Rappler CEO Maria Ressa faces upto six years in jail as questions emerge about freedom of media in Philippines
Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, whose website Rappler has put President Rodrigo Duterte under tough scrutiny, was convicted of libel on Monday and faces up to six years in jail, in a ruling widely seen as a blow to media freedom.
The last time the volcano’s eruption has a disastrous effect was in 1965, when more than 200 people were killed.
Philippine’s Taal volcano spews lava, ash for third consecutive day; over 30,000 evacuated from Batangas, Cavite provinces
A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava, ash and steam and trembled constantly Tuesday on the third day of an eruption that could portend a much bigger and dangerous eruption, officials warned as tens of thousands of people fled ash-blanketed villages
Unhappy returns: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday bash ruined as 261 hospitalised with suspected food poisioning
Imelda Marcos, the widow of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, was not affected, radio station DWIZ quoted her chief of staff as saying
Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin; identifies 14 nations, including US, as perpetrators
Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries’ rubbish
Two blasts at cathedral kill 27 in southern Philippines; targeted Jola island church hit by bombs in the past
Two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 19 people and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass, officials said.
Landslide kills 18 in Phillipines' Naga in Cebu province; mayor says at least 64 people still missing
Phillipines' Cebu province was not directly hit by Mangkhut but the massive typhoon intensified monsoon rains across a large part of the archipelago, including the central region where Naga city lies about 570 kilometres southeast of Manila
Phillipines president Rodrigo Duterte says defence, labour and tourism deals on agenda ahead of State visit to Israel
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been accused of condoning human rights abuses in his deadly drug crackdown and who has made controversial comments about the Holocaust, received a warm welcome in Israel when he arrived Sunday for an official visit.
Philippines mayor shot dead outside govt office; 12th official to be killed since the start of country's anti-drug campaign
Nueva Ecija Mayor became the 12th elected local official murdered since President Rodrigo Duterte unleashed a deadly anti-narcotics campaign.
Mayor of Philippines' Tanauan City shot dead at event; investigations underway to find links to country's anti-drug campaign
The gunshot felled Mayor Antonio Halili as he and more than 100 employees and newly elected village leaders sang the national anthem in a parking lot.
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte faces growing outrage after calling God 'stupid' in Catholic nation
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte faced growing outrage on Tuesday in his largely Catholic nation after calling God "stupid", the latest furore he has sparked with an unfiltered broadside.
The Malabar naval exercise involving Indian, American and Japanese navies will begin next week off the coast of Guam in the Philippine Sea.
Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte urges lawmakers to fast-track impeachment of top judge Maria Lourdes Sereno
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday lawmakers must "fast-track" the impeachment of the nations top judge, further stacking the odds against her staying in office.
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte orders soldiers to shoot women rebels in vagina, draws ire of human rights groups
Human Rights Watch said Duterte's remark, uttered last week before supposedly surrendered communist rebels, is the latest of Duterte's "series of misogynist, derogatory and demeaning statement
Philippines bans citizens from going to Kuwait for work after concerns over reports of abuse and exploitation
The Philippines on Monday expanded a ban on its citizens working in Kuwait after President Rodrigo Duterte angrily lashed out at the Gulf state over reports of Filipino workers suffering abuse and exploitation
Human rights activists are 'just a noisy bunch': Rodrigo Duterte tells Aung San Suu Kyi amid Rohingya crisis
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, heavily criticised abroad for failing to stand up for largely stateless Rohingya Muslims, that she shouldn't bother about rights activists as they are "just a noisy bunch".
Philippine Congress approves Rodrigo Duterte's bid to extend martial law for one year to tackle Islamic State
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won martial law powers across the southern third of the country for one more year on Wednesday to combat Islamic militants
An Islamist plot to bomb a Manila shopping mall as Donald Trump and other world leaders arrived in the city for a summit has been foiled, Philippine police said
Shooting from the hip: With ASEAN Summit underway, a look back at Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte's fiery quotes
Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte meet Monday in Manila for their first official talks, an occasion that brings together two of the most outspoken statesmen of recent years.
Manila: Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has said he would not cooperate with a special anti-corruption prosecutor's investigation into allegations he acquired ill- gotten wealth, vowing he would "not submit" to its authority.