The Philippines’ top policeman, who leads the nation’s deadly drugs crackdown, quit on Monday as he faces allegations of protecting officers accused of selling a huge haul of seized narcotics.
A Philippine court said on Tuesday it has thrown out a decades-old civil case against the widow of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, dealing a fresh blow to a protracted effort to recover alleged ill-gotten wealth.
Seven former Muslim rebels have been killed in the southern Philippines.
“Jojo” is appointed to lead the digital arm of a conglomerate in the Philippines.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration has ordered the suspension of all loan and grant talks with foreign governments that backed a United Nations resolution to review human rights abuses during his signature anti-drug war.
A Philippines official’s remark claiming that Sabah belongs to the republic could be a calculated move to “exploit” the East Malaysian state’s strained relationship with Putrajaya, several international affairs observers have suggested.
China offers Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea.
The Philippines on Monday reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from Slovakia to China, pushing up pork prices worldwide.
The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for an explosion at a public market in the southern Philippines that wounded at least seven people early on Saturday.
Chinese ships are no longer allowed to conduct marine research in Philippine waters.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) has recommended the lifting of martial law in Davao City, citing the improved security situation in the area.
The Department of Health declares a national dengue epidemic.
The Philippines yesterday approved a plan to build a new airport near Manila.
Eight people are killed and dozens injured when a series of earthquakes struck islands in the far northern Philippines.
Asia’s First Airline, won the ‘World’s Most Improved Airline Award’ for 2019, as the carrier that achieved the biggest leap in product and service quality among a survey of over 350 leading airlines worldwide.
Duterte invokes the Philippines’ Mutual Defense Treaty with the United States.
Iceland spearheads a UN resolution to probe Duterte’s deadly drug war.
Foreign Affairs Secretary mulls the possibility of the country’s withdrawal from United Nations Human Rights Council.
Fifty-one people were injured and several homes, churches and other buildings damaged on Saturday when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn, police said.
An interagency database of foreigners working in the country is now being developed to effectively monitor and ensure that they pay the correct amount of taxes to the government, the Department of Finance (DoF) announced on Wednesday.
The Philippines will not stop China from fishing in the country’s territorial waters.
The Philippines was able to save +$1 billion in losses because of its natural systems.
China and the Philippines agreed to conduct a joint inquiry over the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel in disputed waters, President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman said Saturday.
Suspected Islamic State-linked militants kidnapped 10 fishermen off Borneo island Tuesday and took them to the southern Philippines, police said, the latest abductions in the strife-torn waters.
“On this occasion, we honour our forefathers who fought and died for our freedom and independence. Their labours, their blood, their sacrifices and their hardships are the foundation of our nation.
The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for “unpardonable intrusions”, after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs.
World renowned choir, Philippine Madrigal Singers, brought their sound to Phnom Penh on June 6 for the Melodies by the Mekong: A Friendship Concert.
Six athletes depart to China for expertise ahead of the 2019 SEA Games.
Two years after the Philippine city of Marawi was overrun by jihadists it remains in ruins, with experts warning that stalled reconstruction efforts are bolstering the appeal of extremist groups in the volatile region.
Coastal towns and islets in the Philippines are steadily sinking because groundwater is increasingly being pumped out to cater to a booming population and growing economy,