Political bloc that led the country for 60 years until 2018 also said that it would not back Anwar Ibrahim.
Researchers say deaths linked to COVID-19 and air pollution represent ‘potentially avoidable, excess mortality’.
The US has recently seen a record-breaking surge in daily and weekly averages of new coronavirus cases.
Philippine president’s top science and technology official says vaccine would be available at the earliest in mid-2021.
Voters will head to the polls on Wednesday to elect their president, lawmakers and local governments.
Front-line workers say they are dealing with poor job conditions and unpaid salaries, and face backlash for speaking out.
Insulting Muslims for ‘abhorrent crimes of such extremists is an opportunistic abuse of freedom of speech’, Zarif says.
After a controversial Senate vote along party lines, Barrett is quickly sworn in at White House ceremony