Mario Dimaculangan shares a toilet with 130 other inmates in one of the Philippines' most overcrowded jails, and conditions are getting worse as police wage an unprecedented war on crime.
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday withdrew a unilateral cease-fire with communist rebels after his ultimatum for the group to reciprocate lapsed.
The Philippines said Wednesday it had "vigorously" lobbied Southeast Asian nations to take a united stance critical of Beijing's claims to most of the South China Sea, but insisted a diluted statement remained a victory.
In this handout photo released by the Malacanang Presidential Communications Office, Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte, center, poses with, from left, former presidents Joseph E. Estrada, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Fidel V.
Rice is the foundation of Ifugao culture, and it was celebrated on July 23 in Hungduan town in Ifugao province with a tugging ritual called "pun-nok" or "pon-nok."
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his first state of the nation address (Sona) on Monday with sights set on the future of the nation as he promised to eradicate criminality, illegal drugs and corruption in government.
Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo has declared herself a victim of political persecution, following her release from nearly five years in detention over a corruption case.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order (EO) implementing freedom of information (FOI) in the executive branch.
Teenager Piolo Perez swings his bat on a baseball field built atop the Philippines' most notorious trash heap, sending home run balls crashing through the shanties mushrooming on the outfield.
Manila has rejected Beijing's demand that it "disregard" an international ruling that invalidated the Asian giant's claims to much of the South China Sea before negotiating on the issue, the Philippines' foreign secretary said Tuesday.