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Super typhoon’s destruction in Philippines ‘badly underestimated,’ says UN

Scientists have long warned that typhoons are strengthening more rapidly as the world becomes warmer because of human-driven climate change

Beijing Olympic torch relay closed to public over COVID

The relay involving 1,200 torchbearers will take place across the Games' three sites and also travel to tourist attractions

Vaccine hesitancy among Filipinos drops, but World Bank notes low rate...

The World Bank said the slow pace and low rate of vaccination in the Philippines may be to blame for the spread of the Omicron variant

Oxfam raises concern over risk of COVID transmission among typhoon survivors

As of January 17, there were still 228,529 displaced typhoon survivors staying in evacuation centers

Philippines implements ‘no vax, no ride’ policy despite opposition

As of Monday, January 17, the Philippines has recorded 37,070 new COVID-19 cases, with 33,940 new recoveries and 23 new deaths

Bishop backs ‘health breaks’ in schools in areas under Alert Level...

Bishop Mangalinao said these steps are to ensure the safety of everyone and prevent the spread of the disease in schools

‘COVID-19 pushed 148 million Asians into poverty,’ says Oxfam

The region’s billionaires, however, grew their wealth by US$1.46 trillion, leading to a staggering rise in inequality

Philippines celebrates its most famous child

The Child Jesus is no doubt the most famous child in the Philippines with his image prominently displayed in all possible places

2.2 million workers affected by super typhoon ‘Odette,’ says ILO

Although the typhoon hit parts of 10 regions in the country, the impact on employment varied, said the report

Christian activists, human rights groups hit Philippines’ ‘no vax, no ride’...

The Commission on Human Rights said the travel restrictions "effectively restricts the exercise and enjoyment of fundamental rights”

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