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Manila mayor, ex-scavenger and actor, to seek presidency

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The popular mayor of the Philippine capital said Wednesday he will run for president in next year’s elections, the latest aspirant in what is expected to be a crowded race t...

Taiwan-based sandal startup raising funds to empower slum communities in Philippines

TOUCHENG (Taiwan News) — A startup based on Taiwan's emerald east coast is launching a fundraiser Monday (Aug. 16) with the aim of selling its sandals worldwide to improve the livelihoods of...

At least 6 injured in cargo ship fire at Manila wharf

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A fire and a powerful blast ripped through a small cargo ship docked to refuel in the Philippine capital of Manila on Saturday, injuring at least six people and igniting a b...

Raphael show with famous Madonna paintings opens in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin is opening the first of three Raphael exhibitions this week as the art world celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Renaissance master's death next year. Five p...

Duterte allies seek to dominate Philippine midterm polls

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with...

Duterte allies seek to dominate Philippine midterm polls

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's name is not on the ballot but Monday's midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a brutal crackdown...

Filipina Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Catriona Gray of the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 today at IMPACT Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, making her the fourth Filipina to win the beauty pageant. Out of ...