The Philippines continues to lag behind its other Asian neighbors due to lack of own oil supply, according to President Rodrigo Duterte.
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The World Bank on Sunday announced funding of up to $1 billion for Indonesia after it was rocked by a string of recent disasters, including a deadly earthquake-tsunami that killed thousands.
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Filipinos better brace for tough months ahead, as no less than President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that the economy will be worse under his watch.
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Indonesia's president Friday turned to blockbuster television show "Game of Thrones" to sound the alarm over global trade tensions at an economic conference, warning that "winter is coming."
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President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted to feeling frustrated about outgoing Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, since he can't seem to make his mind up on whether or not to run for senator.
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President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to touch on “bilateral issues of mutual importance” at the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering in Bali, Indonesia.
More bodies were unearthed from the earthquake-and-tsunami-ravaged Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, as authorities move closer to calling off the search for the dead trapped under flattened communities and declaring them mass graves.
More than a thousand people could still be missing after Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, officials said Friday, drastically upping the number of people unaccounted for a week after the disaster.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has urged ASEAN members to strengthen solidarity after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Indonesia.
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Search teams made desperate last-ditch efforts Friday to find survivors, a week on from Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, as the death toll from the disaster rose above 1,500.
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Indonesia has cracked down on "fake news" about its deadly quake-tsunami disaster, with police arresting nine people for spreading hoaxes in a bid to prevent further panic spreading among survivors.
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The Senate on Wednesday ratified the proposed Extended Maternity Leave bill that would provide 105 to 120 days of paid maternity leave for working mothers in both government and private sector.
More than 1,200 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Sulawesi, Indonesia said Tuesday, as police pledged to clamp down on looting by survivors taking advantage of the chaos.
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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed that a Filipino in Central Sulawesi in Indonesia was among the prisoners who joined a mass jailbreak during the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and tsunami that hit the region last week.
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A resolution has been filed seeking to adopt the proposed rules on media coverage at the House of Representatives.
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Campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election in April kicked off Sunday, pitting incumbent Joko Widodo against a former military general in the race to lead the world's third-biggest democracy.
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Singapore has suspended a maid employment agency's licence and threatened to prosecute the company over "undignified" online ads offering Indonesian helpers for sale, after the postings sparked fury.
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President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday congratulated Filipino athletes who nabbed medals in the 18th Asian Games held in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2.
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At least 10 Filipino lawmakers have joined the call for the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to refer immediately the humanitarian crisis affecting Rohingya people in Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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While the Duterte administration is busy shutting down its political rivals, Filipinos are in turmoil over rising prices of goods with the Philippines having the highest inflation rate in Southeast Asia.
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President Rodrigo Duterte couldn’t stop himself but spill out before a gathering of Israeli businessmen that he was aware that the Mossad, Israel’s spy agency, was eavesdropping on his every call.