Manila’s move comes as President Rodrigo Duterte prepares for a visit to Beijing.
Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo: Lopez’s environmental legacy “remains unparalleled to this day.”
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says workers at casinos in Manila area could spy on Philippine military bases.
Thousands of displaced residents remain homeless and unexploded ordnance still litters the southern Philippine city.
Five Chinese vessels ignored calls by Philippine naval aircraft, Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana says.
A two-year-old girl was among three people killed in violence since Monday, officials say.
Philippine police and military were on alert after intelligence reports warned of IS-linked terror plots.
Philippine foreign secretary, meanwhile, lodges a second diplomatic protest over alleged maritime activities by Beijing.
The country needs more Special Action Force troops, President Rodrigo Duterte tells new group of police generals.
Captured rebels claim they’ve been fighting since their teens, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says.
The USS Ronald Reagan allows people “to sail and operate wherever international law allows,” admiral says.
Philippine military had identified Brandon Lee as a supporter of communist insurgents, rights group alleges.
Mosquito-borne disease blamed for 622 deaths since January, according to health officials.
Intelligence personnel are working to verify and contain the threat, military spokesman says.
Beijing visit comes as reports surface that Chinese investors are eyeing three northern Philippine islands.
Search and rescue efforts continue off the coasts of Iloio and Guimaras Island, officials say.
Other former militants in southern Philippines are being trained to become farmers.
The Ramon Magsaysay Awards also were presented to two journalists and a South Korean businessman.
The suspect had worked with Mohammed Jamal Khalifa, a Saudi businessman who had married a sister of the al-Qaeda leader.
Military ships passing through Manila’s territorial waters should have diplomatic clearance, national security adviser says.
Still, Global Witness report of 30 deaths in 2018 is down 18 from the previous year.
Statement comes a week after President Rodrigo Duterte defended his stance toward China before Congress.
Twenty people have been slain in the province this month, governor says.
Gun battles broke out between the military and supporters of a local IS leader, spokesman says.
Epicenter near sparsely populated islands of Batanes province, a popular tourist destination.
Largest trade union, which supported Rodrigo Duterte’s electoral campaign, says he has betrayed Philippine workers.
Chinese naval ships passed through the Sibutu Strait off Tawi-Tawi, Philippine defense secretary says.
Officials blame IS-linked militants for two bombings in Mindanao region since January.
Winona and Alexander Birondo allegedly assaulted police who were trying to arrest a murder suspect, officials said.
Isnaji Hasim was linked to a deadly July 2018 bombing in Basilan, officials say.