South Korea reports first death from coronavirus

ANKARA — South Korea on Thursday reported the nation’s first death from the coronavirus, local media reported. According to Yonhap news agency, health officials confirmed a patient, who was under treatment…

394 deaths as leptospirosis cases double to over 2K this year: DOH

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday said it has recorded 2,229 leptospirosis cases nationwide with 394 deaths from January to August 4 this year. Health Secretary Francisco…

Deaths of 2 mayors may be aimed to shame gov’t: solon

MANILA – Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito on Wednesday expressed alarm over the killings of two mayors this week, raising the possibility that these might be related and carried out to shame…

CBCP mourns death of Nueva Ecija priest

MANILA — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Monday expressed sadness over the death of Fr. Richmond Nilo of the Diocese of Cabanatuan, who was shot dead while…