6.4-magnitude quake shakes Philippines’ main island
The shallow 6.4-magnitude quake hit about 110km off Morong in Bataan province on Luzon island at 5.05am, with residents in nearby Manila woken by their buildings shaking.
Philippines eases Covid curbs in Manila as cases fall
All restrictions on the movement of young people aged below 18 years were lifted in the capital, officials announced, and primary schools could reopen soon, pending the approval of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Philippines reimposes lockdown in capital after one day
Current rules will be extended until Sept 15, or until the trial for targeted lockdowns was implemented.
Philippines lifts lockdown in capital as virus surges
The lighter restrictions in the national capital region, which accounts for about a third of the country's economy, will enable many hard-hit businesses to reopen and spur local tourism.
Philippine capital back in lockdown over Delta fears
The Philippines has detected more than 330 Delta cases in recent weeks and there are fears the strain could tear through the nation as it has in neighbouring countries.
Covid-positive air passengers are still trying to board their flights
47 passengers on one flight from India were discovered to be Covid-19 positive on arrival in Hong Kong.
Manila orders everyone under 18 and over 65 to stay home for 2 weeks as virus cases surge
The Philippines recorded the largest daily increase since mid-August on Monday with 5,404 new infections.