Hague court begins South China Sea hearing

2015-11-24 22:28

An international tribunal has began hearing a case brought by the Philippines over disputed islands in the South China Sea, in an increasingly bitter row with China.

Chinese ship near Philippine-claimed island

2015-11-19 18:44

A Chinese coast guard ship sailed near a Philippine-occupied island in the disputed South China Sea and stayed in the waters for more than one week.

Protesters jostle with police, burn mock US flag in Philippines during Apec

2015-11-18 08:22

About 200 protesters trying to march on the venues for APEC meetings are blocked by riot police. Protesters jostled with police and burnt a mock US flag.

Obama vows commitment to maritime security in Asia

2015-11-17 11:43

President Barack Obama has vowed to bolster security in the seas around the island nation, opening a six-day diplomatic tour in Asia that is likely to be divided between the region's long-simmering disputes.

Climate vulnerable nations appeal for tougher target

2015-11-11 22:28

A coalition of nations most at risk from climate change have appealed for a crucial UN summit to enshrine a much tougher target on global warming.

Filipino militants demand $60m ransom for 3 foreigners

2015-11-04 13:18

Suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen have demanded more than $60m for two Canadians and a Norwegian they are holding in the jungles of the southern Philippines.

Fire at Philippine market kills 15

2015-10-31 16:26

A fire has razed a public three-storey market building in Zamboanga City, south of Manila, killing 15 people, including six children.

Philippine says handing China suspects in diplomats' shooting

2015-10-22 15:53

The Philippines says two Chinese diplomats suspected of killing two colleagues will be granted diplomatic immunity and handed over to Chinese authorities, following a bizarre restaurant shooting in the central Philippines.

2 Chinese diplomats shot dead in Philippines

2015-10-21 12:45

Two Chinese diplomats have been killed and a third was injured in a gun attack at a restaurant in the central Philippine city of Cebu, police say.

Typhoon survivors pulled from rooftops in Philippines

2015-10-19 06:02

Emergency workers are fanning out across flooded areas in the northern Philippines to rescue residents trapped on their roofs after Typhoon Koppu triggered floods and landslides.


Philippine journos want justice over 2009 massacre

2015-11-23 19:22

Hundreds of journalists and rights activists have taken to the streets of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, demanding justice for 58 people killed six years ago at a political rally.

Apec leaders: Urgent need to co-operate against terrorism

2015-11-19 10:07

Asia-Pacific leaders have called for governments to urgently increase cooperation in the fight against terrorism as they held annual talks overshadowed by the Paris attacks.

Obama stresses commitment to maritime security

2015-11-17 17:42

US President Barack Obamahas announced $250m in maritime security assistance for South-East Asian allies ahead of an international economic summit overshadowed by disputes in the South China Sea.

Obama heads to Asia with 'pivot' again stymied

2015-11-16 14:18

US President Barack Obama is set to arrive in the Philippines with his much-vaunted "pivot to Asia" again overshadowed by events in Europe, the Middle East and politics at home.

Philippine militants free Malaysian hostage - police

2015-11-09 14:44

Muslim militants in the Philippines have released a Malaysian woman they had been holding for nearly six months, authorities say.

Journalist shot dead in latest Philippines media murder

2015-11-02 09:55

A Philippine radio reporter has been shot dead, police and colleagues say, in the latest attack in a country known for dozens of unsolved killings of journalists.

Philippines hails ruling in South China Sea case

2015-10-30 16:35

The Philippines has welcomed a UN tribunal's decision that it can rule in a heated dispute between Manila and Beijing over South China Sea territories.

Philippine floods, typhoon death toll rises

2015-10-21 15:20

Widespread flooding in the Philippines caused by a powerful typhoon has eased, but the storm's death toll climbed to 47 and tens of thousands remain stranded.

7 dead in capsized boat in central Philippines

2015-10-19 11:10

A passenger motorboat with 41 people on board capsized in central Philippines in bad weather leaving seven dead and two others missing.

Typhoon slams into northern Philippines, 1000s flee homes

2015-10-18 08:09

Typhoon Koppu has slammed into the northern Philippines, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes amid heavy rains and strong winds that could last up to three days.

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