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Philippine police urge residents to watch out for floating cocaine

Philippine police urge residents to watch out for floating cocaine

Philippine police on Sunday urged fishermen and residents of coastal communities to be on the lookout for bricks of cocaine being thrown near their shores as a way to smuggle the illegal drug into the country.

Five rebels linked to Philippine cathedral bombing surrender

Five rebels linked to Philippine cathedral bombing surrender

Five rebels who helped carry out the deadly bombing of a Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines last month surrendered to the authorities at the weekend ...

Five soldiers, three militants killed in Philippine clash

Five soldiers, three militants killed in Philippine clash

Five soldiers and three suspected members of a militant group blamed for deadly twin bombings at a cathedral in the southern Philippines were killed in a clash on Saturday, the military said.

Bangladesh to sue Philippine bank over $81m cyber heist

Bangladesh to sue Philippine bank over $81m cyber heist

Bangladesh will Wednesday file a lawsuit in New York against a Philippine bank over its involvement in one of the biggest-ever cyber heists, the country's central bank governor said.

Philippines turns over Chinese official wanted for corruption

Philippines turns over Chinese official wanted for corruption

The Philippines on Wednesday formally turned over to Chinese authorities a former Chinese government official who was wanted for corruption.

More Filipinos worried about Philippine leader's health

More Filipinos worried about Philippine leader's health

More Filipinos are worried about the health of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, according to a nationwide survey taken two months after he faced a cancer scare.

Philippine court rejects government petition to arrest Duterte critic

Philippine court rejects government petition to arrest Duterte critic

A Philippine court has rejected a government petition to order the arrest of an opposition senator and key critic of President Rodrigo Duterte for leading a failed mutiny in 2003 ...

Philippine anti-graft official sacked for revealing Duterte probe details

Philippine anti-graft official sacked for revealing Duterte probe details

The office of the Philippine president has sacked a deputy ombudsman for revealing information about an inquiry into alleged unexplained wealth of President Rodrigo Duterte ...

Bomb in van kills 11 at checkpoint in Philippine south: army

Bomb in van kills 11 at checkpoint in Philippine south: army

A bomb exploded in a van and killed 11 people at a military checkpoint in the restive southern Philippines on Tuesday in an attack that officials blamed on militants with ties to the Islamic State group.

Philippine police vow 'surgical and chilling' war on drugs, crime

Philippine police vow 'surgical and chilling' war on drugs, crime

Philippine police vowed on Monday to revamp and intensify a fight against crime and drugs, a week after President Rodrigo Duterte promised no letup in a bloody crackdown that has alarmed the international community.

Philippine workers march in protest at short-term contracts

Philippine workers march in protest at short-term contracts

Thousands of Philippine workers and activists marched in a May Day rally in Manila on Tuesday in protest against what they said was President Rodrigo Duterte's failure ...

Philippine boxing icon to prove time not yet over in July fight

Philippine boxing icon to prove time not yet over in July fight

Philippine icon Senator Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he aims to prove that his time in boxing is not yet over when he takes on Argentinian champion Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia in July.