London Broiling: Brits brace for what they call heat (PHOTOS)
The language of being hot is universal.
10 amazing McDonald's commercials that explain the world
The golden arches may fulfill a similar longing across the globe, but the way they do it is decidedly different from country to country.
Philippines: Priests wage losing battle against condom law
Catholic clerics have turned to their last legal resort to stop the Philippines' reproductive health law making contraception more widely available.
45 years later, Philippine peace may finally have a chance
President Aquino builds trust by acknowledging a historic massacre of Muslims.
World Day Against Child Labor: Ratify the Domestic Workers Convention
Commentary: The world's nations should use the World Day Against Child Labor to ratify the Domestic Workers Convention
Taiwan: 6.5-magnitude earthquake shakes buildings in Taipei, kills 1
The powerful tremor sent people running into the streets and was also felt in Hong Kong, more than 400 miles away, officials said Sunday.
Filipino job seekers come home
Economic growth is prompting more workers to stay at home.
Filipino marines clash with al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf
At least seven Filipino marines and five Abu Sayyaf militants died in a firefight near the coastal town of Patikul in the Philippines on Saturday.
US should help mediate territorial dispute between Taiwan and Philippines
Commentary: A resolution could become a model for resolving larger issues in the South China Sea.
Catholic Church takes on reproductive rights in Philippines, risks further alienation
The world's third most Catholic country finds the church increasingly out of step with its values.
Chatter: North Korea fires 6th missile in 3 days
Bluster on the Korean Peninsula, Myanmar's head of state makes the trek to Washington, and a Filipino kid has 41 names. They're all his.
Taiwan holds military drills as tensions with Philippines escalate
The Philippine president issued an apology over the death of a Taiwanese fisherman but Taiwan called the apology "unacceptable".
Taiwan, Philippines tensions escalate over slain Taiwanese fisherman
Taiwan pulled its representative from Manila, and refused to meet with an envoy from the Philippines.
In isolated Myanmar, sanctions breed bogus US franchises
Experience a tiny 'Wal Mart' and a 'KFC' that serves fries with chopsticks.
Five killed when volcano erupts in Phillipines
The group was climbing on Mount Mayon, south-east of Manila, when the volcano spewed a giant cloud of ash and rocks early Tuesday.
May Day: Workers protest around the world
People around the world took to the streets on May Day, also known as International Workers' Day, an international pro-labor holiday used to demand workers' rights.
Philippines mayor attacked by gunmen, at least 10 others killed
Gunmen attacked a mayor and his supporters as they campaigned in the Philippines, killing at least 10 people and injuring many others.
WikiLeaks' cables suggest Imelda Marcos forced generals to dress in drag
The wife of then-Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos forced his military chiefs to dress in drag at his birthday party, WikiLeaks' cables say.
Philippines to bill US $1.4 million for shipwreck reef damage
Philippines requests compensation from US after a warship ran aground on a protected reef, angering many.
Jesus Christ devotees crucified in Philippines Easter ritual condemned by Catholic church
In an annual show of devotion to Jesus Christ, at least 16 people in the Philippines have been nailed to crosses during a Good Friday reenactment of the crucifixion.
Foreign Hong Kong maids lose residency battle
Hong Kong maids denied the right to live in the city permanently after residing there for seven years, unlike other immigrants.
Kidnappers from Philippines Islamic terror group Abu Sayyaf free Australian hostage Warren Rodwell after 15 months
Kidnappers believed to be from the Philippines-based Islamic Abu Sayyaf terrorist organisation have freed Warren Rodwell, an Australian held captive in the country's south for 15 months.
Standoff between Filipino and Malaysian forces ends in violence
Shots exchanged as standoff between Malaysia and armed Filipino group over Sabah drags on; at least two police killed.
Philippines: Rogue "Sultan's Army" says US obligated to support its militants
You helped crush our sultanate in the 1900s. Now you owe us.
Plastic surgery, 'Gangnam-style'
Under the knife, beauty seekers get a piece of the Gangnam dream.
China's knick-knack diplomacy
Pushing sovereignty on the sly
Cybersex den broken up in the Philippines
The all-male cybersex business is likely part of a larger human trafficking enterprise that recruits young people for sex on webcam.
Philippine island hit with a 6.2 magnitude earthquake
Earthquake strikes near southern island of Mindanao — no damage or injuries have been reported.
An African pope? Don't bet on it
Vatican watchers predict Italians or Latin Americans are most likely to claim St. Peter's throne.
World's largest crocodile dies in the Philippines, provoking local mourning (VIDEO)
Twenty-foot-long saltwater crocodile perishes in its pen in Agusan del Sur province, ending the life of a tourism sensation.
Chinese New Year 2013: The Year of the Snake is in full swing across Asia (PHOTOS)
Millions of Chinese have already begun their celebrations of the New Year, which begins February 10.