Dec 5, 2012 — Rescuers are having trouble reaching many of those who were in the storm's path. Mud, fallen trees and downed electrical lines are in the way.
Oct 4, 2012 — Critics say a new "cybercrime prevention act" puts Filipinos at risk if they merely "like" or retweet libelous statements. But an author of the law says prosecutors would have to prove there was a conspiracy to spread such messages.
Aug 8, 2012 — According to officials, about 1.2 million people have been affected. Manila is being called a "waterworld."
Jan 4, 2011 — A local councilman was taking a New Year's Day picture of his family when a gunman fired two shots, killing the politician. Police used the photograph to track down the alleged killer and an accomplice.
Aug 24, 2010 — Philippine police admitted they mishandled the Manila hostage crisis that resulted in eight tourists dying. They didn't have the equipment or training, but also didn't take advantage of the opportunities to end the crisis by killing the captor.