Updated Sunday, November 16, 2014 0:01 am TWN
Pope Francis will host a luncheon for Filipino survivors of the deadly Typhoon Haiyan during his Jan. 12-19 visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines, his second visit to Asia in a year that confirms the region is a priority for his pontificate.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Emily Sagalis gave birth on a concrete slab after battling storm surges that killed thousands, then like many new mothers in razed communities of the Philippines began another perilous struggle for survival with her baby.
Monday, November 3, 2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The Philippine senate is expected to approve Monday a bill that would strengthen Philippine laws against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in order to stave off the European Union's (EU) possible ban on Philippine marine and fisheries products.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
A U.S. Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was transferred Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine military's main camp, where he will continue to be guarded by fellow Marines, in a compromise that eased a looming irritant over his custody.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014
A German couple kidnapped by Islamic militants was handed over to their embassy Saturday after a six-month ordeal marked by constant threats of beheading, as the Philippines confronted a security threat it thought it had overcome.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
A U.S. Marine accused of killing a transgender sex worker has been summoned to appear before a prosecutor Monday after police called for him to be charged with murder, the foreign department said.
Friday, October 17, 2014
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