Second quake strikes as Philippines hunts for survivors
Philippine rescuers raced Tuesday to reach some two dozen people still feared buried under a building near Manila that collapsed a day earlier in a deadly earthquake, as a powerful second tremor hit the nation.
Extreme Easter: Flogging, crucifixions in Philippines
Eight men and a woman were nailed to crosses while hundreds of barefoot men beat themselves with flails on Good Friday, in a blood-soaked display of religious fervour in the Philippines.
Philippines rearrests Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, a prominent critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, was rearrested on Friday in what press freedom advocates called retaliation for her news site's dogged coverage of the government.
Dead whale in Philippines had 40 kg of plastic in stomach
A starving whale with 40 kilos (88 pounds) of plastic trash in its stomach has died after being washed ashore in the Philippines, activists said Monday, calling it one of the worst cases of poisoning they have seen.
Duterte grateful that more Filipinos are worrying about his health
Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, is grateful that more Filipinos are worried about his health, but his spokesman stressed on Thursday that there was no cause for concern.
Xi visits Philippines to cosy up to historical US ally
Chinese President Xi Jinping called his visit Tuesday to long-time US ally the Philippines a "milestone", as he aimed to boost blossoming ties on the promise of billions of dollars in backing for mega-projects.
Ex-England manager Eriksson takes Philippines job
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has been hired to lead the Philippines' football team following the surprise departure of Three Lions football great Terry Butcher earlier this year. Philippine team manager Dan Palami said the Swede would coach the Azkals in next month's AFF Suzuki Cup and the Asian Cup in January. "One of the…
Philippine judge rejects Duterte push for critic's arrest
A Philippine judge rejected on Monday an effort by President Rodrigo Duterte to arrest one of his fiercest critics, a decision hailed by opponents as a check on the leader and a victory for the rule of law.