Rebuilding the besieged Philippine city of Marawi could cost about 56 billion pesos ($1.1 billion), according to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.
Philippine police killed at least 57 people over two nights in a series of frenzied raids against suspected drug dealers that began Tuesday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sees the U.S. military as essential to reining in China in Southeast Asia, according to his new envoy to Washington D.C.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won a Congressional vote on Saturday to extend martial law in the southern island of Mindanao, strengthening his legislative hand in the year ahead.
Philippine security forces and its gaming regulator will investigate possible security lapses by Resorts World Manila after a gunman set fire to its casino in the capital and fumes choked at least 36 people to death on Friday.
Philippine forces said they’re in control of most of Marawi, the southern city where almost 100 people were killed and 60,000 displaced following clashes in the past week between the military and Muslim extremists linked to Islamic State.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s team wants investors to focus more on a plan to spend up to 9 trillion pesos ($180 billion) on infrastructure and less on a growing number of dead drug pushers.
Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said there’s no evidence authorities are manipulating the currency to give exports an unfair advantage, responding to the U.S.’s decision to investigate the Southeast Asian nation for possible trade abuse.
Efforts to salvage a blockbuster Pacific trade deal are struggling against waning enthusiasm from participants such as Malaysia before a meeting of officials this week in Chile.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he’s ready to resign if an opponent can prove allegations that he illegally amassed 2 billion pesos ($40 million).
Efforts to end one of Asia’s longest running insurgencies in the Philippines appear to have failed after President Rodrigo Duterte announced Saturday a withdrawal from peace talks.
Fears that U.S. President Donald Trump will start a war with China over disputed territory in the South China Sea are overblown, according to Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.
While Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte proved this week that he can apologize almost as fast as he can offend, his unpredictability risks unsettling global leaders and investors alike.