covid 19 / Philippines

Sputnik V mini-rollout preparation for more doses in May

By Lade Jean Kabagani   FINALLY IN PH. Qatar Airways carried 15,000 doses of the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccines from Moscow and landed at NAIA Terminal 3 in Pasay on Saturday (May 1, 2021). The vaccines were then taken to the PharmaServ Express cold-chain storage facility in Marikina City. (PNA photo by Robert Oswald P.Alfiler) MANILA (Philippines News … Continue reading


Duterte, Putin share Covid notes in 30-minute telesummit

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   ALLIES. President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a 30-minute conversation on Tuesday (April 13, 2021). They agreed on the importance of cooperation among nations to defeat the pandemic, according to Sen. Bong Go (left). (Photo courtesy Sen. Bong Go) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Russia open to manufacturing Sputnik V in Philippines

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   (Photo courtesy of MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Moscow is willing to partner with local firms to produce the Russian-developed Sputnik V vaccines in the Philippines. “We are open to produce our vaccine in the Philippines. We believe that we can start production in the Philippines within the next four to … Continue reading