By Cynthia D. Balana
Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Gregorio Catapang on Friday visited the World Health Organization-Philippines office to express his gratitude for its support of his controversial decision to visit the 132 Filipino peacekeepers who are under quarantine on Caballo island.
By Christine O. Avendaño
Filipinos in three Ebola virus-stricken West African states have been urged by the Philippine government to come home even if the government has assessed their chances of contracting the deadly disease to be “small.”
By Jocelyn R. Uy
In the wake of the controversial visit of the chiefs of the Department of Health and the Armed Forces of the Philippines to soldiers being quarantined for possible Ebola virus infection on Caballo island, a medical group is proposing an amendment to the law of quarantine to prevent protocol violations in the future.
By Bong Lozada
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday said the families of the Filipino peacekeepers “understand” the no-visit policy imposed on them.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Saying it was not “earth-shattering” enough for top-level talks, President Benigno Aquino III said he saw no need to take up with US President Barack Obama the renewed concern over the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) after a murder case involving a visiting US serviceman.