Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has had a cyber libel charge against her dismissed, lawyers involved in the case said Tuesday, in a rare legal win for the key critic of the country’s President Rodrigo Duterte.
Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said Friday he’ll fight unbeaten unified welterweight world champion Errol Spence in Las Vegas in August.
Taiwan’s lucrative fishing industry has come under fire for subjecting its migrant workforce to forced labor and other abuses, contrasting with the government’s promotion of the democratic island as a regional human rights beacon.
A Singapore hospital has locked down four wards after detecting coronavirus cases, authorities said Friday, a rare outbreak in a country that has largely brought the virus under control.
The UN’s cultural agency on Tuesday awarded its annual press freedom prize to Philippine journalist Maria Ressa whose reporting has made her a target of her country’s judiciary and online hate campaigns.
After delivering sermons and visiting slums, Philippine priest Fiel Pareja tends to his Gen-Z flock on TikTok, creating videos of himself praying, dancing and lip-syncing Christian pop music for 1.6 million followers.
Philippine authorities said Saturday they have seized some 200 tons of illegally harvested giant clam shells worth nearly $25 million in one of the biggest known operations of its kind in the country.
A fleet of Chinese ships that sparked a diplomatic row after parking at a reef off the Philippines for weeks are now scattered across the contested Spratly Islands, a government agency said Wednesday, condemning Beijing’s “unlawful presence” in the area.
A Filipina who was sacked as a domestic worker in Hong Kong after being diagnosed with cancer — a case that exposed the vulnerability of low-paid foreign workers — has passed away, a friend confirmed Wednesday.
Converge, a Philippine-based internet provider is in talks with Elon Musk’s SpaceX for a potential collaboration in the country. According to Converge, the plan is still in its premature stage. Do you think it can finally give Filipinos the reliable internet they deserve?
Philippine authorities have seized illegally harvested giant clam shells worth $3.3 million as smugglers turn to the endangered creatures as a substitute for the illicit ivory trade.
From cooking sweet Filipino spaghetti and Igado, to opening out about his dad, Following Bretman Rock on MTV paints a realistic picture of Filipino influencer Bretman Rock. This binge-worthy show is the perfect entertainment for those who want to get to know the Hawaiian-based baddie.
Filipino-American rapper EZ Mil’s video on Wish Bus recently became viral as it racked up over 40 million views. However, his newfound fame also came with backlash. Lapu Lapu city mayor even wants to ban him from the city.
Singaporean Sue-Anne Chng used to wear a different outfit on all 15 days of the Lunar New Year, when it is customary to don new clothes to symbolise a fresh start.
Almost half a million people have died in natural disasters linked to extreme weather events in the last 20 years, according to a new assessment of the direct threat posed to humanity by climate change.