Authorities in Vietnam and the Philippines braced on Tuesday for a tropical storm that could bring flooding and landslides in both countries, as the death toll in Vietnam from weeks of adverse weather rose to at least 105. Dozens are still missing. Francis Maguire reports.
A group of Filipino teachers have found an creative way to help children of indigenous communities living in remote mountains north of Manila catch up on their studies under the new norms of pandemic restrictions.
Pet lovers in Manila received blessings for their animals via a drive-throughceremony on Sunday to celebrate the feast of Saint Francis, the patron saintof animals, despite restrictions imposed to stem the spread of thecoronavirus. A row of vehicles lined up outside a mall in Manila as pet ownerspatiently waited for their turn to drive forward to have a priest sprinkleholy water on their mostly canine companions, on the day which is also knownas World Animal Day.
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