Police investigator Nizar Bakun said one of the suspects armed with an M16 rifle fired at least seven times at the police station in Parang town in Sulu province Saturday night then fled. Two of four police who were hit in the attack died on the way to a hospital.
Interior Minister Eduardo Año urged the public to report cases in their neighbourhoods, warning that anyone infected who refused to cooperate faced imprisonment.
Waving flags and holding up placards, the protesters, wearing face masks amid a continuing rise in coronavirus infections, lashed out at an anti-terror law that Duterte signed early this month.
A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the northern Philippine island of Luzon on Wednesday killing at least five people, damaging buildings and sending strong tremors through the capital, Manila.
Ramos became a hero to many for defecting from Marcos' government, where he led the national police force, spurring the dictator's downfall during the 1986 popular uprising against his rule.
A regional court in Metro Manila dismissed for lack of jurisdiction, the defamation suit filed by a local bank against the Bank of Bangladesh in connection with the $81 million cyber heist in 2016.
The Filipinos’ shipbuilding know-how since the ancient days has been well-documented and forward to these present times, a leading UAE shipbuilding company in the Middle East and North Africa has expressed interest in pushing up the number of its Filipino workforce up to half the total.
Typhoon Rai among deadliest to hit the Philippines; some central, southern areas still cut off; military deploys planes, ships air to deliver aid
Typhoon Rai blew away on Friday night into the South China Sea after rampaging through southern and central island provinces, where more than 300,000 people in its path were evacuated to safety in advance in a pre-emptive move officials say may have saved a lot of lives.