The animal was given to the Philippines in 1980 by the Sri Lankan government. She spent most of her life alone in captivity.
In “Here Lies Love,” Jacobs portrays former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos as a disco-pop diva with a dark side who traumatized a nation.
Title IX, the depth of the American team’s talent pool and heavy recruitment by Philippines officials in recent years are all contributing factors.
Pamplona Mayor Janice Degamo called for justice in the wake of the attack that killed her husband, Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo, on Saturday.
The plans to expand America's military presence seek to deter China’s aggressive actions toward Taiwan and in the disputed South China Sea.
Human Rights Watch said the acquittal of Ressa and Rappler “is a victory for press freedom in the Philippines.”
Floods have subsided in most parts, but more than 8,600 people are still in shelters.
Vice President Kamala Harris is visiting the Philippines to underscore America’s commitment to defend its treaty ally.
Philippine officials say flash floods and landslides set off by torrential rains have left at least 47 people dead, including in a hard-hit southern Philippine province, where as many as 60 villagers were feared to be missing and buried in a deluge of rainwater, mud, rocks and trees.
Activists and survivors of the martial law era under his father protested Marcos Jr.’s inauguration.