14 Philippines Marines are killed by insurgents in fighting.
The Philippines suspends trade relations with North Korea to comply with a recent United Nations Security Council resolution over its repeated missile tests.
2017-09-8 (Context: Philippines)
Flights are cancelled and evacuations are ordered for over 100,000 people in the North Central Coast of Vietnam, in preparation for Typhoon Doksuri. The system has already claimed four lives passing over the Philippines.
2017-09-14 (Context: Philippines)
In an unconfirmed video, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant instructs its followers to go and fight in the Philippines instead of the Middle East.
2017-09-12 (Context: Philippines)
Philippine Justice secretary Vitaliano Aguirre is caught allegedly conspiring a lawsuit against opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros.
2017-09-11 (Context: Philippines)
The Pentagon is considering conducting airstrikes in Marawi, which if approved would later put U.S. troops on the ground to battle the ISIS-affiliated Maute group as well as related Islamist terror groups. A spokesperson later denied the claims as well as clarified that the Philippines has yet to make a request.
2017-08-8 (Context: Philippines)