Jul 23, 2017

Japan wins big in Women's Asia Cup opener

Japan blew out the Philippines by 51 points for a 106-55 win in its opening match of the Women's Asia Cup on Sunday. Keyed by 21 points from 22-year-old small forward Evelyn Mawuli, Japan broke the Filipinos' spirit early and was never challenged before closing ...

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake kills at least two in Philippines

Jul 7, 2017

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake kills at least two in Philippines

A strong earthquake damaged a power plant, caused landslides and cracked buildings and roads in the central Philippines, injuring scores of people and cutting off outlying villages. An east-central area of the archipelago was without power Friday, and the army sent soldiers and engineers ...

Duterte proposed deal to end Marawi siege, then backed out

Jul 6, 2017

Duterte proposed deal to end Marawi siege, then backed out

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was preparing to make a deal with Islamic State-inspired militants in the days after they laid siege to a southern city, but aborted the plan without explanation, an intermediary involved in the process said. Agakhan Sharief, a prominent Muslim leader, said ...