A young girl combs her hair after a dip in Manila Bay on Friday. Manila residents tried to find comfort in various ways as temperature soared to 35.9 degrees Celsius, making it the hottest day on record in the metropolis so far this year, according to weather bureau PAGASA.
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A satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe and released by the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative department at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSSI) shows what is believed to be an under-construction Chinese airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef (Kagitingan Reef) in the Spratly Islands in the disputed West Philippine Sea.
Photo: CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative/DigitalGlobe/AFP
Members of various environmental groups band together to call on Canada to take back its waste in a gathering in Quezon City on Friday. The groups decried shipments of garbage from Canada that have been languishing at a Philippine port for more than a year now.
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President Aquino, accompanied by Education Secretray Armin Luistro (2nd right), inspects the facilities of a classroom building built under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) during the ceremonial turnover on Friday at the Malolos Integrated School in Barangay Sto. Rosario, Malolos, Bulacan on Friday.
Photo by Gil Nartea, Malacañang Photo
Members of Bayan Muna hold a picket in front of Chinese consulate in Makati on Friday April 17 to protest against China's reclamation activities in Panganiban Reef, part of the disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea. Recent satellite pictures showed the Chinese constructing facilities in the area.
MANILA - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has more proof of the “aggressive” Chinese reclamation in the disputed areas in the South China Sea, a move that it said should worry not just claimant-states but the entire world.
AFP has more proof of 'aggressive' China reclamation
MANILA, Philippines - The US Pacific Command has banned its troops in the Philippines from bars and nightclubs, a spokesman said Saturday, with the trial under way of a US Marine accused of murdering a transgender Filipina he met in a bar.
Paul Lee may have lost a front tooth but Rain or Shine still managed to eke out a 109-97 win against Talk 'N Text to take Game 3 and a crucial 2-1 lead at the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum.
MANILA -- The plight of Mary Jane Veloso, the Filipina who is on death row in Indonesia for drug trafficking, has been raised to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
Seven hundred people are feared to have drowned when a fishing boat smuggling migrants to Europe capsized off Libya, the UN's refugee agency said Sunday, in what could be the deadliest Mediterranean migrant disaster yet.