The United States said Saturday it would comply with a Philippine prosecutor's order to produce a murder suspect and four other U.S. Marines in the investigation into the killing of a transgender Filipino sex worker.
The Philippines has rebuffed a U.S. request to dispatch medical workers to Ebola-hit regions, with the health ministry saying boosting the country's defenses against any local outbreaks was the priority.
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.
Relatives of a transgender Filipino allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine angrily demanded Thursday that the accused be thrown in a Philippine prison.
The Philippines on Wednesday described the murder of a transgender Filipino as an “isolated incident” that must not derail ties with Washington after a U.S. Marine was identified as a suspect, sparking anti-American protests.
Dozens of activists burned a mock U.S. flag as they protested at the U.S. Embassy in Manila on Tuesday, demanding that Washington hand over to the Philippines a U.S. Marine suspected in the killing of a transgender Filipino that the demonstrators labeled a hate crime.
Lava is again flowing out of Mayon, the Philippines' most active volcano, raising fears an eruption could be imminent, authorities said Sunday.
Manila's creaking train network means a miserable three-hour work commute for salesman Gerard Galang — just one example of major infrastructure woes that analysts say threaten to cool the Philippines' red-hot economy.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday criticized the United Nations for refusing to better arm Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, saying this made their mission “impossible.”
Thousands of Philippine and U.S. marines on Monday began military exercises close to flashpoints in the South China Sea, where Beijing is involved in bitter territorial disputes with its neighbors.
The difficult process of disarming Philippine Muslim rebels after a decades-long insurgency has started, negotiators said Sunday, with the decommissioning of a first batch of firearms expected before year-end.
Philippine officials said Saturday they had set a new world record for the most trees planted in an hour, with 3.2 million seedlings sown as part of a national forestation program.
The Philippines' biggest mall operator said Tuesday it had withdrawn from its shelves a T-shirt that made fun of rape, following social media outrage.
A storm that brought torrential monsoon rains which flooded much of the Philippine capital gained strength and battered the country's northernmost provinces Saturday with heavy downpours and strong winds.