Authorities evacuate tens of thousands of people while trying to avoid the virus risks of overcrowding emergency shelters
14 May 2020 3:47 PM
The Philippines has long ranked as one of the world's most dangerous places to work as a journalist
06 May 2020 1:09 PM
Asian Development Bank sees India's economic growth slipping to 4% in FY21
13 Apr 2020 5:11 PM
Kammuri was expected to make landfall late Monday or early Tuesday and then pass to the south of the capital.
03 Dec 2019 3:24 PM
The government said aid has reached affected communities and instructed people sleeping near the road to go to evacuation centres for help.
03 Nov 2019 4:41 PM
The integrity of several buildings and homes on Mindanao have been weakened by a 6.3 earthquake that struck on October 16.
31 Oct 2019 2:10 PM
It was near the town of Kisante and less than 100 kilometers (60 miles) from Davao City.
29 Oct 2019 12:45 PM
Kovind said that the Indian embassy in Manila will begin printing passports so as to reduce the time taken for issuance of new passports.
20 Oct 2019 7:03 PM
The crash came 10 days after Duterte -- the oldest person to be elected Philippine Prez-- disclosed he is suffering from myasthenia gravis.
17 Oct 2019 2:03 PM
At least 60 others also injured in Tulunan town in North Cotabato, and in Magsaysay and Digos in Davao del Sur, media reports suggest.
17 Oct 2019 9:06 AM
Growth in the region was 5.9 per cent in 2018.
25 Sep 2019 12:33 PM
The incident would be the fourth suicide bombing in the restive southern Philippines in 14 months.
09 Sep 2019 2:08 PM
Philippine officials said Jennifer Erin Talbot was able to pass through airport immigration counter on Wednesday without declaring the baby.
06 Sep 2019 12:33 PM
His father failed to find the boy after an overnight search, but a fisherman discovered the child's half-eaten remains.
14 Aug 2019 7:59 PM
The three boats were buffeted by strong winds and big waves triggered by monsoon rains affected main Luzon island, Western Visayas region.
05 Aug 2019 10:48 AM
The students from two village schools were to attend a cultural, health and sports festival in the town center.
19 Jul 2019 2:35 PM
The country's most recent deadly quake occurred in April when at least 11 people were killed in a 6.3-magnitude temblor.
13 Jul 2019 10:58 AM
The health ministry said 261 well-wishers had been rushed to nine hospitals after eating food that had been prepared for 2,500 people.
03 Jul 2019 6:11 PM
Emergency rooms in the city's Pasig area were inundated with patients vomiting and suffering from diarrhoea and dizziness.
03 Jul 2019 5:17 PM
Duterte went on to say that he was 'cured' after meeting current partner Honeylet Avancena.
03 Jun 2019 12:22 PM