Gulf Times - Manila
Manila orders anyone below 18 to stay indoors as virus cases surge

Manila orders anyone below 18 to stay indoors as virus cases surge

The Philippine capital Manila will widen a ban on minors leaving their residences to include youths of up to 18 years old for two weeks starting on Wednesday, tightening coronavirus restrictions in a bid to tackle a new surge of infections.

Philippines extends partial coronavirus curbs in Manila

Philippines extends partial coronavirus curbs in Manila

The Philippines extended on Friday partial Covid-19 restrictions in the capital Manila until the end of February in a bid to slow a spike in infections after year-end holidays, officials said ...

Qatar delivers relief aid for Philippine typhoon victims

Qatar delivers relief aid for Philippine typhoon victims

In implementation of the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar's embassy in Philippines Friday delivered urgent relief aid from the Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) via an air bridge from the Qatari Armed Forces to the Philippine Red Cross to support the victims

Typhoon Vamco lashes the Philippines, paralyses parts of Manila

Typhoon Vamco lashes the Philippines, paralyses parts of Manila

Torrential rains from Typhoon Vamco lashed provinces in the Philippines' main Luzon island on Thursday, killing at least one person and paralysing parts of the capital Manila as some residents awaited rescue by boat ...

Philippine capital to undergo curfew, mall closures as coronavirus deaths rise to six

Philippine capital to undergo curfew, mall closures as coronavirus deaths rise to six

Mayors of Metro Manila's 16 cities announced nighttime curfews on Saturday and urged shopping malls to close for one month, in a bid to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, as the Philippines reported its sixth death.

Sacked security guard holds dozens hostage at Philippine mall, one wounded

Sacked security guard holds dozens hostage at Philippine mall, one wounded

A man was shot and about 30 people taken hostage on Monday by a gunman at a mall in the Philippine capital Manila, where armed police and negotiators were trying to end the standoff peacefully.

SEA Games organisers say 'ready' for Typhoon Kammuri

SEA Games organisers say 'ready' for Typhoon Kammuri

Southeast Asian Games venues and officials in the Manila region are ‘ready’, competition organisers said Monday, as powerful Typhoon Kammuri churned toward the Philippines.

QVC to open in Manila by end of this month

QVC to open in Manila by end of this month

A new Qatar Visa Centre (QVC) will be opened in Manila, the Philippines, by the end of this month, it was revealed at a seminar in Doha on Tuesday.

Philippines approves plan to build new Manila airport

Philippines approves plan to build new Manila airport

The Philippines on Wednesday approved a plan to build a new airport near Manila, in a bid to ease congestion with the capital's existing airport operating at full capacity.

Five killed as buildings collapse in strong Philippine quake

Five killed as buildings collapse in strong Philippine quake

At least five people were killed when buildings collapsed near Manila after a powerful earthquake set skyscrapers swaying and drove terrified locals into the street.

Chinese jet slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rain

Chinese jet slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rain

Four people suffered "superficial scratches" as they evacuated the Boeing 737-800 jet, which had flown to Manila from Xiamen in southeast China.

Small plane crashes outside Philippine capital, killing seven: media

Small plane crashes outside Philippine capital, killing seven: media

A small plane crashed into a house north of the Philippine capital on Saturday, killing at least seven people, officials and media said.