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  • Philippines evacuates thousands as monsoon rains flood Manila, provinces July 26, 2021
    Intellasia East Asia News Philippine authorities moved thousands of residents in the capital, Manila, out of low-lying communities on Saturday as heavy monsoon rains, compounded by a tropical storm, flooded the city and nearby provinces. The national disaster agency said about 15,000 people, most of them from a flood-prone Manila suburb, had moved into evacuation […]
  • DOH confirms local transmission of Delta variant in Philippines July 25, 2021
    Intellasia East Asia News The Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed local transmission of the highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant on Thursday (July 22). According to the health department, twelve new Delta cases have been detected six in Bataan, two in Laguna, one in Manila, two in Pasig City, and one in Taguig. In total, […]
  • Monsoon rains flood Philippine villages, thousands evacuate July 25, 2021
    Intellasia East Asia News Thousands of residents fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in the Philippine capital and outlying provinces Saturday after days of torrential monsoon rains, which left at least one villager dead, officials said. Officials said they struggled to open more emergency shelters in order to allow social distancing among the displaced residents […]
  • Philippines logs 6,216 new COVID-19 cases, death toll tops 27,000 July 25, 2021
    Intellasia East Asia News The Philippines’ Department of Health (DOH) reported on Saturday 6,216 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 1,543,281. The DOH said the death toll climbed to 27,131 after 241 more patients died from the viral disease. “The unusually high number of deaths […]
  • Over 13,000 evacuated from Marikina river areas in Philippines over flood threat: Reports July 25, 2021
    Intellasia East Asia News The authorities have evacuated more than 13,000 people residing near the Marikina River east of the capital of Manila due to the threat of flooding, media reported on Saturday, citing the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/over-13000-evacuated-from-marikina-river-areas-in-philippines-over-flood-threat-reports20210724133654/
  • Philippines evacuates thousands as monsoon rains flood Manila, provinces July 25, 2021
    Intellasia East Asia News Philippine authorities moved thousands of residents in the capital, Manila, out of low-lying communities on Saturday as heavy monsoon rains, compounded by a tropical storm, flooded the city and nearby provinces. The national disaster agency said about 15,000 people, most of them from a flood-prone Manila suburb, had moved into evacuation […]
  • 6.7-magnitude quake hits Philippines: USGS July 25, 2021
    Intellasia East Asia News A strong earthquake shook the Philippines on Saturday, the US Geological Survey reported, but it was deep, and local authorities said they did not expect damage. The 6.7-magnitude quake struck off the main island of Luzon at 4:48 am (2048 GMT) at a depth of 112 kilometres (70 miles), USGS said. […]
  • Philippines to achieve population protection within the year July 25, 2021
    Intellasia East Asia News The Philippines is “past the crawl and walk stages” and is now “gradually running” toward its goal of vaccinating half a million individuals per day,” vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Thursday. “We are now past the crawl and walk stages, as we gradually run towards our goal of inoculating […]
  • Philippine columnist urges stopping politicisation of COVID-19 origin tracing July 25, 2021
    Intellasia East Asia News A Philippine columnist urged his government and Filipino netisens to jump on the bandwagon to stop the politicisation of the COVID-19 origin study, according to a recent article published online by Sovereign PH. “It is the height of injustice for the US and some of its allies to continue to politicise […]
  • Philippines to get 171 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in 2021 DOF July 25, 2021
    Intellasia East Asia News The Philippines is expecting to receive a total of 171 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines this year, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III announced Saturday. During his report to President Rodrigo Duterte, Dominguez said this is more than enough to vaccinate the entire adult population of the country. “So the total we […]