6 days ago
In December 1987, the ferry Dona Paz sank after colliding with a fuel tanker in the Philippines, killing more than 4,341 people in the world's worst peacetime maritime disaster.
8 days ago
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III vowed Wednesday his country will not back down from any challenge to its sovereignty and territory amid a sea dispute with China.
9 days ago
Two peacekeepers from the Philippines and India were wounded last week during fighting between Syrian government and rebel forces.
10 days ago
The mixed-breed dog came back from months-long treatment at the University of California, Davis, veterinary hospital, paid for with $27,000 in donations raised in the Philippines and abroad.
11 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck off the eastern Philippines.
18 days ago
Another earthquake jolted the southern Philippines late Saturday, injuring at least nine people and damaging dozens of houses.
24 days ago
Philippine police say communist rebels set off a roadside bomb and opened fire on a truck carrying police, killing seven and wounding seven officers.
28 days ago
Dan Brown's description of Manila as "the gates of hell" in the American novelist's latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital.
34 days ago
Philippine envoy Amadeo Perez said Thursday after returning from Taipei that the government has verified at least one attack, in which a Filipino was beaten with a bat.
35 days ago
Hung is the 65-year-old fisherman killed May 9 when Philippine coast guard personnel opened fire on his fishing vessel in the Bashi Strait, between the northern Philippines and southern Taiwan.
35 days ago
About 200 Taiwanese protested outside the Philippine representative office in Taipei on Monday against the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coast guard in disputed waters.
41 days ago
The Philippines has turned to its American ally to beef up its dilapidated military assets and train its forces, and angered Beijing by seeking U.N. arbitration on South China Sea disputes.
42 days ago
Authorities seeking the extradition of a former U.S. Marine arrested last month in upstate New York say they have linked him to guns used in a double killing in 2011 in the Philippines.
48 days ago
"Fitch Rating's gave the Philippines its first-ever investment grade rating in late March, citing the country's current account surplus and status as a creditor nation.
93 days ago
The World Health Organization has expressed concern that the Philippines is encouraging smoking by hosting one of the world's largest tobacco trade shows.
97 days ago
Officials of a $1 billion casino resort opening in the Philippines this weekend say the country will become one of the world's biggest gambling centers.
101 days ago
Malaysia-based AirAsia started operations in the Philippines in 2012 from Clark airport, a 2-3 hour drive from the capital, while Zest Air operates from Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila.
101 days ago
The Philippine government condemned the intrusion and called on the gunmen to surrender.
105 days ago
Police corruption has long been a major problem in the Philippines, hampering the justice system and undermining confidence in authorities.
109 days ago
The standoff elevated the Sabah territorial issue, which has been a thorn in Philippine-Malaysian relations for decades, to a Philippine national security concern.
120 days ago
Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said that China's ambassador to Manila, Ma Keqing, had returned Manila's formal notification of the move to a Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs official.
129 days ago
The world's largest saltwater crocodile in captivity has died in the Philippines, sending villagers to tears in a backwater town that shot to prominence because of the immense reptile.
136 days ago
Even by the usual standards in the Philippines, where crime is an accepted part of life, the brazen evening robbery of a jewelry store in one of the world's largest malls shocked residents of Manila.
140 days ago
The U.S. Navy says it will dismantle a damaged minesweeper that ran aground on a coral reef in the Philippines after carefully studying all options on how to salvage the ship.
142 days ago
China urged to face Philippines at UN tribunal