Dozens of people were hurt during clashes with riot police, triggered by the demolition of a squatter settlement to make room for business developments in suburban Quezon city, Manila.
Philippine authorities strengthened security at Manila's airport after a town mayor and three others were shot dead in an ambush at the terminal.
Jason Gutierrez More than 200,000 flood-battered residents of the Philippine capital fled their homes on Tuesday as relentless monsoon rains, which have killed eight people, submerged more than half of Manila.
Martin Fackler TOKYO: In a sign of how China's rise has helped turn wartime foes into allies, Japan and the Philippines have agreed to co-operate more closely on maritime security.
MANILA: Relentless rains have submerged half of the Philippine capital and triggered a landslide that killed eight people.
Police storm a bus where a former policeman was holding a group of Hong Kong tourists, killing him but unable to save all of the hostages.
Megha Rajagopalan From harassing Filipino fishing boats and monitoring oil exploration off Vietnam to playing cat-and-mouse with the Japanese coastguard, China's expanding fleet of civilian patrol vessels have become...
A castaway who says he survived 13 months adrift in the Pacific appears to be suffering post-traumatic stress syndrome, a doctor says, as officials confirmed he had been living in Mexico illegally.
The fisherman, who says he survived 13 months adrift on the Pacific Ocean is set to depart the Marshall Islands for his homeland of El Salvador after medics cleared him to travel.
Floyd Whaley The Philippine government and the country's largest Muslim insurgency group have worked out the final details of a historic peace agreement that many hope will end more than 40 years of violence in...
In a remote Philippine village, toddlers played oblivious at a nursery as the house next door became part of a horrifying child pornography ring, with live footage of children performing sex acts...
More than 40 people killed days after a landmark peace deal was struck with the largest Muslim insurgency group in the Philippines.
Keith Bradsher President Benigno S. Aquino III of the Philippines called on Tuesday for nations around the world to support the Philippines in resisting China's assertive claims to the seas near his country,...
Declan Hill Global match-fixing has the power to destroy much of the modern sports world.
Manuel Mogato and Roli Ng Dazed survivors begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine on Monday after a super typhoon Haiyan killed an estimated 10,000 in the central Philippines.
Lindsay Murdoch Up to 10,000 people are feared dead from super typhoon Haiyan as survivors tell of huge tsunami-type storm surges whipped up by near record winds that swept away entire Philippine villages.
Professional storm-chaser James Reynolds says super typhoon Haiyan was the most terrifying event he has witnessed.
Lindsay Murdoch The death toll and devastation wrought by super typhoon Haiyan could be far worse than has been revealed so far as efforts to get emergency supplies to the worst hit areas are hampered by armed...
Brian K. Sullivan Three people have been killed and seven others hurt as one of the most intense typhoons on record whipped the Philippines, terrifying millions as monster winds tore roofs off buildings and giant...
Dan Harrison An Australian man removed from the priesthood for secretly marrying has been killed by typhoon Haiyan just weeks after becoming a father.