Residents fled, clutching bundles of clothes, television sets and furniture.
04 Dec 2015 4:13 PM
The United States has raised its military aid to the Philippines in 2015 to $79 million, the US ambassador said on Wednesday, as tension rises in the region over China’s new assertiveness in the South
26 Nov 2015 3:49 AM
US President Barack Obama on Thursday vowed to press ahead with vexed efforts to close the controversial military prison at Guantan-amo Bay, saying the number of inmates may soon be lower than 100.
20 Nov 2015 6:20 AM
US President Barack Obama on Thursday said Syria’s civil war would not end unless Bashar al-Assad leaves power, discounting suggestions the Middle Eastern leader could take part in future elections.
20 Nov 2015 12:06 AM
Asia Pacific leaders called Thursday for more global cooperation in the struggle against terrorism, as a wave of deadly attacks claimed by the ISIS group dominated the final day of a regional trade su
19 Nov 2015 11:24 PM
Russia, seeking to maintain its foothold in Syria, has strongly opposed Assad's ouster
19 Nov 2015 1:45 PM
Obama says Trudeau is a 'great boost of energy' for Canada's political landscape
19 Nov 2015 12:23 PM
US President Barack Obama took time off at an Asia-Pacific summit on Wednesday for an unusual task — putting questions to Chinese internet billionaire Jack Ma and a young Filipina entrepreneur on gove
19 Nov 2015 1:16 AM
China’s President Xi Jinping Wednesday urged Asian economies to sign up to its free trade agreement, warning that rival pacts risked causing “fragmentation” among regional nations.
19 Nov 2015 12:57 AM
Philippines President Benigno Aquino is joined by leaders and their spouses (from left) for a leaders’ family photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit welcome dinner in Manila on Wednesday. — AFP,AP
19 Nov 2015 12:55 AM
The summit is aimed at forging a pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
18 Nov 2015 2:16 PM
Obama demanded ‘bold steps to lower tensions’ between China and its neighbours
18 Nov 2015 11:16 AM
The United Nations urged European countries on Tuesday not to react to Friday’s attacks in Paris by rejecting or blaming refugees, the vast majority of whom were fleeing persecution or conflict.
17 Nov 2015 11:10 PM
Vietnam becomes the Philippines' second strategic partner after Japan
17 Nov 2015 6:10 PM
Shirts will be worn at the summit opening in Manila
17 Nov 2015 6:08 PM
Leaders will undoubtedly discuss events in French capital and efforts to counter Islamic...
17 Nov 2015 11:23 AM
The military and police in Philippines has put all their forces on ‘full alert’
14 Nov 2015 1:40 PM
China’s top diplomat on Tuesday asked the Philippines not to raise contentious issues — an obvious reference to the Asian neighbours’ territorial spats — in an annual economic summit of Asia-Pacific l
11 Nov 2015 6:05 AM
More than a million people have been displaced because of the disaster
07 Nov 2015 10:51 AM
About 7,350 people were killed or left missing after Super Typhoon Haiyan struck...
06 Nov 2015 11:29 AM