Philippines


Gunmen shoot up journalist's coffee shop in the Philippines

2015-08-28 08:16

Gunmen have opened fire on a coffee shop owned by an investigative journalist in Manila, in the latest apparent act of intimidation against members of the press in the country.

US marine admits choking death of Filipina transgender

2015-08-24 12:12

A US Marine stationed in the Philippines has admitted that he choked to death a Filipina transgender inside a motel north of the capital Manila, in a case that reignited tensions about the presence of American troops in the country.

Bomb blast rocks Philippines military base

2015-08-21 09:52

Military officials say that a blast at a military facility in the southern Philippines has killed a soldier and wounded another.

Twin typhoons threaten western Pacific

2015-08-18 19:35

Two major tropical cyclones could hit East Asian countries in the coming days.

1 000s join quake drill in Philippine capital

2015-07-30 19:55

Thousands of people have participated in an earthquake drill in the Philippine capital to prepare the city of nearly 12 million for a feared magnitude-7.2 quake that could kill thousands and displace millions.

Philippines nabs 155, mostly Chinese, for working illegally

2015-07-22 13:09

Philippine immigration officials say they've arrested 155 foreigners, mostly Chinese, who will be deported for working in the country illegally.

Basic hygiene blamed for mass food poisoning in Philippines

2015-07-16 15:02

Philippine authorities say the poison in a batch of candy that sent nearly 2 000 children to hospital was likely a common germ from dirty hands or sweaty armpits.

Philippines 'poison' sweets sicken nearly 2 000

2015-07-13 13:08

The number of people who have fallen ill after eating a batch of 'poisoned' candy in the Philippines has risen to nearly 2 000, authorities said as they worked to identify the source of the contamination.

Aid pours in after pic of Filipino boy studying on street goes viral

2015-07-10 09:28

A homeless Filipino boy has been overwhelmed with aid after a heart-wrenching photo of him studying on the pavement and using faint light from a McDonald's outlet went viral on the Internet.

Tropical storm causes havoc in Manila

2015-07-06 07:24

All shipping has been ordered to remain in harbour and some flights have been cancelled in the northern Philippines, while schools are closed in the capital due to flooding and landslides from a tropical storm, disaster officials say.

 

'Hand of God' untangles Philippine traffic mess

2015-08-25 14:19

An 83-year-old Catholic cardinal in the Philippines has come to the rescue of thousands of stranded motorists over the weekend after single-handedly untangling a traffic jam in Manila during a typhoon.

Typhoon Goni hits Okinawa after killing 15 in Philippines

2015-08-24 12:12

Typhoon Goni has lashed the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa with heavy rains and winds, after leaving at least 15 people dead and others missing in the northern Philippines.

Critically endangered Philippine Eagle found killed

2015-08-19 11:30

Conservationists say a rare Philippine Eagle released to the wild two months ago has been found killed in a southern Philippine forest in a tragic end after she was nursed back to health from gunshot wounds three years ago.

4 suspected Islamist militants escape jail in Philippines

2015-08-17 10:10

Four suspected Abu Sayyaf Islamist militants have escaped from jail in the southern Philippines, a regional navy commander says.

Stuck in Manila for a second day Chris Brown pleads: Please, let us leave

2015-07-24 12:11

In a profanity-laced video, Chris Brown has vented his frustration at being stuck in the Philippines for a second day over a fraud complaint.

3 dead, 6 missing in coal mine collapse in Philippines

2015-07-17 10:53

A governor in the central Philippines says three workers have died and at least six others are missing after a wall of a coal mining pit collapsed after days of rains.

Rescue saves rare Philippine turtles from 'brink of extinction'

2015-07-15 11:31

Thousands of rare forest turtles have been rescued from horrifying conditions of captivity in the Philippines, saving the critically endangered animals from possible extinction, wildlife experts say.

Monsoon rain kills 8 people in Philippines

2015-07-13 09:30

Torrential monsoon rains have killed at least eight people in the Philippines, the country's disaster relief agency says, and the toll was expected to rise as two tropical storms battered northern Luzon, the main island in the archipelago.

Philippines confirms second MERS case

2015-07-06 10:25

The Philippines have confirmed a second case of the deadly MERS corona virus in a 36-year-old foreigner who showed symptoms of the disease after arriving in Manila from Dubai.

Capsized Philippine ferry possibly overloaded

2015-07-05 13:44

The death toll from a ferry that capsized in the central Philippines has risen to 61, the coast guard said Sunday, indicating that the vessel was overloaded.

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