Rosemarie Francisco Thousands of people in the Philippines fled from their homes on Tuesday as the strongest typhoon to hit the country this year made landfall, toppling trees and cutting power as it made its way...
Philippine authorities strengthened security at Manila's airport after a town mayor and three others were shot dead in an ambush at the terminal.
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.
Manila has protested against Beijing's blockade of civilian supply ships in disputed waters of the South China Sea, saying China's latest actions "constitute a clear and urgent threat to the rights...
Manuel Mogato The Philippines air-dropped food and water to soldiers posted on a grounded transport ship on a disputed South China Sea shoal, after China blocked two supply ships from reaching the troops, a senior...
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.
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.
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.
'The sap is really sticky. It was really clever of them to think of it,' says the Manila policeman.
Authorities rush to evacuate thousands ahead of a possible deadly eruption by the Philippines' most active volcano.
Girlie Linao Rescuers retrieved 110 survivors and three bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas in the eastern Philippines, coast guard and local authorities said on Sunday.
A ferry with at least 84 passengers and crew onboard sank on Saturday off the coast of central Philippines after a mechanical problem, and authorities said they were searching for at least 70...
Jan Villalon Ten months after Typhoon Haiyan, dedicated Australians continue to help in recovery on the ground.
Carol Williams The Philippines President hopes the law for an Islamic autonomous region will end more than 40 years rebellion in the restive Mindanao island.
Jim Gomez and Ryan Lucas Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said on Sunday.
David Tweed and Sangwon Yoon China has rebuffed a US proposal for countries to refrain from "provocative" acts in the South China Sea as growing tensions over disputed territorial claims dominated an ASEAN meeting of regional...
A Philippine city is offering bounties for dead rats in an effort to prevent a repeat of a deadly epidemic spread by rodent urine.
David Brunnstrom US Secretary of State John Kerry, at a meeting with Southeast Asian nations this weekend, will press for a voluntary freeze on actions aggravating territorial disputes in the South China Sea, in...
Avi Ohayon All the Philippine UN peacekeepers trapped by Islamist militants on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights have been freed and moved to a secure place, the United Nations and the Philippines said.