Filipinos working in Hong Kong, Macau now exempt from travel ban

Filipinos working in Hong Kong and Macau are now allowed to return to their jobs, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed today, an exception to the still in-effect coronavirus travel ban that prohibits the entry of all nationalities coming from China’s special administrative regions. DFA Undersecretary Brigido Dulay confirmed the travel ban exemption, saying ...

What’s That? Duterte sporting white wristband (not bandage) for ‘peace,’ says spokesman

What’s That? Duterte sporting white wristband (not bandage) for ‘peace,’ says spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte’s health has long been a subject of much speculation, so it came as no surprise this week when people started wondering whether the president was...

Health Department to assess coronavirus risks as PH considers lifting HK, Macau travel ban

Health Department to assess coronavirus risks as PH considers lifting HK, Macau travel ban

The Department of Health (DOH) today announced that it is considering the possibility of lifting the travel ban on the Chinese special administrative regions of Macau and Hong...

Coronavirus-infected Filipinos in Japanese cruise ship Diamond Princess now at 27

Coronavirus-infected Filipinos in Japanese cruise ship Diamond Princess now at 27

A total of 27 Filipinos on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess have now been infected by the potentially deadly COVID-19 coronavirus, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)...

Listen up, Filipinos: Duterte wants to be your travel buddy

Listen up, Filipinos: Duterte wants to be your travel buddy

Does your bucket list include traipsing all over Palawan’s beaches with President Rodrigo Duterte? Well, if it does, that’s legitimately weird, but here’s your...

Duterte refuses to lift coronavirus travel ban on Taiwan despite plea

Duterte refuses to lift coronavirus travel ban on Taiwan despite plea

President Rodrigo Duterte is standing by his decision to implement a coronavirus travel ban on Taiwan even after the self-governed island insisted that it was not part of China,...

Not Part of China: Taiwan urges gov’t to lift travel ban, alleges WHO ‘misled’ PH

Not Part of China: Taiwan urges gov’t to lift travel ban, alleges WHO ‘misled’ PH

Taiwan is not pleased with the Philippine government’s decision to include it in an expanded ban on all travelers coming from China, alleging that Manila was...

Duterte on the lookout for that ‘f**king coronavirus,’ vows to ‘slap the idiot’

Duterte on the lookout for that ‘f**king coronavirus,’ vows to ‘slap the idiot’

There’s no question our tough-guy president has a habit of threatening abuse towards inanimate objects to show them who’s boss. First, he threatened to piss down the...

Airlines cancel Taiwan flights after PH issues expanded coronavirus ban

Airlines cancel Taiwan flights after PH issues expanded coronavirus ban

Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines (PAL) have canceled their Taiwan-bound flights after the Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday that the country was included in its...

Taiwan included in Health Department’s expanded coronavirus travel ban

Taiwan included in Health Department’s expanded coronavirus travel ban

Taiwan has been included in a temporary and expanded coronavirus travel ban that had previously just included China and its special administrative regions, the Health Department...


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