Typhoon Haiyan sparked renewed debate over how much food aid should be sourced locally.
Members of Team Rubicon, a disaster relief organization staffed by US veterans, are using their military skills in the Philippines — and finding the camaraderie they miss in the process.
A military parade ground in Manila is crowded with city residents offering aid to refugees from devastated areas such as Tacloban, where 16 countries were flying in over the weekend to help, according to a US military official.
The unfolding tragedy in the Philippines may keep UN climate talks, the latest round of which began this week in Warsaw, from getting bogged down in national concerns.
A nation in distress falls back on cultural values burnished over centuries of hardship.
GlobalPost exclusive: Earthquakes, typhoons and volcanic eruptions inspire the best in Filipinos, reports a Manila-based journalist.
Elements of the Moro National Liberation Front may be signaling discontent over government negotiations with a rival group.
Echoes of Imelda’s shoes in fury over lavish life of embezzlement suspect’s daughter.
On August 13, 1898, the Thirteenth Minnesota Infantry regiment led an American advance against Spanish forces holding the Philippine city of Manila.
Catholic clerics have turned to their last legal resort to stop the Philippines’ reproductive health law making contraception more widely available.
President Aquino builds trust by acknowledging an historic massacre of Muslims.
Economic growth is prompting more workers to stay at home.
Three years on, justice is hopelessly stalled in one of Asia’s worst political massacres.
Both the government and Muslim leaders trumpeted the deal, but doubts remain over whether powerful Muslim clan leaders will be willing to lay down their arms as promised.
Manila is still at risk for more flooding, but recovery efforts are underway, and many are turning to social networking sites to update and get updates on the situation.
While most Filipinos say that their government is correct in not yielding to Chinese pressure over its claims to the South China Sea, others say that Manila could better manage the finer points of its diplomacy.
With a US ally engaged in a tense standoff with China over disputed territory in the South China Sea, America risks wading into increasingly perilous waters.
The Philippines accused China today of violating a 2002 nonaggression pact.