Former Philippines President Joseph Estrada has been elected mayor of Manila, pipping a former presidential rival to the post.
UPI Almanac for Friday, May 10, 2013.
Two Philippine lawmakers say the United States should pay more than a $1.4 million fine for damage done to a world-class reef by a grounded U.S. minesweeper.
Malaysian fighter jets and troops Tuesday attacked a band of Filipino gunmen trying to recreate an extinct sultanate on the island of Borneo, officials say.
Victims of human rights violations during years of martial law will receive compensation under a law approved Monday by the Philippine president, officials say.
UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 8, 2013.
The Philippines legislature has approved a bill that would authorize the teaching of atrocities committed under former President Ferdinand Marcos.
Three police officers and three soldiers are among 13 armed people killed during a shootout with security forces in a street in Quezon City.
Rescuers said they were searching for hundreds of people, missing since Typhoon Bopha devastated the Philippines. The death toll stood at 647.
Filipino President Benigno Aquino III was to declare a state of national calamity Friday after visiting towns destroyed by killer Typhoon Bopha, officials said.