The Chinese government has committed PHP22 million to support the Philippines’ relief efforts following the destruction brought about by typhoon Ulysses, which killed 73 and affected thousands since it made landfall last November 11.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has deployed rescue teams to the provinces of Cagayan and Isabela after floodwaters from the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses and water released from the Magat Dam submerged residential areas.
A sports utility vehicle speeds along a flooded road near the SM Bacoor in Cavite on Friday (Nov. 13, 2020). Several areas of Metro Manila and nearby provinces were submerged in floodwaters due to non-stop rains triggered by Typhoon Ulysses.
The World Health Organization chief on Monday congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, saying the WHO looks forward to working with their administration “very closely.”
At least 442 media workers in 52 countries have died of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) since early March, the Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), a non-government organization with special consultative UN status, said Monday.