The Philippines will become one of the biggest gambling centers in the world, vying with Macau, Singapore and Las Vegas for Asia’s high rollers.
A US Navy minesweeper that ran aground on a Philippine reef is damaged and taking on water and needs to be lifted off the rocks.
Authorities step up search for 261 Filipino fishermen missing more than a week after a typhoon killed hundreds in the southern Philippines.
Philippine authorities to question a Roman Catholic priest about ivory smuggling after his collection of carved religious icons was featured in National Geographic magazine.
Philippine disaster officials shift from rescue work to a massive clean-up of Manila following nonstop rains that left tons of muck and debris from floods.
Suspected Muslim militants ambush a truckload of rubber plantation laborers in the restive southern Philippines killing six and wounding 22.
The Philippine Supreme Court rules to break up the sugar estate owned by the president’s relatives and distribute it to thousands of farmers.