Philippines

In Philippines’ tuna capital, fishermen are reeling from high fuel prices

The fishing industry in General Santos City is seeking help from the central government to cope with a spike in prices at the pump and inflation.

Philippines

Philippines mourns passing of ‘Asia’s sprint queen’

Track superstar Lydia De Vega succumbs to breast cancer.

Philippines

Gunman at-large after killing a former vice mayor in the Philippines

The slaying was the second one targeting a Filipino politician in less than three weeks.

Thailand

Chinese, Thai air forces to hold 10-day joint exercise this month

The drills will “increase trust and friendship,” China’s Defense Ministry says.

South China Sea

Manila backs Senate bill to officially rename contested waters ‘West Philippine Sea’

If legislation goes through, the Philippines would join other countries with their own names for the South China Sea.

Philippines

Philippines mourns passing of ‘Asia’s sprint queen’

Track superstar Lydia De Vega succumbs to breast cancer.

Fuel price pain hits tuna industry in the Philippines