One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people on Thursday as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes.
The Philippines' national police chief on Thursday suspended dozens of officers involved in violent clashes with anti-U.S.
A Philippine police van on Wednesday rammed and ran over baton-wielding protesters outside the U.S. embassy in Manila.
Typhoon Sarika lashed the main Philippine island of Luzon on Sunday, flattening homes and toppling trees and power pylons as more than 12,000 people fled to safer ground, officials said.
The Philippine president has acknowledged that he can be impeached if he concedes the country's territorial claims in the South China Sea in upcoming talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders this week in Beijing.
The Philippines faces what could be "the most damaging" storm this year as Typhoon Sarika headed for the archipelago's heavily-populated main island, officials said Saturday.
A blaze that ripped through a group of fireworks shops in the Philippines Wednesday killed a woman with another person missing and 24 others hurt, officials said.
Hundreds of detained communist rebels in the Philippines are likely to be granted amnesty, officials said Monday, after fresh talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies.
The Philippines announced Friday it had officially informed the United States that joint patrols in the South China Sea patrols had been suspended, following orders from President Rodrigo Duterte.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's popularity has soared during his first three months in office, an independent survey showed Thursday, in an apparent endorsement by Filipinos of his brutal crime war.