Pres. Spokesperson Panelo: No Existing Covid-19 Cases In PH

Pres. Spokesperson Panelo issues the statement, as some news reports continue to highlight the three confirmed cases of Covid-19 involving Chinese nationals from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the deadly virus.

Sen. Hontiveros Calls For Protection For Workers, ‘Work From Home’ Option Amidst nCoV

Sen. Hontiveros: “Dapat ligtas ang lahat. Ito ang priority natin.”

Pres. Duterte Assures Media No Abuse Of Broadcast Privilege

Pres. Duterte: “While the Constitution upholds the freedom of the press, the function of broadcast is a privilege granted by government.”

PH, UK To Hold Joint Defense Meet In March

PH and UK are set to hold a joint defense committee meeting in March, British Ambassador Daniel Pruce said.

WHO Renames Novel Coronavirus To Covid-19

The World Health Organization renames the deadly disease called “nCoV-2019”.

Pres. Spokesperson Panelo: Esperon, Badoy, Parlade Presumed Innocent

Pres. Spokesperson Panelo: “We will again invoke the constitutional presumption of innocence and the presumption of regularity of performance of duty.”

House To Hear nCoV’s Impact On Tourism, Travel Industry

Two committees of the House of Representatives are set to conduct a joint hearing to.

Senators Say VFA Termination Makes MDT ‘Useless’

Two veteran lawmakers said the scrapping of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) will render “useless” the Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) between the Philippines and the United States.

IPs Recommended For Military Enlistment

In a bid to enhance the counterinsurgency efforts of the Philippine government, some indigenous peoples (IPs) who graduated from the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples Scholarship Program were recommended for a special enlistment in the military.

CAB: Airlines Allow China Flights Rebooking Though Not Required

Due to the nCoV-2019 situation, all local airlines and many foreign carriers operating in the Philippines have been allowing rebooking without penalty.