At least 15 people killed in Philippine blasts World

At least 15 people killed in Philippine blasts

At least 15 people were killed and 75 others wounded in twin explosions that rocked the southern Philippine province of Sulu on August 24, accoring to the latest announcement of the local military and police.
Strong earthquake shakes southern Philippines World

Strong earthquake shakes southern Philippines

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Davao city on the Philippines’ Mindanao island on December 15, killing a 6-year-old girl and injuring 14 others, according to latest reports.
Quake-related deaths in Philippines reach 20 World

Quake-related deaths in Philippines reach 20

Total fatalities in earthquakes in the Philippines since October 16 have reached 20, with at least five deaths reported in the magnitude 6.5 quake that shook Cotabato province in Mindanao on October 31 morning.
More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake World

More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake

At least six people were killed and nearly 200 others injured in a 6.6-magnitude earthquake which hit Cotabato province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on October 29, said local authorities.
Philippine voters approve southern Muslim-led region World

Philippine voters approve southern Muslim-led region

oters of the Philippines have approved a new Muslim-led region in the south of the country, which is hoped to bring a solution to peace after decades of fighting killed thousands and mired the area in poverty.
6.9-magnitude quake hits southern Philippines World

6.9-magnitude quake hits southern Philippines

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off southern Mindanao island, the Philippines, on December 29, raising fears of dangerous tsunami waves, but after about two hours, the tsunami alert was withdrawn.
Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao for one more year World

Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao for one more year

The Philippine Congress voted on December 12 to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao for another year until the end of 2019, due to concerns over continued threats from rebels and groups sympathetic to Islamic State militants.
Philippine President signs Muslim autonomy law World

Philippine President signs Muslim autonomy law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 26 signed a Muslim autonomy law to allow minority Muslims in the south to start moving towards self-rule by 2022, a bid to tackle extremism and defuse a half-century of separatist conflict in Mindanao.