Philippines seeks US 'assistance' in South China Sea

MANILA:  The Philippines has asked the US to provide military "assistance" i...

Typhoon Goni ravages Philippines, heads towards Japan

Residents wade across floodwaters caused by Typhoon Goni in Bacnotan, La Union, in northern...

Death toll rises to 10 as typhoon Goni batters north Philippines

Manila: Ten people were killed while thousands fled to higher ground as powerful typhoon Go...

Philippines under Goni spell

A Filipino boy rests on the rocks amid rising sea water at a coastal village in Navotas Cit...

Qaeda hostages run to freedom

Rescued Philippine Coast Guard worker Gringo Villaruz (left) and Alan Pagaling (second left...

Philippines can’t afford modern army: Defence

Members of the Air Force honour guard march in front of newly acquired Bell-412EP helicopte...

Japan joins US-Philippine  drills amid China sea row

  SUBIC BAY, Philippines: Japan has joined US-led maritime humanitarian exercises o...

Fire engulfs Philippine ship with 544; only 2 minor injuries

MANILA, Philippines: A two-story ferry with 544 passengers caught fire after docking in the...

Hostage beheaded in Philippines

Policemen stand next to the beheaded remains of Rodolfo Boligao, who was captured in May by...

Philippines vows action on Haiyan rebuilding after UN criticism

Manila:  The Philippines on Sunday vowed to take further action to aid those displaced...

Roxas named Aquino's successor

President Benigno Aquino III (left) with his Interior Secretary Manuel ‘Mar’ Ro...

Philippine army wants defence budget tripled

Government employees cover their heads with folders as they participate in an earthquake dr...

Philippine rebel ambush leaves 3 soldiers dead: Army

(File photo: AFP) Manila: Three Philippine soldiers were killed and 13 wounded in a ...

Aquino: Elect a leader with zeal to reform

Protesters burn an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino during a rally to coincide...

Successor's reform zeal key to Philippines' resurgence: Aquino

hilippine President Benigno Aquino delivers his State of the Nation Address at Pa...

Philippines’ Aquino to announce successor

Activists march near the house of President Benigno Aquino with an effigy depicting him as ...

Philippines plans 25pc hike in defence budget

Manila: The Philippines is planning a 25 percent hike in its defence budget next year, main...

Manila to base frigates near  disputed waters

Manila: The Philippines will station fighter jets and frigates on a former US naval base fa...

Four die, thousands flee as floods hit Philippines

Manila: Four people were killed and thousands forced to flee their homes as floods inundate...

Admiral assures Asian allies US forces ready for contingency

MANILA, Philippines The new U.S. commander of the Pacific Fleet assured allies Friday that ...

Rare Philippine turtles saved

Pond turtles resting on the grounds of a government agency tasked with protecting endangere...