At least 10 Indonesian sailors have reportedly been kidnapped, by Abu Sayyaf militants, in the Philippines.
At least 15 people have died, after military troops clashed with Islamist militants, in the Philippines.
At least five more people have died, following landslides in the Philippines, as a result of Typhoon Goni, bringing the typhoon’s death toll to nine.
At least 15 Islamist militants have been killed by Philippine security forces, in an attempt to rescue foreign captives.
At least eight people have been killed, following torrential monsoon rains in the Philippines.
Philippines health officials have confirmed a second case of MERS in the country, the first coming in an unrelated incident in January.
At least 72 people were killed, following the outbreak of a fire at a factory in the Philippines capital city, Manila.
Typhoon Noul has lashed the northeastern region of the Philippines, with fears of landslides being triggered by the severe weather.
A major fire in a shanty town in central Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, has left at least 3’000 people homeless, according to local authorities.
An AirAsia flight has overshot a runway in the Philippines, causing the passengers to evacuate via emergency slides, in the second aviation incident to affect the airline in as many days.