While it welcomed Thursday's protests against the drug war and human rights violations under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, the Presidential Palace was confident that majority of Filipinos still supported the Philippine leader.
The Philippine government is "rethinking" its deadly campaign against illegal drugs following the killing of three teenagers in alleged police operations linked to the crackdown.
The Philippines' labour department on Friday issued an order banning private companies from requiring female employees to wear high-heeled shoes at work.
More than 18,600 chickens, ducks, quails and other fowls have been culled in the country since Sunday.
It's the fastest-growing HIV epidemic in Asia and the Pacific, according to a U.N. agency.
Duterte said schools being run by an indigenous group were teaching subversion and communism.
The conservative, majority Catholic nation is the only country in the world where divorce is not allowed.
The implementation of the ban is a realization of President Rodrigo Duterte's 'dream of a tobacco-free future.'
It's brought militants in the region together and strengthened their resolve to fight, a new report says.
Twelve others were thrown into the water off popular tourist island Cebu but survived, police said.