A group of elderly Filipino women raped by Japanese troops during World War II called for compensation from Japan on Wednesday, following Tokyo's pledge of US$8.3 million for South Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during the war.
Elderly Filipino women raped by Japanese troops during World War II are calling for compensation from Japan after Tokyo pledged $8.3 million for South Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during the war.
New Year's firecrackers left at least one man dead and 380 others injured, and caused a fire that gutted 1,000 shanties in the Philippines despite rain and a government warning campaign, officials said Friday.
Stray bullets and exploding firecrackers have killed two and injured hundreds in the Philippines, authorities said Friday, amid the country's traditional riotous New Year celebrations.
The Philippine Catholic Church has apologized after a priest was filmed riding a hoverboard in church while celebrating Christmas Eve Mass.
A Filipino murder convict was publicly beheaded in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after failing to meet the demand of the Sudanese
most 50 young Filipinos are camping on a remote Philippine-held island in the South China Sea in a symbolic stand against China's claim to most of the waterway, officials said Sunday.
Wading through knee-deep floods, 12-year-old Joana Yambao pushes her infant sister in a black wash basin along the surface of the filthy water in a typhoon-hit Philippine village where residents have little to celebrate this Christmas.
Seven Christian farmers were killed on Thursday as Muslim guerrillas launched a series of attacks in the troubled southern Philippines, the military said.
Philippine authorities have said a heart attack caused the death of Chinese mixed martial arts fighter Yang Jian Bing, who collapsed a day before a Manila bout, fight organizers said Wednesday.