Communist rebels on Sunday killed two farmers in the central Philippines despite peace overtures from incoming President Rodrigo Duterte, the military said.
A Christian missionary from South Korea was bludgeoned to death with a spade and a cooking gas tank Friday by a robber who broke into his home southeast of the Philippine capital, police said.
Boxing great Manny Pacquiao was proclaimed Thursday as one of the winners of Philippine Senate seats, bringing him closer to a possible crack at the presidency.
The Philippine economy grew faster than expected at 6.9 percent in the first quarter from the same period a year ago, its highest quarterly growth in almost three years, officials said Thursday as the government prepares to hand over leadership to the incoming administration.
Philippine communist rebels waging one of Asia's longest insurgencies said Wednesday they would enter into peace talks with President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and ask him to add four of their political allies to his cabinet.
A plan by Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to restore the death penalty faces strong opposition, including from the dominant Roman Catholic Church, officials and analysts said Tuesday.
Presumptive Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he will reimpose the death penalty, offer Cabinet posts to communist rebels, and move to amend the constitution to give more power to the provinces,1 Comment
Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is planning to visit the Vatican to make a personal apology to the pope for calling him a "son of a whore," the politician's spokesman said on Thursday.
Philippine election officials challenged Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Wednesday to prove his allegation of irregularities in the counting of votes for vice president, where he has been overtaken by his closest rival.
Four Indonesian sailors kidnapped by suspected Islamic militants in the strife-torn southern Philippines were released Wednesday, officials said, the second group of Indonesian hostages to be freed this month.