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December 21, 2016
James Taylor cancels Manila concert over Duterte's drug war
James Taylor has canceled his February concert in Manila, saying reports of summary executions of suspected drug offenders ...
December 18, 2016
US says it will work with Duterte after latest outburst
The United States said Sunday that it would work with the Philippine president to address any concerns after he threatened ...
December 17, 2016
Philippines' Duterte to US over aid issue: 'Bye-bye America'
President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Saturday to terminate a pact that allows U.S. troops to visit the Philippines, saying ...
December 16, 2016
Philippines nixes Trump associate's project over concerns
Philippine environment officials have canceled a compliance certificate for a housing project by President-elect Donald ...
December 13, 2016
ADB trims growth forecast for Asia due to slowdown in India
The Asian Development Bank on Tuesday trimmed its economic growth forecast this year for developing Asia to 5.6 percent.
December 08, 2016
Rights group, worried about HIV, urges Philippines action
A human rights watchdog says the Philippines is facing one of the fastest growing epidemics of HIV in the Asia Pacific, ...
December 03, 2016
Duterte says Trump wished his drug crackdown 'success'
President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday Donald Trump wished his deadly crackdown on illegal drugs would succeed during a ...
December 02, 2016
Philippines President Duterte phones Trump
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte telephoned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump late Friday and had a brief but "very ...
November 26, 2016
Nude students, Filipino activists protest dictator's burial
Thousands of Filipinos, including more than a dozen nude students, protested against the hasty burial of Philippine dictator ...
November 18, 2016
Amid protests, Philippine dictator buried at heroes cemetery
Long-dead former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried Friday at the country's Heroes' Cemetery in a ...
November 18, 2016
Despite protests, Marcos is buried at heroes' cemetery
Former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried "like a thief in the night" Friday at the country's Heroes' Cemetery ...
November 16, 2016
Philippine president wants to be friends with Trump, Putin
The Philippine president, who has been hostile to Barack Obama for criticizing his deadly anti-drug crackdown, has ...
November 08, 2016
Court says dictator Marcos can be buried at heroes' cemetery
The Philippines' Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos can be buried at a heroes' cemetery, a ...
October 31, 2016
Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes ...
October 30, 2016
Philippines: China still guarding shoal, but Filipinos back
Philippine aerial surveillance showed Chinese coast guard ships were still guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, ...
October 29, 2016
Philippines, US verifying if Chinese left disputed shoal
The Philippines and the U.S. are verifying if Chinese coast guard ships left a disputed shoal after President Rodrigo Duterte ...
October 28, 2016
Philippine leader Duterte says God told him to stop cursing
The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a "son of a bitch" and told Barack Obama to "go to hell," ...
October 27, 2016
APNewsBreak: Abu Sayyaf got $7.3 million from kidnappings
Abu Sayyaf pocketed at least 353 million pesos ($7.3 million) from ransom kidnappings in the first six months of the year and ...
October 27, 2016
Philippine leader affirms US alliance but wants troops out
The leaders of Japan and the Philippines agreed to cooperate in promoting regional peace and stability and acknowledged the ...
October 25, 2016
Will he chew gum? Japan wary of Philippine leader's visit
The outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte worries his Japanese hosts. Not just his policy toward the U.S. but also ...