The agreement would allow for a greater U.S. presence as part of the U.S. rebalance to Asia
The suspect was gunned down after he resisted arrest by a combined military and police team
Two Canadians and a Norwegian tourists were seized from yachts at a marina in the southern Philippines in September
Southeast Asian economies are doing a better job than China in boosting domestic consumption and attracting foreign investment
"If China does not heed our collective call, does it mean that China considers itself above the law?"
Madonna violated a law that prohibits the wearing of the Philippine flag "in whole, or in part, as a costume or uniform...
A Muslim separatist insurgency has raged for more than four decades on the region
Government is boosting spending to a record to help shield the domestic economy
"The United States... will continue to enjoy our rights under international law to sail through international waters or fly through international airspace...
The country is aiming to compete with Macau and Singapore casinos amid plunging revenues
World Bank forecasts the Philippine economy will expand more than 6 percent this year until 2018, to remain among the fastest...
They are facing a new wave of competition from foreign lenders
It is steadily worsening as an emerging middle class fuels an auto boom - car sales rose 23 percent last year
"The emperor has been very consistent with the fact that Japan is apologetic about their aggression."