The EU says there 'is no lack of other countries' to help if Europe is 'not welcome to provide money' to the Philippines
The two-day summer camp teaches kids from 8 to 17 years old about fire safety, first aid, and firefighting techniques
US Joint Task Force commander Brigadier General John Jansen says the level of sophistication in the shared understanding of doctrine and war fighting necessitates that the Philippine and US militaries up their cooperation game
Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano also praises China and Japan for helping the Philippines 'without conditions'
The Balikatan exercises almost didn't happen after President Duterte threatened to cancel it, but he was convinced to allow it
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says the EU aid 'conditions' only require Philippine adherence to international treaties that the country has already ratified
(UPDATED) 'If DFA is unaware, then there is again a disturbing display of dysfunction in the conduct of our foreign policy,' says a former ambassador
(UPDATED) The Philippines clarifies it will continue to accept grants, like humanitarian aid, that will not come with 'objectionable' conditions
'We're supposed to be an independent nation,' says Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea in explaining the Duterte administration's decision
(UPDATED) EU Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen says the Philippines' decision will affect up to 250 million euros in EU grants
Balikatan 2017 simulates how the Philippine and US militaries will jointly respond to the aftermath of a super typhoon in the Philippines
'Between 100,000 and half a million people could be displaced as the conflict and humanitarian situation continue to worsen,' says Shabia Mantoo, Yemen spokesperson for the UN refugee agency, the UNHCR
M/V Amazing Grace can 'complement government forces in providing immediate relief assistance during emergency and crisis situations,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The evacuation began days after regime backers Russia and Iran and rebel supporter Turkey signed a deal to implement "de-escalation zones" where the government and opposition will halt hostilities
M/V Amazing Grace can function as a mobile command center, cargo transport vessel, and evacuation ship
(UPDATED) The annual activity adjusts to President Rodrigo Duterte's orders: Balikatan 2017 exercises will not focus on external defense or maritime security
On May 13, the humanitarian group will stage the 4th Million Volunteer Run across the country, completing its extensive network of one million volunteers
The first Balikatan exercises under Duterte will focus on humanitarian assistance and disaster response and counter-terrorism
The national comptroller, Edgardo Maya, ordered a probe to determine whether authorities in the town of Mocoa correctly enforced building codes and planned adequately for natural disasters
Ambassador Nikki Haley: 'When the United Nations consistently fails in its duty to act collectively, there are times in the life of states that we are compelled to take our own action'
On its 70th founding anniversary, the PRC launches its first disaster response ship in the Philippines. From April 1-15, 2017, help name that vessel
In the town cemetery, men are busy digging graves in the red soil for dozens of the 273 people so far counted as dead
100,000 people face starvation and another million are on the brink of famine in the world's youngest nation
Police in Ventimiglia say the 3 had been arrested late Monday for distributing food to the migrants, an offense which could lead to a fine of up 206 euros ($222). There is also a rarely used, 3-month jail sentence available.
The government says they are already doing everything they can to overturn a UAE court's death sentence on OFW Jennifer Dalquez
(3rd UPDATE) An alarmed United Nations warn against 'abrupt funding cuts' that would undermine its longer-term reform efforts
(UPDATED) There is no immediate claim of responsibility for the blasts, the second wave of deadly attacks in the capital in less than a week
The Syrian government and its ally, Russia, have turned the violent withholding of healthcare into a weapon of war, according to an analysis published in The Lancet medical journal
UN's humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien calls for an urgent mobilization of funds for northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen to 'avert a catastrophe'
Christine Nyirjesy Bragale, director of media relations at Mercy Corps, says the group had not been given a reason for having its permit revoked. No comment could immediately be obtained from Turkish government officials.
House Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia says the Cebu provincial jail turned from 'epic jail to epic fail' under Governor Hilario Davide III
The decision by the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice's decision is seen as a test case for EU countries facing a surge in refugees in the past two years
The Rome Statute is precisely designed to demolish the wall of impunity with which state officials commit human rights violations, like the ones occurring on a virtually daily basis in our midst
The grant will be for a maximum period of 6 months to save the lives of about 108,000 people in the violence-wracked Kasai region
The Philippines effectively domesticated the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court when it enacted Republic Act 9851 – the commander in chief can be held liable for crimes against humanity
'So I made it to Harvard!' Rihanna says as she accepts her Harvard Humanitarian of the Year award
Boko Haram's Islamist insurgency has left at least 20,000 people dead in northeast Nigeria since it began in 2009 and has displaced more than 2.6 million others
West Mosul is the largest population centre still controlled by the Islamic State (ISIS) group, and its recapture would mark the effective end of the cross-border 'caliphate'
(UPDATED) Previewing measures designed to back up campaign promises with dollars and cents, Donald Trump promised a fiscal plan focused on 'public safety and national security'
The Netflix-produced film about rescuers who risk their lives to help save civilians caught in the country's devastating war, called simply 'The White Helmets,' is directed by Orlando von Einsiedel
Rihanna is recognized for building a center for oncology and nuclear medicine to diagnose and treat breast cancer in a Barbados hospital
Nearly 5 million people are facing starvation and famine, the government says
(UPDATED) Iraqi military forces approach Mosul airport, marking a new phase in their largest operation in years
People’s Disaster Risk Reduction Network Executive Director Esteban Masagca explains that in the crafting of a new recovery plan, the farmers and the most affected people should be involved
Some residents of Surigao City prefer sleeping outdoors, fearing another powerful tremor could strike at night
The incident is a violation of the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law, the military says
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, and Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia are pushing for fully funding the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) instead