Asia

Philippines: Thousands still displaced in Marawi

The ISIL-inspired Maute group took control of Marawi last year, prompting thousands to flee and, a year after the fighting ended, many families are still displaced and searching for loved ones.

101 East

Hacked: The Bangladesh Bank Heist

How hackers got away with one of the biggest thefts in history, robbing Bangladesh's central bank of more than $80m.

Asia Pacific

Marawi: Philippine city still left in ruins a year after siege

Civic leaders and residents demand transparency from President Duterte over the rehabilitation of southern city.

South China Sea

Philippines' lacklustre fight in the South China Sea

Amid South China Sea dispute, President Rodrigo Duterte balks at pushing back after landmark maritime rights ruling.

Philippines' lacklustre fight in the South China Sea

Philippines

Election-related violence kills 33 in Philippines

Former member of Congress and radio broadcaster among those killed during campaign leading to Monday's local elections.

Philippines: Election-related violence leaves 33 dead

Philippines

Philippine chief justice, Duterte's critic, removed

Dismissal of chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno by top court is seen by the opposition as being politically motivated.

Philippine chief justice Sereno, Duterte's critic, removed

Philippines

Philippines 'confident' Chinese missiles 'not for us'

Manila to seek 'diplomatic means' to address issue as Beijing declares 'indisputable sovereignty' over disputed islands.

Philippines 'confident' Chinese missiles 'not directed at us'

Opinion

Why Duterte banned workers from going to Kuwait

Can the murder of a Filipino worker change the Philippines' decades-old labour export policies?

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Middle East

Kuwait expels Filipino envoy, recalls own ambassador

Move comes after discovery of Philippine embassy staff 'encouraging workers to flee employers' households', KUNA says.

Kuwait expels Filipino envoy, recalls own ambassador

Philippines

Philippine museum traces war to lost tribal kinship

Descendants of Mindanao's Moro Muslims, Christian settlers and Lumad reminded to keep the promise to remain brothers.

Philippine museum traces war to lost tribal kinship

Asia Pacific

Philippines: New museum promoting peace, unity in Mindanao

For decades, the Philippine island of Mindanao has been plagued by violence, as ethnic groups fight for more autonomy from the government.

Sport

'A must-watch': Boxing fans eye Manny Pacquiao comeback

Mixed reactions by boxing enthusiasts as Filipino boxer to fight Argentine Lucas Matthysse after a year-long hiatus.

Boxing fans react to Manny Pacquiao comeback

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte to ICC prosecutor: I will arrest you

Philippine president says Manila's ICC membership is 'flawed' and court will 'never have jurisdiction' over him.

Duterte to ICC prosecutor: I will arrest you if you come here

Asia Pacific

Duterte urges Congress to 'fast-track' impeachment of top judge

Philippine leader's call comes after Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno hinted he might be behind moves to sack her.

Duterte urges Congress to 'fast-track' impeachment of top judge

Asia Pacific

'Cesspool': Philippines to close tourist island of Boracay

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the six-month closure of the popular holiday destination he says tourists turned into a 'cesspool'.