Mun Chol Myong faces extradition to the U.S. on charges of money laundering and conspiracy to launder money.
In 2000, the United Nations health agency had declared the Philippines free of polio.
Authorities order a lockdown after gunmen opened fire at a school building in nearby Yala province.
“The outbreak calls for urgent action,” says UNICEF’s representative in the country.
Arrests come two years after firefights and air strikes devastated the mosque-studded city.
Military: Undetermined number of casualties in gunfight with separatist rebels in Puncak.
Government vows to take non-aligned posture in disputes between major powers, as it unveils foreign policy framework.
Vicente Loot, a former police general, survived an ambush in May 2018.
Imam Nahrawi is suspected of accepting 26.5 billion rupiah (U.S. $1.17 million) in bribes.
Improvised bomb, handgun and IS flag recovered from Jomar Maan, authorities say.
As many as 324 Chinese nationals are arrested in Palawan on suspicion of cybercrimes and other illegal activities.
“The move is not violating anybody’s rights,” Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha says.
Passenger Name Record will be integrated into the new immigration system, Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says.
Thousands in Indonesia and Malaysia reported to have respiratory, vision problems as a result of haze.