UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths
The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much higher.
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.
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.
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.
Tropical storm Tembin triggers fierce floods and landslides, killing 200 in Philippines
Tropical storm Tembin triggers fierce floods and landslides, killing 200 in Philippines.
Landslides kill dozens in storm-hit Philippine province, local officials say
At least 26 people are dead and several missing in an island province in central Philippines after tropical storm Kai-tak brought heavy rains that triggered landslides, local authorities and media say.
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.