Powerful typhoon threatens Philippines, thousands evacuated

Powerful typhoon threatens Philippines, thousands evacuated

MANILA, Philippines — A powerful typhoon slammed into the southeastern Philippines on Thursday, toppling trees, ripping tin roofs and knocking down power as it blew across island provinces where nearly… Read more
Filipino journalist shot dead while watching TV in store

Filipino journalist shot dead while watching TV in store

MANILA, Philippines — A gunman shot and killed a journalist who was watching TV at a store in a central Philippine city, in a brazen attack in what has long… Read more
Philippines rejects China’s demand to remove ship from shoal

Philippines rejects China’s demand to remove ship from shoal

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ defense chief rejected on Thursday China’s renewed demand that it remove its outpost on a disputed South China Sea shoal and said Chinese coast guard… Read more