The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia.
After threatening since last year to cancel it, President Rodrigo Duterte decided to restore the agreement that enables U.S. forces to operate in the Philippines. Here's why that matters.
And that's creating anxiety and stress — and may be contributing to a shortage of health workers. Why is the country having problems getting vaccines?
Goni is the most powerful storm so far this year. Evacuations were issued as the typhoon was set make landfall on the country's largest island.
The government vowed to rebuild the city after the 2017 conflict with militants linked to ISIS. But more than 100,000 people are still in displacement camps, waiting for reconstruction.
Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, 25, was sentenced in 2015 to a term of six to 12 years for homicide, a sentence that was later reduced to 10 years.
Petitions have piled up at the country's Supreme Court to overturn the new legislation championed by President Rodrigo Duterte, which could jail suspects without charge for weeks.
Online sexual abuse is rising as countries close schools and impose various shutdown measures to contain the new coronavirus pandemic, children's rights advocates in Southeast Asia warn.
The city has a rich heritage of buildings and mosques. Today, the battle scars are as prominent as ever and residents displaced by the conflict complain about the sluggish reconstruction.
Counting down from September, nine days of Mass, heaps of roast pig, colorful lights and festivities all over the place — the Filipinos know how to make the season bright, and eternal.