Tue, 04 Aug, 2020
An Irish man who feared for the safety of his wife and baby girl following an outbreak of the life-threatening Dengue fever in the Philippines is rejoicing following the safe arrival of his family in Cork.
Sun, 22 Sep, 2019
A Philippine city mayor known for parading drug suspects in public but also alleged to have drug ties himself was shot and killed by a sniper today in a brazen attack during a flag-raising ceremony in front of hundreds of horrified employees and village leaders.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2018
The Philippine president has banned a reporter from attending briefings at the presidential palace compound because her online news organisation's licence to operate was revoked by the government's corporate watchdog.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
Justice officials asked a court to formally designate the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing, the New People's Army, as terrorist groups in a move that could further damage chances of a resumption of stalled peace talks.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
Authorities in the Philippines have reached out to parties who may be able to talk with Muslim militants in a bid to secure the freedom of hostages in a southern city where a week of fighting has killed 129 people, officials said.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
The Philippines' brash-talking president has threatened to withdraw his country from the United Nations in his latest outburst against critics of his anti-drug campaign, which has left hundreds of suspects dead.
Sun, 21 Aug, 2016
The bodies of dozens of suspected drug peddlers have turned up in the Philippines in recent weeks, providing an eerie backdrop to the swearing-in yesterday of Rodrigo Duterte, who warns of a bloody presidency in his bid to eradicate crime.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
Millions of Filipinos lined up in blazing heat to elect a new president in a race whose front-runner is a brash mayor known for his sex jokes, pledges to kill criminals and a promise to end corruption within six months.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Fri, 06 May, 2016