Environment

Philippines looks to tackle severe water pollution

Water pollution is set to dominate an environment conference being hosted by the European Union in Malta.

UpFront

Is the Philippines winning its war against ISIL?

We speak to Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano about his country’s efforts to combat ISIL.

UpFront

How the Philippines defends Duterte's drug war

We speak with the foreign minister for a wide-ranging interview, and discuss whether President Trump is fit for office.

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte on 'war path' against Philippine justice system

Analysts say president's action against Supreme Court chief justice and top government prosecutor are a sign of panic.

Duterte on 'war path' against Philippine justice system

Opinion

A day of rage against President Duterte

Support for the Philippines' populist president starts to dwindle as his brutal war on drugs continue to take lives.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Asia Pacific

Gunman opens fire near Duterte's Manila residence

Security unit confirmed one unidentified officer was shot dead in the Malacanang Park shooting incident.

Gunman opens fire near Duterte's Manila residence

Asia Pacific

'Stop the killings': Thousands slam Duterte's drug war

Demonstrators denounce president's 'drug war' as they mark 45 years since the declaration of martial law in Philippines.

Asia Pacific

Entire Philippine city police force fired over killings

About 1,200 Caloocan city officers will be relieved in batches after some were suspected in the murders of three teens.

Entire Philippine city police force fired over killings

Asia Pacific

Battle for Marawi: Conflict takes toll on local economy

The Philippine army continues to fight an ISIL-linked group which had besieged the city of Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao. Martial law was imposed in May and since then, the conflict has negatively impacted the local economy.

Philippines

Manila floods as tropical depression slams Philippines

At least two people have been killed after storm delivered torrential heavy rain.

Manila floods as tropical depression slams Philippines

Asia Pacific

Philippines: Navy Seals battle Maute group on Lake Lanao

Security forces fighting armed groups in the southern Philippines are focusing their efforts on a strategic lake.

Asia Pacific

Duterte's son questioned over illegal drug smuggling

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's son has told a Senate inquiry he has no links to drug smuggling. Paolo Duterte is being questioned over a seized shipment containing $125m worth of narcotics from China.

Asia Pacific

Duterte's son questioned in Philippine drug case

President's son Paolo Duterte and son-in-law Manases Carpio reject allegations of their involvement in drug shipment.

Human Rights

Philippine army and armed groups join forces in Marawi

Military said that it will not absorb MILF fighters but enlist their help in overcoming ISIL-linked group in Marawi.

Asia Pacific

Philippine army in final push against ISIL-linked Maute in Marawi

The Philippine military is preparing for the final assault against the Maute armed group in the southern city of Marawi.