Jamela Alindogan

Jamela Alindogan

Asia Pacific

Philippines workers resort to bicycles amid lockdown

In the capital, Manila, thousands of essential workers resort to bicycles after public transport was shut down amid the coronavirus lockdown.

Philippines workers resort to bicycles amid lockdown

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Millions more jobless in the Philippines amid COVID-19 lockdown

The government implemented one of the world's strictest and longest lockdowns amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Millions more jobless in the Philippines amid COVID-19 lockdown

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Thousands of Filipino seafarers out of work

More than 20,000 Filipinos who work on ships have been repatriated.

Thousands of Filipino seafarers out of work

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Philippines storm displaces tens of thousands of people

Tropical Storm Vongfong destroys homes and cuts power on the central island of Samar, with fears evacuations could increase COVID-19 spread.

Philippines storm displaces tens of thousands of people

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Philippines reopens its skies to incoming international flights

International flights have been allowed to resume flying into Manila with strict measures in light of the pandemic.

Philippines reopens its skies to incoming international flights

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Philippines ABS-CBN TV network ordered shut

Philippines' largest television network has been ordered to cease operations after President Duterte's allies in Congress refused to renew station's 25-year licence.

Philippines ABS-CBN TV network ordered shut

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HRW: COVID-19 lockdown violators in Philippines abused

Accusations police in Philippines are committing rights abuses, as they enforce strict coronavirus lockdown measures.

HRW: COVID-19 lockdown violators in Philippines abused

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China's unity song backfires as propaganda on South China Sea

Many Filipinos say the message is subliminal and insulting as China reasserts its claim over the South China Sea.

China's unity song backfires as propaganda on South China Sea

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Philippines jails: Many inmates, staff test positive for COVID-19

The coronavirus is spreading rapidly in some of the world's most congested jails in the Philippines.

Philippines jails: Many inmates, staff test positive for COVID-19

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Philippines Easter celebrations: Catholics mark holy week

More than 200 Filipinos have died from the virus and the number is expected to rise.

Philippines Easter celebrations: Catholics mark holy week

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Philippines: Valenzuela city begins mass localised testing

It has been described as the country's very first localised mass COVID-19 testing programme.

Philippines: Valenzuela city begins mass localised testing

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Philippines virus lockdown affects supply, sale of crops

Among the poorest communities in the Philippines farmers struggle to sell as the coronavirus restrictions continue.

Philippines virus lockdown affects supply, sale of crops