Archaeologists who discovered fossil bones and teeth of a previously unknown human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines said Thursday they plan more diggings and called for better protection of the popular limestone cave complex where the remains were unearthed.
A US navy warship carrying a fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets has crossed South China Sea to join upcoming joint drills with Filipino naval forces, a move that could add up to ongoing tensions between Washington and Beijing over the US military presence in the region.
Health experts have warned that about 2.6 million children in the Philippines were at risk due to a measles outbreak in the country as more people have died from the disease this year than in all of 2018, the media reported on Friday.
A self-professed time traveler from the year 2030 has bizarrely claimed the Philippines will merge into a bloc of Southeast Asian nations and start to cybernetically enhance its population in the next ‘couple of years’.
Amid competition between Beijing and Washington for supremacy in the strategic Pacific region, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said he just had a "milestone" visit to the Philippines, a long-time ally of the United States.