Dozens of barefoot penitents in the Philippines whipped themselves and carried large wooden crosses in sweltering heat on Thursday as they participated in a ritual ahead of Easter in Asia's biggest.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Acclaimed Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was arrested at Manila’s airport Friday for allegedly violating a ban on foreign media ownership, the latest legal backlash to sting the longtime critic of..
Maria Ressa, noted Duterte critic and chief of Philippine news site Rappler, has been released on bail after being arrested at an airport in Manila, her second arrest in a month. Jayson Albano reports.
According to Business Insider, the Philippines is questioning its alliance with the US and pushing for a review of its decades-old defense treaty with Washington. The Philippines fears the it could be..
Philippine diplomats say they have started evacuating a small group of Filipinos from the Libyan capital after it was hit by a barrage of rocket fire that wounded one Filipino. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times •MyNorthwest.com
China may be on the verge of making a major mistake that would undermine its great gains in soft power in Southeast Asia. This comes at a time when China needs friends in the region more than ever as.. Eurasia Review - Published
A news website bitterly opposed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday petitioned the Supreme Court to overturn a ban on coverage of his events, calling it an unconstitutional assault on.. Reuters - Published
Thirteen fossil bones and teeth excavated in a cave in the Philippines represent an enigmatic previously unknown human species, probably small in stature and possessing an unexpected mix of archaic and.. Reuters - Published
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told China on Thursday to "lay off" an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea and said he would deploy his soldiers there if Beijing touches it. Reuters - Published
The presence of more than 200 Chinese fishing boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea is illegal and a clear violation of Philippine sovereignty, the country's foreign.. Reuters - Published
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a review of all government contracts with companies and other countries to ensure they are fair to Filipinos, his spokesman said on Tuesday. Reuters - Published
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a review of all contracts entered into by the government with companies and other countries to ensure none puts the country at a disadvantage, his spokesman.. Reuters - Published
Fourteen suspected communist rebels were killed in a clash with security forces in the central Philippines, police said on Sunday, but human rights activists said those who died were farmers. Reuters - Published
When Filipino journalist Pia Ranada fell into a ditch and injured her leg on election day, May 9, 2016, the presidential candidate she was reporting on drove her to hospital and sat with her as she was.. Reuters - Published
The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail hours after she was re-arrested at a Manila airport on Friday on charges she had.. Reuters - Published
The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was re-arrested at Manila airport on Friday, this time on charges she had violated foreign ownership.. Reuters - Published
More than 10,000 motorcycle riders staged a motorcade on Sunday in the main highways of the Philippine capital Manila to protest at new regulations forcing them to display bigger license plates, saying.. Reuters - Published
The Philippine military believes it may have "neutralized" the remnants of an alliance of pro-Islamic State extremists, after the suspected death of the group's de facto leader during clashes last.. Reuters - Published
Not that the Philippines’ current President Rodrigo Duterte necessarily wanted to hear it give his recent Beijing pivot - but U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered it anyway, saying on Friday.. OilPrice.com - Published
The Philippine Department of Justice on Friday said it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it.. Reuters - Published