TIMELINE: Maute attack in Marawi

  An armed group that has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS) on Tuesday clashed with government troops in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. 1:45p.m. – A joint...

Duterte places Mindanao under Martial Law

President Rodrigo Duterte on 10 p.m. Tuesday declared martial law in the entire...

Duterte places Mindanao under Martial Law

Story of ‘cursed’ man with rare skin condition goes viral on social media

Earlier this month, Jesselyn Rebutar shared photos of her cousin on Facebook...

Story of ‘cursed’ man with rare skin condition goes viral on social media

Transpo regulators suspend implementation of Anti-Distracted Driving Law

The implementation of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA) will be put on...

Transpo regulators suspend implementation of Anti-Distracted Driving Law

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#GoCoconuts: A selection of stunning and wondrous entries from our Instagram photo contest

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Life’s a beach: Discover your dream home on the shores of Pattaya

#GoCoconuts Instagram Giveaway! Enter to win a blissful Bali getaway with 3 easy steps

Walk the city: New illustrated maps of Asia’s oldest neighbourhoods feature art by local creatives

4 unconventional ways to celebrate Easter in Balinese paradise


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