Philippines

Philippine VP Sara Duterte resigns from Marcos cabinet

Cracks in the alliance between the Duterte and Marcos political clans have been widening since January.

Philippine court convicts 4 police officers for killings in Duterte drug war

Victims’ families see convictions as “partial victory” in holding former president accountable for bloody anti-drug campaign

US condemns China’s ‘escalatory’ actions in South China Sea

Strong statement from Washington after China blames the Philippines for a collision between two vessels near disputed shoal.

Philippines seeks UN validation to extend continental shelf limits in contested waters

The extension would go beyond the outer limits of the Philippines’ 200-mile exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea.

Vietnam asks Philippines to respect its interests, consult on sea boundary

Manila is seeking to extend its continental shelf in the South China Sea.

Philippines seeks UN validation to extend continental shelf limits in contested waters

The extension would go beyond the outer limits of the Philippines’ 200-mile exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea.

Filipino-Palestinian families rebuild lives in the Philippines

They protect a historic Christ statue in one of the world’s biggest Catholic processions