In one of the deadliest vehicle accidents in the country in recent years, most of the other passengers were seriously injured.
18 Apr 2017 2:04 PM
Five other Abu Sayyaf gunmen were killed in the fighting Tuesday, along with four soldiers and policemen.
12 Apr 2017 11:08 AM
The incursion would be the first on a major Philippine tourist destination in recent years by the Abu Sayyaf group.
11 Apr 2017 12:57 PM
More than 8,000 people have been killed since Duterte took power on June 30 last year.
01 Apr 2017 8:29 PM
While drifting at sea in their tiny boat, Omongos said he and his uncle struggled to catch fish and waited for rain to drink.
30 Mar 2017 8:29 PM
Rights groups say many of the deaths were assassinations of drugs users with police complicity.
19 Mar 2017 9:15 PM
The bid faces an uphill battle because President Duterte's allies hold an overwhelming majority in Congress.
16 Mar 2017 10:19 AM
Philippine forces dropped bombs and fired shells at rebel positions in the mountains of Lanao del Sur in a bid to flush out Hapilon.
29 Jan 2017 3:24 PM
Kin of slain Filipinos file petition in court, ask cops to disclose proof of victims’ drug links.
27 Jan 2017 4:42 AM
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Philippines had no immediate comment.
20 Jan 2017 1:51 AM
Philippines President calls loss of civilian lives in such attacks collateral damage.
16 Jan 2017 6:57 AM
He gave the orders in a bid to stop a wave of kidnappings at sea.
15 Jan 2017 8:57 AM
Mr Duterte has thrown the future of Philippines-US relations into question with outbursts against the US.
07 Jan 2017 2:17 AM
Strap: Duterte said his cousins had earlier been members of Islamist groups such as Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
04 Jan 2017 10:38 AM
A two-hour long firefight broke out when more than 100 armed men attacked the jail, giving the inmates an opportunity to escape.
04 Jan 2017 9:07 AM
Duterte said though he had no intelligence reports of any plan to undermine his presidency, he believed most ambassadors were with the CIA.
29 Dec 2016 6:34 PM
Panel says team formed to probe President’s admission of killing three criminals.
23 Dec 2016 2:04 AM
Over 6000 people have fallen victim to extrajudicial killings since President Duterte had taken office in June.
20 Dec 2016 5:41 PM
The pact has helped the Philippines contain a violent Muslim insurgency in the south.
19 Dec 2016 2:24 AM
Military said a bomb hit the soldiers' convoy as it drove to a region where an armed group, which had pledged allegiance to ISIS, operated.
29 Nov 2016 2:59 PM