Philippines

Local carriers cancel Taiwan flights due to expanded ban

Local carriers cancel Taiwan flights due to expanded ban By Ma. Cristina Arayata   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Local carriers Philippine Airlines (PAL), Cebu Pacific (CEB), and AirAsia Philippines canceled on Tuesday their services to/from Taiwan, until further notice, amid the expanded travel ban imposed by the Philippine government to stop the spread of novel coronavirus … Continue reading

Philippines

Filipino repatriates to receive gov’t assistance: DOLE

Filipino repatriates to receive gov’t assistance: DOLE By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — All Filipino repatriates from countries with confirmed cases of 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD) will be receiving financial, livelihood, and employment assistance from government, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced on Monday. Bello said his agency has … Continue reading

Philippines

Airlines track fellow passengers of PH 1st nCov patient

Airlines track fellow passengers of PH 1st nCov patient By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — As the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus (2019 nCov) in the Philippines, local carriers on Friday announced they are already coordinating with the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) and now contacting fellow passengers … Continue reading