Police say nine people linked to “communist terrorist groups” have been killed, but rights groups say victims were unarmed political activists and workers, demanding an independent investigation.
The coronavirus has killed over 2.54 million people and infected more than 114.5 million globally. Here are the virus-related developments for February 28:
The coronavirus has killed over 2.52 million people and infected more than 113.9 million globally. Here are the virus-related developments for February 27:
Footage shows Police Senior Master Sergeant Jonel Nuezca shooting Sonya Gregorio and her son Frank at point-blank range outside their house in Paniqui after a heated confrontation.
Moviegoers can recapture the thrill and joy of watching movies in the first and only floating cinema in the Philippines after nine months of lockdown.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Covid-19 has killed more than 437,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 15:
Maria Ressa, 56, and her news site Rappler have been the target of legal action and probes after publishing stories critical of Duterte's policies, including his drug war that has killed thousands.
The UN human rights office called on the Philippine government in a new report to end all violence targeting suspected drug offenders and to disband private and state-backed paramilitary groups.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has suspended his decision to scrap troop deployment agreement with the United States due to political and other developments in the region,
President Duterte has repeatedly threatened to impose military rule in the Philippines where the mere words evoke the worst rights abuses of the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship.
The virus has killed more than 80,000 people and has spread to 209 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 7:
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