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Kuwait and Philippines Sign Deal to Regulate Domestic Labour

Kuwait and the Philippines signed a deal on Friday to regulate domestic workers, after a dispute between the two countries led to a ban on Filipino workers in the Gulf state.

Int’l Criminal Court Probes Crimes in Philippines, Venezuela

The International Criminal Court unveiled two probes into the deadly war on drugs in the Philippines and alleged abuses during Venezuela's political unrest.

Journalists Protest Philippine Move to Close News Website

Philippine journalists held a rally in support of a news website facing state-enforced closure, accusing President Duterte of trampling on press freedom.

Leading Philippine News Website Loses License After Duterte Threat

The Philippine government has revoked the operating license of leading news website Rappler in a ruling denounced as the latest blow to press freedom.

Death Toll in Philippines Storm Climbs to 133

The death toll from a tropical storm in the southern Philippines climbed swiftly to 133 on Saturday.

Philippines’ Duterte Wins Extra Year of Martial Law Powers

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won martial law powers across the southern third of the country for one more year on Wednesday to combat Islamic militants and leftist rebels, as Congress brushed aside fears of a looming dictatorship.

Duterte Seeks Martial Law Extension for Southern Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress to extend martial law across the southern third of the country to combat ISIS and communist rebels.

Philippines Become Global Hotspot for Environmental Murders

Environmental activists are being killed in record numbers in the corruption-plagued Philippines, according to watchdog Global Witness.

‘I Felt Guilty’: In the Philippines, Journalists Also Bear Weight of...

In the Philippines, journalists also bear weight of the drug war that President Rodrigo Duterte launched over a year ago.

Trump’s Views on Dictators go far Beyond Strategic Support

The United States has long had a history of supporting dictatorships for strategic reasons. But Trump's praise for tyrants is something else.

Amnesty International: Militants, Philippine Troops Violated Law in Marawi Siege

Amnesty International said Friday it has documented violations of humanitarian law during the five-month siege to the Philippines' southern city of Marawi.

Trump Hails ‘Great Relationship’ With Philippines’ Duterte

U.S. President Trump declared on Monday that he had a "great relationship" with his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte, a self-proclaimed killer.

Philippines’ War on Drugs Leaves 60 Dead in 3 Days

Police raids in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, on Wednesday night left at least 28 people dead, local authorities said. Spokesman for Manila police,...

Turkish FM Cavusoglu’s Spouse Robbed In Philippines

A group of men stole jewelry belonging to the spouse of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Hulya, at Manila airport when the minister was...