The 2018 Sinulog Festival in Cebu City wraps up with its annual parade despite the rain on Jan. 21.
Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Jan. 21 that Human Rights Watch is “misleading” the public with uninformed information about the country’s drug war.
Police told GMA News that tourists from Cebu abandoned a leaking butane stove on Mount Pulag, causing a grass fire that destroyed at least 1.5 hectares of land and resulted in the temporary suspension of hiking and trekking activities.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised the alert level for Mount Mayon from 3 to 4 on Jan. 22 after it spewed a tower of ash.
Philippine House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has threatened to defund provinces whose lawmakers don’t support amending the country’s constitution to a federal system.
The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) announced Jan. 19 it would no longer renew its contract with MIASCOR Groundhandling Corporation after a luggage theft incident.
Human Rights Watch released its world report on Jan. 18, saying Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has plunged the country into its worst human rights crisis since the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos in the 1980s.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he is considering banning Filipinos from working overseas in Kuwait after four Filipino women killed themselves following sexual abuse at the hands of their Kuwaiti employers.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has urged Congress to pass the BBL, which is a bill to grant more autonomy to the country’s Moro Muslim population.
A meticulously handcrafted pageant costume in Cebu, Philippines has gone viral for resembling a tropical rural landscape complete with miniature rice fields, coconut trees and native huts.