| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:31 PM
MANILA -- The scale of the devastation beginning to unfold in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan has stunned relief workers, who estimate that as many as 10 million people were affected by the storm that swept through the central Philippines late last week....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:41 PM
TACLOBAN, Philippines — The death toll from one of the strongest storms on record that ravaged the central Philippine city of Tacloban could reach 10,000 people, officials said after the extent of massive devastation became apparent and horrified...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:45 PM
MANILA — With the vast scale of death and destruction slowly coming into focus, international relief teams rushed toward the central Philippines, where one of the strongest storms on record left bereft survivors looting food and water or...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:30 AM
MANILA -- Each story has been more heartbreaking than the last.
A 44-year-old high school teacher from the destroyed provincial capital of Tacloban City recounts how she abandoned her dying daughter, stabbed by splinters of their house, which was...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The central Philippine city of Tacloban was in ruins Saturday, a day after being ravaged by one of the strongest typhoons on record, as horrified residents spoke of storm surges as high as trees and authorities said they were expecting a “very...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:07 AM
MANILA, Philippines — The strongest typhoon this year slammed into the Philippines on Friday, setting off landslides, knocking out power in several provinces and cutting communications in the country's central region of island provinces. Four people...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:57 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama canceled part of his trip to Asia next week to deal with the government shutdown but for now is still planning to attend the two world summits on his schedule, the White House said Wednesday morning.
| 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 9, 2013
| 1:59 AM
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan and the Philippines restored relations this week after working for three months to ease anger over a fishing boat shooting incident that gutted normally friendly ties between two Pacific Rim allies.
On Thursday night, the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:03 AM
Global Focus: With 150,000 dead from decades of religious and ethnic fighting and no family in the southern Philippines free of fear they could be the next slain, Filipinos and their fractious leaders have run out of energy for rebellion. A road map to...