WHO urges gov’ts, companies, news orgs to spread Covid-19 facts

MANILA — World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Saturday called on governments, companies, and news organizations to strengthen their efforts in spreading facts about the coronavirus…

Japan has no plans to postpone 2020 Olympics over Covid-19

TOKYO — Japan is not considering cancellation or postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games over the outbreak of a new coronavirus, Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee chief Yoshiro…

Pangasinan postpones public events until mid-April

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino III has postponed all the scheduled public events and gatherings that are crowd-drawing starting Feb. 13 until mid-April this year due to the…

Filipinos Covid-19 positive in Japan climbs to 11: DFA

MANILA — The number of Filipinos onboard a quarantined ship in Japan who tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has climbed to 11, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)…

Baguio establishments incur losses from event cancelations

BAGUIO CITY — The city’s hospitality industry is feeling the brunt of the cancellation of major events and gatherings due to the continuous threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).…