Trying something else that's what the World Street Food Congress is all about. Taking place in the Philippines, it offers a wide variety of exotic food from all around Asia - and beyond.
Plastic washed up on Manila's beaches can be traced back to Western brands in cashing on Asia's "sachet economies," activists say.
In environmental circles, plastic waste is a much-talked about issue, but a recent beach clean-up in the Philippines revealed big businesses have to play a bigger role in cutting down on the ubiquitous packaging.
The Philippine military has arrested scores of suspected Maute Islamists as fighting continues on Mindanao Island. Civilians are increasingly being swept into the conflict. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
Rodrigo Duterte is likely to extend the recently declared martial law to areas other than Mindanao following violent clashes between police and the militants linked with "Islamic State." Ana P Santos reports from Manila.
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