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, with 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, with 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, with context: Philippines
Philippine Justice secretary Vitaliano Aguirre is caught allegedly conspiring a lawsuit against opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros.
2017-09-11, with 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, with context: Philippines
Hundreds of sympathizers attend the funeral procession of a teenager killed allegedly due to the ongoing drug purge in the Philippines.
2017-08-26, with context: Philippines
Two people die in an earthquake in Leyte, Philippines.
2017-08-23, with context: Philippines
Viacom International Media Networks has announced it will no longer pursue a Nickelodeon underwater theme park and resort in Palawan, Philippines. The project, announced last January, attracted controversy due to criticisms from environmentalist groups who fear the resort might destroy the area's marine ecosystem, home to two UNESCO World Heritage sites.
2017-08-22, with context: Philippines
After the shooting of Kian Loyd delos Santos, a 17-year old student, in the campaign against drugs in the Philippines, thousands of marchers protest in EDSA heeding calls from the Philippine Catholic Church to criticize the drug war.
2017-08-21, with context: Philippines
The Philippine Catholic Church condemns the killings in the Philippines after anger erupts due to the death of 17-year old Kian Loyd delos Santos.
2017-08-20, with context: Philippines