Mayors of Metro Manila's 16 cities announced nighttime curfews on Saturday and urged shopping malls to close for one month, in a bid to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, as the Philippines reported its sixth death.
A man was shot and about 30 people taken hostage on Monday by a gunman at a mall in the Philippine capital Manila, where armed police and negotiators were trying to end the standoff peacefully.
Southeast Asian Games venues and officials in the Manila region are ‘ready’, competition organisers said Monday, as powerful Typhoon Kammuri churned toward the Philippines.
The Philippines on Wednesday approved a plan to build a new airport near Manila, in a bid to ease congestion with the capital's existing airport operating at full capacity.
At least five people were killed when buildings collapsed near Manila after a powerful earthquake set skyscrapers swaying and drove terrified locals into the street.
Four people suffered "superficial scratches" as they evacuated the Boeing 737-800 jet, which had flown to Manila from Xiamen in southeast China.
A small plane crashed into a house north of the Philippine capital on Saturday, killing at least seven people, officials and media said.
"Metro Manila traffic is getting worse," JICA chief representative Susumu Ito said following a meeting with transport and socio-economic officials on Thursday.
Philippine police have killed two people, including a woman on her way to hospital, after mistaking them for gunmen, authorities said Friday, the latest deaths at the hands of law enforcement under President Rodrigo Duterte.
Hundreds of leftist activists, farmers and students on Monday burned an effigy of US President Donald Trump in the shape of a swastika after clashes with anti-riot police that left at least 16 people injured.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will host world leaders in Manila from Sunday, hoping their presence will quieten international criticism over his deadly drugs war ...