Yacht missing with 2 Britons, American, Canadian, Filipino

2015-10-06 15:46

The Philippine coast guard says a yacht carrying two Britons, an American, a Canadian and a Filipino has gone missing while sailing from Hong Kong to the northwestern Philippines at about the time a storm was affecting the region.

Typhoon roars into south China, kills 9

2015-10-05 10:29

Authorities in China and the Philippines say a typhoon that tore through the northern Philippines before roaring ashore in southern China has killed at least nine people and left dozens of fishermen missing.

Philippine children risk lives in gold mining

2015-09-30 20:13

Thousands of children as young as 9 are risking their lives to dig and dive for gold in dangerous mines in the Philippines, and the government is failing to protect them, a rights groups says.

Philippine gunmen haul hostages into remote mountain region

2015-09-23 08:16

Gunmen holding three foreigners and one Filipina hostage have slipped past a naval cordon and escaped to remote mountains in the southern Philippines without making ransom demands, police say.

Philippine church leaders urge opposition to gay marriage

2015-08-31 14:22

Leaders of the Philippines' dominant Catholic Church have called on individuals and politicians to actively oppose same-sex marriage, after new efforts by activists to have same-sex unions legalised in the conservative nation.

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.


Villager in southern Philippines kills 4 in dowry feud

2015-10-05 17:12

Philippine officials say a distraught villager has shot and killed his father-in-law and three children over a dowry feud.

Southern Philippines hit by 2 separate blasts

2015-10-01 12:19

Three people have been killed and 23 injured in two separate explosions in the southern Philippines.

Philippine troops search for kidnapped foreigners

2015-09-23 11:27

Philippine troops have scoured communities and mountains near a southern island where three foreigners and a Filipino were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen.

Bomb explosion on bus in Philippines wounds 32

2015-09-18 14:59

A homemade bomb exploding under a bus seat has killed an 11-year-old girl and wounded 32 other people in a southern Philippine city where Abu Sayyaf militants operate, police say.

Philippine sect members block off main highway in Manila

2015-08-30 22:07

Thousands of members of a Christian sect in the Philippines have brought traffic along the capital's main highway to a standstill, demanding a halt to an investigation of their leaders on charges of detaining a dismissed pastor.

'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.

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