LOS BANOS, Philippines Researchers wearing headlamps and protective suits race to untangle the claws and wings of bats caught up in a big net after dark in the Philippine province of Laguna. | Video
MANILA More than 400,000 Catholics in the Philippine capital celebrated on Saturday a feast for a centuries-old wooden statue of Jesus Christ, despite health experts warning it could turn into a super-spreader event for coronavirus.
MANILA Thousands of Catholic devotees observed physical distancing as they queued for Saturday morning masses in the Philippine capital to celebratate a centuries-old black wooden statue of Jesus Christ believed to bring miracles to the faithful.
MANILA, Jan 9 Thousands of Catholic devotees
observed physical distancing as they queued for Saturday morning
masses in the Philippine capital to celebratate a centuries-old
black wooden statue of Jesus Christ believed to bring miracles
to the faithful.
MANILA Since the pandemic forced him into remote learning, 10-year-old Jhay Ar Calma has often had to climb on to the corrugated iron roof of his home in a poor neighbourhood of Manila to get an internet signal.
MANILA Jailed Philippine activist Reina Mae Nasino wanted to hold her three-month-old daughter for the last time before she was laid to rest on Friday but she could not.
PORAC, Philippines When the pandemic shut Philippine schools, a group of teachers living near the indigenous Aeta people became so concerned about the impact on the children of the isolated community that they initiated a novel approach to help them - learning by rickshaw. | Video
MANILA Thousands of Filipinos were crammed into a baseball stadium in Manila on Saturday, breaking social distancing rules despite coronavirus risks, after people wanting to return to their home provinces flooded a government transportation program.
MANILA Maria Ressa, a journalist who runs a Philippine news website known for its tough scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to tax evasion charges, saying the case was politically motivated to harass and intimidate.
MANILA After taking a job in a hospital's COVID-19 emergency room, Philippine doctor Jan Claire Dorado planned to move out of the family home to protect relatives from the risk of infection.