The powerful quake prompted many villagers to flee their homes in panic. Japanese authorities issued evacuation orders in parts of Okinawa. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
Journalist Lewis M. Simons, who won a Pulitzer Prize for investigating the hidden wealth of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos, shares his thoughts after a sold-out Broadway matinee of Here Lies Love.
Juan Jumalon was the 199th journalist to be killed in the country since 1986, when an uprising toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos, the current president's father.
A Chinese coast guard ship and one of its militia vessels separately bumped a Philippine coast guard ship and a military-run supply boat Sunday off a disputed shoal, Philippine officials said.
Maria Ressa said the charges against her were politically motivated as Rappler was critical of Duterte's brutal crackdown on illegal drugs that left thousands of mostly petty drug suspects dead.
Taylor Sheesh, the Philippines' top Taylor Swift impersonator, has set out on her own tour across the country in a bid to get the global superstar's attention.
The country's film regulator has decided that a map shown in the movie does not depict China's controversial nine-dash line.
Film regulators in the Philippines are reviewing Barbie after a senator said a scene depicts a map that China uses to lay claim to nearly all of the South China Sea.
The survey, conducted by the nonprofit social research group Social Weather Stations, shows a rise in supportive views of gays and lesbians in the socially conservative country in the past decade.
Authorities warned of dangerous tidal surges, flash floods and landslides as Typhoon Mawar blows past the northernmost province of Batanes from Tuesday to Wednesday.
An International Criminal Court investigation puts President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in a tough spot. His vice president is the daughter of the leader who launched the drug war at the heart of the probe.
The real-life reenactments in the farming village of San Pedro Cutud in Pampanga province north of Manila resumed after a three-year pause because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Cessna 206 took off on January 24 for what would have been a short flight — but it never made it, prompting a desperate weeks-long search through remote mountainous terraine.
Gunmen in military uniforms fatally shot Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo and five civilians while the provincial leader was meeting villagers at his home in the central Philippines.
The Department of Defense announced the move that is widely seen as a way to deter China's influence in the region amid a visit to the Philippines by U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.