Philippines http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20337/all en Gloria Arroyo, former Philippines president, arrested http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/111118/philippines-arrest-warrant-gloria-arroyo <p> Arroyo&#39;s laywer, Ferdinand Topacio, says the charges against her are fabricated, and that she needs treatment abroad for a bone ailment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/111118/philippines-arrest-warrant-gloria-arroyo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines World Leaders Elections Politics Philippines Fri, 18 Nov 2011 11:11:00 +0000 News Desk 5681746 at http://www.globalpost.com Philippine military kills three top militants in dawn strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/120202/philippine-military-kills-three-top-militants- <p> Marwan, a US-trained engineer and senior leader of the Jemaah Islamiyah terror network was among the 15 people killed in total during the dawn raid on a camp near Parang town on the island of Jolo.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/120202/philippine-military-kills-three-top-militants-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific Philippines Asia-Pacific Philippines Thu, 02 Feb 2012 10:33:23 +0000 Luke Browne 5690016 at http://www.globalpost.com Communist rebels kill 10 soldiers in Philippines http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/120425/communist-rebels-kill-10-soldiers-philippines- <p> An army captain was among the dead, and at least one civilian, a female who played in a military brass band, was also killed during the three-hour-long attack.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/120425/communist-rebels-kill-10-soldiers-philippines-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Asia-Pacific Philippines Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:05:47 +0000 Luke Browne 5701810 at http://www.globalpost.com Chinese naval frigate stranded on Philippine coast http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120714/chinese-naval-frigate-stranded-philippine-coast The Philippine government is demanding answers Saturday as a Chinese warship was stranded on their coastline.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120714/chinese-naval-frigate-stranded-philippine-coast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China Philippines China Philippines Sat, 14 Jul 2012 21:20:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5711879 at http://www.globalpost.com Snoutless hero dog Kabang beats cancer, ready for cosmetic surgery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/121225/snoutless-hero-dog-kabang-beats-cancer-ready-c The "hero dog" that lost her snout while protecting two children in the Philippines, has beaten cancer.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/121225/snoutless-hero-dog-kabang-beats-cancer-ready-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Philippines Tue, 25 Dec 2012 22:51:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5730254 at http://www.globalpost.com Philippines shooting kills pregnant woman, six others http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/130104/philippines-shooting-kills-pregnant-woman-six- A gunman killed seven people Friday after rampaging through the streets of the town of Kawit near Manila.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/130104/philippines-shooting-kills-pregnant-woman-six-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Philippines Sat, 05 Jan 2013 00:50:15 +0000 Alexander Besant 5731220 at http://www.globalpost.com Philippines: Babies for sale outside some Manila hospitals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/130110/philippines-babies-sale-outside-some-manila-ho Around Manila, newborn babies are being bought and sold, according to local reports.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/130110/philippines-babies-sale-outside-some-manila-ho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Asia-Pacific Philippines Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:58:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5732809 at http://www.globalpost.com Underwater: Flooding plagues regions around the world http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5740683 <p>Australia, Mozambique and the Philippines &mdash; to name a few countries &mdash; have recently forced the evacuation of hundreds of thousands as a result of extreme flooding.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5740683" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Australia flooding Indonesia Mozambique Philippines Science South Africa Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:52:28 +0000 News Desk 5740683 at http://www.globalpost.com Cybersex den broken up in the Philippines http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/130219/cybersex-den-broken-the-philippines A cybersex den was broken up by police in the Philippines on Tuesday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/130219/cybersex-den-broken-the-philippines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Strange But True Philippines Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:11:00 +0000 Alexander Besant and Patrick Winn 5760447 at http://www.globalpost.com Taiwan, Philippines tensions escalate over slain Taiwanese fisherman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/130515/taiwan-philippines-tensions-fisherman-death Tensions over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coast guard last week escalated Wednesday, as Taiwan pulled its envoy from Manila and refused to meet with President Benigno Aquino's personal representative. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/130515/taiwan-philippines-tensions-fisherman-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Taiwan Want to Know Diplomacy Politics China Philippines Wed, 15 May 2013 14:01:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5838239 at http://www.globalpost.com 45 years later, Philippine peace may finally have a chance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/130627/45-years-later-philippine-peace-may-finally-ha <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">MANILA &mdash;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;">In October, President&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px;">Benigno Aquino&#39;s Philippine&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px;">government signed a preliminary peace agreement with the 12,000-strong Moro Islamic Liberation Front, though many details have yet to be worked out. Known as the MILF, the front has been fighting for a separate Muslim homeland on Mindanao since the mid-1970s.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/130627/45-years-later-philippine-peace-may-finally-ha" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Want to Know Asia-Pacific Philippines Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:36:00 +0000 John Otis 5869629 at http://www.globalpost.com UK sends more aid to the Philippines http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/131123/uk-sends-more-aid-the-philippines Six UK aid flights will head to the Philippines next week, carrying over 1,400 tents and other supplies — upping the total of aid from the UK to the typhoon-stricken Asian nation to £55m, or around $89 million. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/philippines/131123/uk-sends-more-aid-the-philippines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid Haiyan Need to Know Philippines Asia-Pacific Europe Philippines United Kingdom Sun, 24 Nov 2013 02:01:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5998378 at http://www.globalpost.com