Stories By Christine Ong
110 Dec 2013 Tue
One month after Typhoon Haiyan and 16 days before Christmas, evacuees in Metro Manila remain uncertain of the future. But they said that they are still looking forward to celebrating Christmas.
220 Nov 2013 Wed
Commerce - a sure sign that life is slowly returning to normal - is beginning to be seen in Tacloban city in the Philippines. But it is leaving the authorities between a rock and a hard place, as some of the goods being sold are looted items.
313 Nov 2013 Wed
Emergency aid has started to arrive in the Philippines, but getting the much needed supplies to typhoon survivors remains a problem.
406 Nov 2013 Wed
The Philippines is on high alert as it braces for a strengthening Typhoon Haiyan, which is currently churning in the Pacific and packing winds of up to 240 kilometres per hour.
506 Nov 2013 Wed
Filipinos will finally be able to hear what the businesswoman at the centre of a growing corruption scandal in the Philippines has to say in an inquiry before the Senate on Thursday. Janet Lim-Napoles, has been accused of masterminding the diversion of US$220 million worth of public funds.
625 Oct 2013 Fri
The tourism industry in the quake-hit Philippine province of Bohol has been shaken following the powerful earthquake last week. But authorities are confident the island's tourism sector will bounce back.
724 Oct 2013 Thu
Many parts of the earthquake-ravaged Bohol province in central Philippines remain isolated, leaving residents short of food and water.
811 Oct 2013 Fri
The threat of Typhoon Nari didn't deter Filipinos from giving newly-crowned Miss World 2013 Megan Young a grand homecoming fit for a queen.
907 Oct 2013 Mon
The Philippine government has allocated US$1.2 billion to relocate some eight million informal settlers by 2016.
1004 Oct 2013 Fri
Thousands of Filipinos converged at Manila’s central business district of Makati to renew their call for President Aquino and lawmakers to abolish all forms of pork barrel funds, an alleged source of corruption.