| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:35 PM
CEBU, Philippines — The death toll from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol reached 110 Wednesday, with only three people pulled alive from rubble.
The three were rescued in Cebu province, about 350...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:14 PM
MANILA — A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck in the central Philippines on Tuesday morning, killing at least four people and collapsing and damaging several buildings, radio reports and officials said.
[Updated at 10:10 p.m. on Oct. 14: Civil...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Philippine government troops claimed more than a week ago to be mopping up a failed attempt by Muslim rebels to seize the port city of Zamboanga, but news media report continuing clashes and mounting casualties.
The fighting, in its 17th day when dawn...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Philippine Muslim rebels who have laid siege to the port city of Zamboanga for six days agreed to a cease-fire Friday to allow negotiations with the government but continued to hold more than 100 hostages, local media reported early Saturday.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:22 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the news: —The 10 Freeway in Pomona was shut down in both directions Monday night after two accidents, including a fiery crash involving a big rig and several vehicles that left one person dead. The pileup was reported about...
| May 26, 2013
The best way to Boracay, Philippines
From LAX, Philippine Airlines offers nonstop service to Manila, and All Nippon Airways, JAL, Cathay Pacific, Asiana, Delta, Korean, Hawaiian, Air China, Singapore and Malaysia offer connecting service (change of...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:58 PM
A woman killed over the weekend in a Bay Area limousine fire was going to have a wedding on a hilltop in the Philippines, her family said.
Neriza Fojas, 31, had already had a civil wedding ceremony in Las Vegas with her husband, Carlo Moya, but was...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Stanley Karnow, an award-winning author and journalist who combined insightful reporting with personal accounts and historical sweep in books on the Vietnam War and the Philippines and the critically acclaimed public television series that accompanied the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:54 PM
The Week in Pictures from around the world....