More than 320 Chinese arrested in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine immigration bureau says its agents, backed by troops, have arrested 324 Chinese accused of involvement in illegal online gambling and other crimes in a raid o...

Filipino rap sensation to perform in Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) Filipino rapper Geo Ong, known for his no-holds-barred rhythmic delivery in his music video "Parokyana," which has generated close to 12 million views on YouTube, will perform i...

Tigerair Taiwan to open new route flying to Palawan in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tigerair Taiwan announced Monday plans to inaugurate a new flight route between Taoyuan in Taiwan and the Philippine city of Puerto Princesa on Palawan Island starting Jun...

Boracay, Cebu, Palawan of the Philippines named top 3 best islands in the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Boracay, Cebu, and the Palawan Islands of the Philippines nabbed the top three spots on a list of the best islands in the world by a New York-based travel magazine. Bor...

Philippine officials say China island-building in full swing

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines (AP) — China is pressing ahead with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs that are also claimed by the Philippines in an increasingly tense territor...

Philippine officials say China island-building in full swing

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine officials say China is pressing ahead with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs that are also claimed by Manila despite Beijing'...

Philippines holds drills with US, Japan near disputed sea

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines launched separate naval exercises with the United States and Japan on Monday on an island province facing the disputed South China Sea, displaying i...

First Taiwanese tour group enters Philippines on e-visas

Kalibo, Philippines, May 20 (CNA) The first Taiwanese tour group traveling on special online visas issued by the Philippines arrived in the neighboring country Wednesday, as the Philippines launch...

Philippines to launch online visa application for Taiwanese

Taipei, May 4 (CNA) The Philippines will soon launch a new online visa application system to make it easier for Taiwanese tourists to visit the Southeast Asian country to boost local tourism, the P...

Taiwanese tourist dies in Philippines (update)

Manila, Feb. 22 (CNA) A Taiwanese tourist has died while vacationing in southwestern Philippines, Taiwan's representative office in the Philippines said Sunday. The office said that it received...