New Zealand records just 25 COVID-19 deaths in a population of 5 million, with 40 active cases in the country on Monday
RapplerPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared New Zealand "beat the virus again" and announced restrictions in the country's largest city would be eased, after a second COVID-19 wave was contained.
The incident marks a first in recent history that police confiscated copies of a magazine considered a threat to the government
RapplerOn confiscation of copies of progressive magazine Pinoy Weekly, Gamboa says police still cannot use the Anti-Terror Law to prosecute "subversive documents" given that there is still no IRR. | via @ramboreports
St Luke's Medical Center and Makati Medical Center can no longer take in new COVID-19 patients
RapplerAt least 3 Metro Manila hospitals announced on Monday, July 13, that they have already reached full capacity of allocated COVID-19 beds, particularly in the intensive care unit, as cases of the disease continue to rise in the country.
The Berlin-Tegel Airport in Germany is closing on June 15 due to low demand during the coronavirus pandemic – and its shutdown might be permanent as a new airport is set to open on October 31
RapplerThe Berlin-Tegel Airport in Germany is closing on June 15 due to low demand during the #coronavirus pandemic – and its shutdown might be permanent as a new airport is set to open on October 31.
News reports from Taiwan quote its foreign ministry as saying that foreign workers enjoy freedom of speech and 'citizen treatment'
RapplerTaiwan OFW Linn Ordidor made headlines when DOLE pushed to have her deported for having criticized President Duterte, and again when Taiwan defended her right to free speech.
Ordidor said she stood by the opinions she had stated publicly.