Tag: Manila

Aquino, Philippine ex-leader who challenged China, is buried

MANILA, Philippines — Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III was buried in austere state rites during the pandemic Saturday with many remembering him for...

May Day protesters demand more job protections amid pandemic

PARIS — Workers and union leaders dusted off bullhorns and flags that had stayed furled during coronavirus lockdowns for slimmed down but still boisterous...

Asia Today: Philippines extends lockdown as infections spike

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government extended a lockdown by another week Monday after an alarming spike in coronavirus infections continued to surge and...