Leftist New People's Army rebels capture a village official and tribal chieftain during an attack on a militia outpost in Davao City, southern Philippines.
- Three suspected robbers are killed in a shoot-out in Davao City, Philippines, and one suspected robber is returned to Manila to be imprisoned.
- A Cebu Pacific flight carrying 165 passengers inbound from Manila, overshoots the runway during heavy rain in Davao City, Philippines. There are no fatalities, however the plane is heavily damaged.
- An unidentified man throws a grenade to spectators of a festival in Paquibato district near Davao City, Philippines, wounding 41 people.
- Three people are killed by leftist rebels in Tampakan, southern Philippines.
- Communist rebels in the Philippines kill 10 soldiers as they returned to base to observe a Christmas truce.