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Philippines quake kills child, injures dozens

Buildings and homes suffer cracks, power knocked out in several cities.

Duterte under pressure to push back China’s maritime assertiveness

Despite his huge domestic popularity and great affection for China, Duterte is under growing pressure to push back at its growing maritime assertiveness.

Philippines dangles tax perks to drive businesses out of Manila

The government is proposing an additional two years of incentives for companies that relocate outside Manila.

Khairul Hafiz fails to make SEA Games cut

Khairul Hafiz struggles to perform after being out for seven months with an injury.

Enforcer of Philippine drug war defends police killing of toddler

A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugs off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation.

Hundreds fall sick at Imelda Marcos birthday party

More than 200 guests gathered for Imelda Marcos's birthday party are in the midst of receiving treatment in hospitals after suffering from food poisoning.

Intricate cardboard city rises in Manila art show

The cardboard is very important in the Philippines, it can be used as furniture or even shelter.

San Miguel offers clean water supply to ease Manila shortage

The plan will need 14,000 trips a day using 10-kilolitre tankers from its treatment plant in Bulacan, north of the capital, to supply the 140 million litres that Manila Water needs daily to end water interruptions, potentially adding to the capital’s traffic woes.

Millions hit by Manila’s ‘worst’ water shortage

The disruption could last until July when monsoon rains are typically in full swing and would replenish regional reservoirs.

Dr M rubbishes Manila’s claim over Sabah

The prime minister says he will not discuss the issue with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte.

Saifuddin: Kerajaan tidak pernah bincang tuntutan Manila ke atas Sabah

Duta Filipina ke Malaysia baru-baru ini berkata negara itu tidak menarik balik tuntutan ke atas Sabah.

Duterte orders airstrikes in Mindanao after deadly blasts

Authorities have intensified operations against a splinter group from the Abu Sayyaf in the southern province of Sulu.

‘French Spiderman’ arrested after scaling Manila skyscraper

Robert has suffered several severe falls while climbing and estimates his accidents have left him 66% disabled.

Philippines vows to crush ‘terrorists’ after church bombs kill 27

The attack has wounded 77 and is one of the deadliest in recent years in a region long plagued by instability.

Ex-banker jailed, fined US$109 million over Bangladesh heist

Maia Deguito was a branch manager at Rizal Commercial Banking Corp where hackers shifted the cash stolen from Bangladesh's central bank.

Porky peak: Manila pig roasters in Christmas frenzy

Pork is one of the majority-Catholic country's year-round staples but consumption goes into overdrive for the holidays.

Mesmerising waterfalls of the Philippines

Daranak Falls and Batlag Falls are popular spots for recreation so be prepared to jostle with the crowds for these tiny bits of paradise.

ADB lulus pinjaman AS$7.8 bilion kepada Filipina

Pinjaman tersebut, yang tertinggi pernah diberikan oleh bank berpangkalan di Manila itu, disediakan di bawah 'strategi perkongsian negara' baru yang diluluskan oleh lembaga pengarah bank berkenaan.

Philippine central bank weighs action with inflation at 6.4%

MANILA: Philippine central bank Governor Nestor Espenilla said he will consider the need for more policy action after a report showed inflation exceeded 6%...

US officials seeking talks on Philippines’ defence procurement

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says Washington's "strongest support" for the Philippines' effort to modernise its military has been made mention.

Batal 12 penerbangan kerana pesawat tergelincir di lapangan terbang Manila

Semua penumpang dan kru selamat selepas pesawat Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 'terkeluar dari landasan' pada malam Khamis ketika mendarat di Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Ninoy Aquino, Manila.

Chinese plane slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rain

The Xiamen Airlines aircraft, carrying 157 passengers and eight crew, landed on its second attempt before skidding onto the grass and ripping off its left engine.

Blacklisted Australian rights activist leaves Philippines

The Philippine government said Gill Boehringer, was put on a blacklist for allegedly violating laws barring foreigners from engaging in political activities after he attended a protest in 2015.

Flood kills six in Philippines, tens of thousands displaced

About 1.1 million people have been affected by the weekend rain, with 59,100 of them moved to safer ground in the Philippines.