‘New normal’ requires tourism players to shift focus

Passengers of a flight from Paris wearing protective face masks arrive at the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens on June 15. As the Indonesian government gears up to reopen tourist destinations in the so-called “new normal” phase, tourist industry players are urged to shift their focus to hygiene and safety to lure visitors and […]

PH gets P23.5B Japan loan for COVID-19 response

The Philippines can ramp up coronavirus testing and contract tracing, thanks to a new P23.5-billion loan from Japan to be spent on fighting the health and socioeconomic crises caused by the pandemic. On Wednesday (July 1), Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III and...