China not on travel restriction list: Palace

MANILA, Jan 8 (Mabuhay) — China is not on the Philippines’ list of nations covered by a temporary travel ban to curb the spread of the new strain of coronavirus because international agencies have yet to confirm that it has indeed entered the East Asian country, Malacañang...

PH expands ban to Austria travelers over new COVID-19 variant

MANILA, Jan 9 (Mabuhay) — Foreign travelers from Austria are banned from entering the Philippines starting Jan. 10 until Jan. 15, Malacañang said Friday, after the new South African COVID-19 variant was detected in the European country. “Relative to the detection of a...

Jennylyn Mercado, Dennis Trillo mark 7th anniversary as a couple

MANILA, Jan 9 (Mabuhay) — Actress Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo marked their seventh anniversary as a couple. In his Instagram post, Trillo shared a clip of their anniversary date, while Mercado posted a photo of her and Trillo with their respective sons. “If...

FDA approves clinical trial for Clover COVID-19 vaccine

MANILA, Jan 9 (Mabuhay) — The  Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration approved Friday the clinical trial for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine developed by Chinese firm Clover Biopharmaceuticals AUS Pty Ltd. Before securing the go signal from...