PHILIPPINES

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MANILA – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) led by Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista is closely monitoring developments in the P735-billion New Manila International Airport (NMIA) which is now rising in the province of Bulacan.
With a design capacity of up to 100 million pa...

November 8, 2022

[video width="582" height="480" mp4="https://hongkongnews.com.hk/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/received_618473813351257_582x480.mp4"][/video] Manila, Philippines - A 22-year-old Filipino woman fell victim to an online scam involving a man who introduced himself as a Hong Kong government employee, losing P4,000. In an interview with  "Leah" (not...

November 6, 2022
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Manila, Philippines - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr. has placed four regions under state of calamity for six months due to the devastation brought by Tropical Storm Paeng. He issued Proclamation No. 84 on Wednesday declaring state of calamity in Calabazon, Bicol, Western Visayas and Bangsamoro Autonomous Re...

November 3, 2022
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Manila, Philippines – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has signed a resolution lifting the quarantine requirement for travelers entering the Philippines who are either unvaccinated, partially vaccinated, or whose vaccination status cannot be independently validated. In a report by the Philippine News Agency Wednesday, Foreign Affairs Undersec...

November 3, 2022
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Manila, Philippines -  Immigration authorities at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) rescued four human trafficking victims who were recruited to illegally work in Thailand, Laos, and Dubai.

In Tuesday’s press statement, Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Norman Tansingco,...

November 1, 2022
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Manila, Philippines - The Department of Social Welfare and Development has started giving away on Sunday more family food packs (FFPs) in five most affected regions by Tropical Storm Paeng. This was in response to President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s directive to send immediate aid to affected residents. DSWD Secretary ...

November 1, 2022
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MANILA, Philippines – President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr. is eyeing to declare a yearlong state of calamity in areas severely battered by Tropical Storm Paeng, specifically in the Bicol region and the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), a report from the Philippine News Agency said Saturday. The National Disaster Ri...

October 30, 2022
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Manila, Philippines - Flash floods and landslides set off by torrential rains brought by Tropical Storm Paeng (Nalgae) have left at least 45 people dead, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Saturday. Most of the casualties came from Visayas and Mindanao. In an online press briefing, NDRRMC spokesperson and Office ...

October 29, 2022
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Manila, Philippines - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr. has issued on Friday, Executive Order No. 7, which allows the voluntary wearing of face masks in indoor and outdoor settings in the Philippines. However, people are still required to wear facemasks in healthcare facilities that includes but are not limited to clinics, hospitals, la...

October 29, 2022