according to a small study released Friday.
RESIDENTS of Sitio San Juan, Barangay Inayagan in the City of Naga, Cebu were able to forget their worries brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic when they were able to witness the hatching of around 96
Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri says re-signing point guard Fred VanVleet is a “big-time priority.” VanVleet, who will be an unrestricted free agent after the season, averaged 18 points and seven assists this season for the defending NBA champions. Ujiri, who has one year left on his contract, says he hasn’t had any discussions with team owner Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment since the club’s season ended last week.