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Mga Katulad na Sintomas ng n-CoV

Some passengers traveling with a Chinese couple infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus have shown symptoms of the disease, according to the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP – CIDG). According to Police Colonel Rhoderick Armamento, deputy director of the PNP-CIDG, police have contacted 23 of the 61 passengers aboard the Cebu Pacific flight DG 6519 (Cebu to Dumaguete). Of the 23 individuals, three were confirmed to have

303 Chinese tourists under Boracay surveillance

More than 300 Chinese tourists currently checked into various Boracay resorts on Thursday were monitored as a precautionary measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus (nCoV), according to the Malay Task Force Against 2019 -nCoV. Barangay Emergency Health Response Teams are on the lookout as hotels and resorts are provided with guidelines for handling tourists under surveillance. None of the Chinese nationals under surveillance showed symptoms such as fever,

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) called a new coronavirus that killed 18 people in China and infected about 650 worldwide “a Chinese emergency” on Thursday but stopped short of declaring the international epidemic. Chinese state television announced that so far 634 cases have been confirmed. The Chinese National Health Commission announced 17 deaths from the Hubei virus, the province at the center of the epidemic, and the health authorities recorded

Bushfires

Bushfires erupted in Southern Australia on Thursday as a heatwave expected to bring renewed misery, and officials warned that some areas are “just at the beginning” of the devastating crisis. Soldiers went door-to-door, warning people to leave the southern Australian town of Parndana on Kangaroo Island after massive lightning bore down the area, with temperatures rising to 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit). It was less than 24 hours after

nuclear missile

The United States would be very surprised if North Korea were to launch a long-range or nuclear missile and take appropriate action as a leading military and economic power. Announcement Washington has many “tools in its tool kit” to respond to any such check, O’Brien said in an interview with ABC’s “This Week.” North Korea has asked Washington to propose a new initiative to iron out the differences over Pyongyang’s

Trump

Demonstrators gathered in New York on Tuesday night to call for the impeachment of US President Donald Trump and his removal from office on the eve of the planned vote of the House of Representatives to condemn him. Announcement Organizers said they were anticipating thousands at a rally and march through midtown Manhattan, one of more than 600 gatherings calling for Trump’s impeachment to take place across the world. Demonstrators

Hong Kong

China’s premier told beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday that after a huge rally earlier this month and the thrashing of her government in recent local elections, she had “unwavering support” from Beijing. Six months of massive pro-democracy demonstrations that have seen violent fights between police and militant protesters, as well as daily traffic disruption, have brought the city to an end. Protesters called for the controversial Lam

Amazon forest

Norway, Germany, and Britain said they would spend up to $366 million over the next five years to help mitigate deforestation in their vast Amazon rainforest. The three nations have supported Colombia’s efforts since 2015, with around $180 million spent so far, to protect forest areas spanning nearly 60 million hectares. The announcement was made at the United Nations climate talks held in Madrid, where ministers from all over the

Hong Kong

An international group of experts appointed to counsel Hong Kong police watchdog on its handling of massive pro-democracy protests revealed they were leaving Wednesday, December 11, in a significant setback to the government. The step came a month after the group’s leaked statement revealed that they thought the police watchdog of the city was not prepared to conduct a proper investigation. They proposed instead that a completely independent investigation would

Miss Universe 2019

Miss Zozibini Tunzi from South Africa is the new Miss Universe 2019! At the 68th edition of the pageant held in Atlanta on December 9, Monday, Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray handed over her crown to Zozibini. Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson is the first runner-up followed as the second runner-up by Miss Mexico Sofia Aragon. She was given a new crown inspired by nature, energy, grace, femininity, and unity