More than 130 people, mainly children, have died and 8443 others have fallen ill in the Philippines during a measles outbreak that has been largely blamed on fears about vaccinations.
- by Nicola Smith
Sri Lankan prison authorities are recruiting two hangmen after the President pledged to end a 43-year moratorium on capital punishment and execute condemned drug traffickers.
Maria Ressa runs a popular Philippines news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration.
- by Bullit Marquez
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered government forces to destroy the Abu Sayyaf after the bombing last Sunday of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral.
- by Jim Gomez
Alain Robert, known for scaling towering structures around the world, was spotted dangling from the GT International Tower in the financial district of Makati City during rush hour.
The head of the world's largest body of Muslim-majority countries has strongly condemned the twin bombings that killed 20 people and wounded more than 80.
Jolo island has long been troubled by the presence of Abu Sayyaf militants, who are blacklisted by the United States and the Philippines.
Referendum ratifies the powerful new Bangsamoro autonomous region.
Muslims in the southern Philippines voted on Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest.
Former A-League winger Iain Ramsay's Socceroos dreams never took off, but he will be playing for one of the most well-supported teams at the Asian Cup.
- by Vince Rugari
"I lifted the blanket. I tried to touch what was inside the panties," Duterte reveals in a speech on the Catholic Church.
- by Jason Gutierrez