Authorities in the Philippines should drop all charges and release Senator Leila de Lima. She has been in police detention for 4 years now; an outrageous abuse of her basic rights, and emblematic of the Duterte administration’s oppressive rule.
One of the Philippines’ 25 known cases of a highly contagious variant of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has died, and health authorities are still looking for the source of infection. Read:
One of the Philippines’ 25 known cases of a highly contagious variant of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has died, and health authorities are still looking for the source of infection. | @dpazzibuganINQ
Not even one fake COVID-19 vaccine should be able to enter the Philippines, a lawmaker says as she calls on authorities to intensify border screening efforts. More:
Philippines president gives authorities okay to shoot those violating coronavirus lockdown orders “Is that understood? Dead. Instead of causing trouble, I will bury you.”
WATCH: Volcanic lightning streaks through ash plume as the Philippines' Taal volcano spewed forth steam, ash and pebbles up to 10-15 km in the sky. Authorities say "a hazardous eruption" may happen within hours or days, prompting thousands to evacuate the area south of Manila.
At least 11 people dead and more than 300 treated in hospital after drinking tainted coconut wine in the Philippines, health authorities say. Victims all consumed lambanog, a drink popular during holidays and celebrations.