Filipino children must be accompanied by their Filipino citizen parents while it is only unaccompanied minors repatriated by the Philippine diplomatic and consular missions who are going to be allowed to board aircraft.
Coronavirus-wary animal owners in the Philippines had their pets blessed via a drive-through ceremony on Sunday to mark World animal Day and the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.
Nine inmates were killed on Friday when members of rival gangs in an overcrowded Philippine prison attacked each other using improvised knives, an official said, in one of the deadliest jail clashes in years.
The crater of the volcano exploded to life with towering clouds of ash and jets of red-hot lava on Sunday, forcing those living around the mountain south of Manila to flee to safety. Some 30,000 are currently in shelters.
Donations from hundreds of UAE residents for the over 38,000 evacuees from the imminent eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas Province, approximately 71.8 kilometres south of Manila, poured at the Philippine Overseas Labour Office in Al Qusais, Dubai (POLODXB) on Saturday.
The UAE stands in solidarity with the Philippines in these difficult times and is ready to provide all support and assistance, tweetd Sheikh Mohamed.
The five being held hostage were among eight Indonesians on a Malaysian fishing boat that was fishing in Malaysian waters before it was seen entering Philippine waters on Jan. 16, Indonesia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Decimated fish, scarred coffee plants and vanished tourists: the Taal volcano eruption in the Philippines has inflicted significant damage on the livelihoods of tens of thousands and is expected to cause more.
Chino and Kat Palomar exchanged vows in Cavite province on Sunday under a gigantic cloud of smoke and ash from Taal, one of the world's smallest active volcanoes.