- 2008 Pacific typhoon season: Typhoon Fengshen in the At least two people die in a landslide in Cotabato City in Mindanao as Typhoon Fengshen hits the Philippines.
- At least two people die in a landslide in Cotabato City in Mindanao as Typhoon Fengshen hits the Philippines.
- A man with a grenade attacks a school in Cotabato City, Mindanao, Philippines, injuring more than 24 people.
- A new set of kidnappings and a jail break plague Sulu province in the southern region of Mindanao in the Philippines.
- The government of the Philippines and the Communist Party cancel peace talks after president Rodrigo Duterte declares martial law in Mindanao.
- A 6.8 earthquake strikes off the coast of Mindanao, Philippines triggering tsunami warnings.
- A 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes 14 kilometers (8 miles) northwest of Surigao City on the Philippines island of Mindanao and kills four people, injures more than 100 others, and damages multiple buildings.