A jewelry collection owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos was “ill-gotten,” a Philippine court has ruled, potentially paving the way for an auction of millions of dollars worth of seized treasures.
A suspected improvised bomb attack at a university campus in the Philippines, has left 24 people wounded — many critically — including students and teachers, police said Monday.
Millions of barefoot devotees packed the streets of the Philippine capital Manila Thursday for one of the world's biggest Catholic parades, honoring a statue of Jesus Christ they believe has miraculous powers.
Devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan pushed inflation in the Philippines to a two-year high of 4.1 percent in December, the government said Tuesday.
Militant anti-whaling activists Sea Shepherd said they had zeroed in on a Japanese fleet Monday and captured evidence that four whales had been slaughtered, alleging the ships were found inside a Southern Ocean sanctuary.
The decision of Singapore's top court to recognize the right of the Philippine National Bank (PNB) to hold in trust the US$23 million seized from the estate of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos does not jeopardize the legal position of the Philippine government, the Office of the President (OP) said on Saturday.
Philippine troops repulsed a series of attacks by a breakaway Muslim insurgent group in the country's south that left nine rebels dead and two soldiers wounded, the army said Friday.
A 3-month-old baby boy has died after being accidentally shot during raucous New Year celebrations in the Philippines, police said Thursday.
Philippine anti-drug police said on Thursday they had arrested three people connected to Mexico's feared Sinoloa drug cartel while they were storing narcotics.
Christmas lights blink in a handful of restaurants in Tacloban, but at nightfall, much of this city flattened by Typhoon Haiyan slips into darkness.