Philippines

Country in Southeast Asia

The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines, is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, it consists of about 7,641 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City, both part of Metro Manila. Bounded by the South China Sea on the west, the Philippine Sea on the east and the Celebes Sea on the southwest, the Philippines shares maritime borders with Taiwan to the north, Japan to the northeast, Palau to the east, Indonesia to the south, Malaysia and Brunei to the southwest, Vietnam to the west, and China to the northwest.

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The Philippines' health ministry on Thursday recorded 11 new deaths and 322 additional cases from the coronavirus outbreak.
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned violators of coronavirus lockdown measures they could be shot for causing trouble and said abuse of medical..
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The Philippines recorded on Tuesday its largest daily increase in coronavirus deaths and infections, as it ramped up testing with the arrival of thousands of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The Philippines' health ministry on Tuesday recorded its single largest daily increase in coronavirus deaths and infections.
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Coronavirus testing is expected to increase substantially in coming days in the Philippines, where the high number of deaths relative to confirmed cases reflects..
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Janitor Ritchie Estabillo was on his way to work when he was confronted by five men who poured bleach over his face, one of a growing number of hospital staff..
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The Philippines' health ministry on Monday reported seven new coronavirus deaths and 128 more infections.
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A medical evacuation plane exploded during take-off in the Philippine capital on Sunday, killing all eight passengers and crew, including an American and a..
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A medical evacuation plane exploded in a ball of flames during takeoff in the Philippine capital on Sunday, killing all eight passengers and crew on board,..
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The Philippine health ministry on Sunday reported 343 new coronavirus cases, marking the country's largest daily increase in infections, and three additional..
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The Philippine health ministry on Saturday reported 14 new coronavirus deaths and 272 additional cases, marking the country's single largest daily increase in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Private hospitals in the Philippines capital Manila have stopped accepting coronavirus patients in the face of surging numbers of sufferers and people seeking..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The Philippines has recorded nine new coronavirus deaths, bringing the total to 54, the health ministry said on Friday.
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The United States has canceled annual military exercises with treaty ally the Philippines, it said on Friday, as a precaution against a coronavirus pandemic.
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An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck 196 kilometres southeast of Budta, Philippines, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said on Thursday.
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Hundreds of Indian students, stranded in the Philippines, can fly back to India when the temporary travel ban is lifted, the Indian embassy said on Thursday,..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

The Philippine health ministry on Thursday reported seven new coronavirus deaths and 71 new confirmed infections.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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