A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck in the ocean off the coast of the eastern Philippines, the US Geological Survey said.
At least 31 people died and 230 were rescued after a fire engulfed a ferry in the southern Philippines, authorities said Thursday.
A Philippine police officer has been found guilty of killing two teenagers during former president Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war.
The wreckage of a small plane that went missing six weeks ago in the northern Philippines was found in jungle on Thursday.
A search was underway in the Philippines Wednesday for a missing medical evacuation helicopter with five people on board, authorities said.
Philippine rescuers have confirmed four people died after the plane they were in crashed on an active volcano at the weekend, officials said Thursday.
Marcos said during the press that 31 million Filipinos had “voted for unity” but he stopped short and waits for the vote counting to finish.
Manny Pacquiao quit the sport that lifted him out of poverty to fight for the Philippines presidency, but failed to hit the mark with voters.
Although the ritual is frowned upon by the Church, Catholic zealots in the Philippines get their backs whipped on Good Friday.
Nine people have died and hundreds have fallen ill with diarrhoea in areas of the Philippines wrecked by a typhoon last month, with aid officials warning of a health crisis as millions struggle to secure clean water and food.
The Philippines will expand coronavirus restrictions in Manila from Wednesday to include more than 11 million people living near the capital as cases surge, the government said.
Troops raced Tuesday to deliver food and water to typhoon-ravaged islands of the Philippines as charities appealed for aid to help hundreds of thousands left homeless by the deadly storm.
Thousands of people in the Philippines fled their homes and beachfront resorts as super typhoon Rai slammed into the country Thursday, with a charity warning the storm could hit coastal communities “like a freight train”.
“I cannot guarantee that this will be 100% successful, but in our assessment, we have high hopes […]” Philippines Education Secretary
The latest spat between Manila and Beijing over the resource-rich waters took a nasty turn when Teodoro Locsin tweeted what was on his mind.
Police were in a standoff Monday with a ‘disgruntled’ former security guard who shot at least one person and took about 30 others hostage at a shopping mall in the Philippine capital.
Taal sits in a picturesque lake and is one of the most active volcanoes in a nation where earthquakes and eruptions are a frightening and destructive part of life.
The Philippines came into the spotlight for the scale of its pollution problem.
More than 300m tonnes of plastics are produced annually, and there are at least five trillion plastic pieces floating in our oceans.
Mount Mayon, the active volcano in the Philippines has been spewing lava and ash since January 13, 2018. Take a look at the breath-taking footage:
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