Taal volcano covers houses and streets in ash
Taal volcano in the Philippines could spew lava and ash for weeks, leaving tens of thousands in limbo after they fled their homes fearing a massive eruption. The volcano has already left much of the surrounding area covered in ghostly layers of ash and mud.
Aerials: Beachside devastation after Typhoon Phanfone hit Philippines
Boats are capsized on a beach in Occidental Mindoro after Typhoon Phanfone, with wind gusts reaching 200 kilometres (125 miles) an hour, tore roofs off houses and toppled electric posts as it ripped through the central Philippines on Christmas day.
The eagles have landed Singapore shows off rare Philippine raptors
Singapore shows off two critically-endangered eagles that are loaned from the Philippines as part of a breeding programme to reverse the dwindling numbers of the feathered giants.
Pacquiao 2.0: the Philippines scouts hunting for boxing's next big thing
In the boxing-obsessed Philippines, scores of young fighters dream of becoming the next Manny Pacquiao, but it takes a sharp eye and vast experience to pick out a potential world champion
Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines
A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure.
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.
27 year-old female CEO's startup gets $1 Billion valuation
Zilingo Pte, a Singapore-based online fashion marketplace, raised $226 million to fund an expansion into the Philippines, Indonesia and Australia.
Philippines raises volcano alert level as eruptions spew ash
Residents and tourists evacuated near Philippines' Mayon volcano after eruptions.