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World must act faster to prevent pandemic diseases – UN risk chief

World must act faster to prevent pandemic diseases – UN risk chief

Published February 11, 2018 3:56am By MICHAEL TAYLOR, Reuters KUALA LUMPUR - The world must ramp up efforts to prevent huge infectious disease outbreaks - such as flu strains that can jump from animals to humans - which could kill millions of people, the chief of the UN's disaster risk agency said on Saturday.

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At least 1.4 million need aid in Haiti after Matthew: UN

At least 1.4 million need aid in Haiti after Matthew: UN

by Agence France-Presse October 11, 2016 The storm left at least 372 dead in the impoverished Caribbean nation, with the toll likely to rise sharply as rescue workers reach previously inaccessible areas. Matthew leveled homes, fouled water sources and killed livestock, with victims pleading for help to arrive quickly.

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JICA invites young Filipinos to disaster management training in Japan

JICA invites young Filipinos to disaster management training in Japan

Rappler.com Published 5:00 PM, April 11, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) urges young Filipinos to join the disaster management training in Japan, an initiative meant to boost the capacity of the Philippines on disaster preparedness and response.

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'Sonic attacks' leave U.S. diplomats with brain injury, nerve damage

'Sonic attacks' leave U.S. diplomats with brain injury, nerve damage

Reuters Posted at Aug 24 2017 04:37 AM WASHINGTON - A doctor who evaluated American and Canadian diplomats working in Cuba diagnosed them with conditions as serious as mild traumatic brain injury and damage to the central nervous system, CBS News said on Wednesday, citing medical records it reviewed.

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DBM allots P9.18B to upgrade DOH equipment for cancer treatment

DBM allots P9.18B to upgrade DOH equipment for cancer treatment

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has allocated a total of around P9.18 billion to buy new medical equipment used for cancer diagnosis and treatment in Department of Health (DOH) hospitals and cancer centers across the country.

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70 Lanao cops 'unaccounted for' as Marawi battle rages

70 Lanao cops 'unaccounted for' as Marawi battle rages

ABS-CBN NEWS | MANILA - Some 70 policemen from the Lanao provinces were "unaccounted for" since clashes broke out between the government forces and Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorists in Marawi City last May, the region's top cop said Monday.

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Duterte's Independence Day message: Love for nation and courage gave Filipinos freedom

Duterte's Independence Day message: Love for nation and courage gave Filipinos freedom

ABS-CBN News | MANILA – Love for our nation and courage gave us our freedom, President Duterte said in his message to the Filipino people for Independence Day.

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Potent malware targets electricity systems

Potent malware targets electricity systems

Agence France-Presse | WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Hackers have developed powerful malware that can shut down electricity distribution systems and possibly other critical infrastructure, two cyber security firms announced Monday, June 12, with one report linking it to Russia.

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World leaders in Manila: Key events at ASEAN summit

World leaders in Manila: Key events at ASEAN summit

By Audrey Morallo (philstar.com) | Updated November 15, 2017 - 4:40pm MANILA, Philippines — Amid the pageantry, red carpets, dinners and scintillating performances, leaders of Southeast Asian nations grappled with pressing regional issues during a two-day summit in the Philippine capital.

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Philippines population to hit 107 million in 2018

Philippines population to hit 107 million in 2018

MANILA, Philippines — From 105.53 million last year, the country’s population will rise to 107.19 million by the end of 2018, the Commission on Population (PopCom) said yesterday.

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