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The Philippine army will create a battalion-sized task force to help the government's anti-narcotics agency run after high-level targets in President Rodrigo Duterte's war...

Thousands of Filipino Catholics marched through Manila on February 18 in what was the biggest gathering expressing protest against extra-judicial killings in President Rodrigo...

The Philippine central bank approved new rules and regulations governing the operation of virtual currency exchanges, including those for the most widely used cryptocurrency...

Businesses in the Philippines are getting increasingly worried about the economic isolationism of US President Donald Trump as the country's main growth engines, business...

The Southern Philippines and the Sulu-Sulawesi Sea region, together with other nations such as Pakistan, Colombia and Venezuela, could be next on an extended...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a suspension of his controversial anti-drugs campaign and promised to clean up the police force in the wake of...

The Philippine economy grew 6.6 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016, putting the Southeast Asian nation among the world’s fastest-growing countries...

The new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is sending a delegation to Beijing this week for meetings with Chinese top officials to discuss investment deals worth $15...

The inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States on January 20 brings with it a number of uncertainties and conflicts...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would consider declaring martial law if the drug problem in the country deteriorates, basically admitting that his...

Russia is ready to supply the Philippines with weapons including aircraft and submarines and hopes to become a "close friend" of the country which...

Approved investment projects in the Philippines grew 20.4 per cent in 2016, reaching P441.5 billion from the P366.7 billion registered in 2015.    The value of...

The Philippine Board of Investments recently approved three petrochemical projects of conglomerate JG Summit Holdings Inc. (JGSHI) worth 15.8 billion pesos ($317 million).  Two pioneering...

The festive season of Christmas and New Year is kicking off in the Philippines, and it is arguably one of the longest, most esteemed...

The World Bank revised up its forecast for Thailand's economic growth by 0.1 percentage point to 3.2 per cent for next year in anticipation...

The Philippines was not informed of the operation of a US unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) that was seized off the coast of Subic Bay...

President Rodrigo Duterte, told business leaders that he has personally killed drug suspects during his term as the Mayor of Davao. Hours after declaring that...