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
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
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 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 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
Duterte has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago.
23 May 2019 10:08 AM
A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines island of Luzon on Monday afternoon.
22 Apr 2019 3:36 PM
'French Spiderman' arrested after scaling Manila skyscraper.
30 Jan 2019 1:13 PM
The Philippines' wealthiest man Henry Sy died on Saturday, his conglomerate has announced.
19 Jan 2019 1:51 PM
Mangkhut swamped farm fields in nation's agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through with violent winds and heavy rains.
19 Sep 2018 1:25 PM
The storm left key agricultural areas on Luzon island underwater as fierce winds uprooted trees and rains unleashed dozens of landslides.
16 Sep 2018 9:20 AM
The explosion occurred in front of a clothing stall along a highway in Isulan in Sultan Kudarat province, where a festival was taking place.
29 Aug 2018 1:15 PM
A Xiamen Air aircraft with 165 people on board veered off an airport runway in Philippines capital shortly before midnight on Thursday.
17 Aug 2018 1:24 PM