The Philippines in the sights of IS
Despite losing its caliphate in the Middle East, IS has put down roots in Mindanao in the south of the Philippines. The government has promised Mindanao's Muslims more autonomy in return for combatting Islamist terror.
Death toll from measles climbs in Philippines
Measles infection cases have soared in the Philippines, killing scores of children since the beginning of the year, officials said. The public is still reeling from a 2017 vaccine scare related to dengue fever shots.
Philippines raises volcano alert level as eruptions spew ash
Residents and tourists evacuated near Philippines' Mayon volcano after eruptions.
Tropical storm Tembin triggers fierce floods and landslides, killing 200 in Philippines
Tropical storm Tembin triggers fierce floods and landslides, killing 200 in Philippines.
Philippinos protest ahead of Donald Trump visit
Hundreds of left-wing activists protest against Donald Trump's visit to the Philippines.
Fierce firefight as Philippines' toughest urban war down to last building
Troops in the Philippines were locked in an intense battle on Sunday with a pro-Islamic State alliance as the army seeks to declare an end to the country's internal security crisis.
North Korea missile tests expected to take centre stage as ASEAN Foreign Ministers meeting kicks off
ASEAN Foreign ministers have opened a regional meeting in the Philippines capital, stressing the need for partnership. But with North Korea in attendance, its recent missile tests are likely to dominate discussions.
Philippines military aims to end battle before end of Ramadan
Philippines troops launch a fresh offensive in the southern city of Marawi against Islamist militants, aiming to wrap up the fighting before the end of Ramadan.
U.S. joins battle as Philippines takes losses in besieged city
The Philippines army says US special forces are helping them to retake the southern city of Marawi from IS-linked militants.