2011 in the Philippines
2011 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 2011.
- President: Benigno Aquino III
- Vice President: Jejomar Binay
- Senate President: Juan Ponce Enrile
- House Speaker: Feliciano Belmonte, Jr.
- Chief Justice: Renato Corona
- Philippine Congress: 15th Congress of the Philippines
- January 5 – Heavy rains spawn flash floods and landslides that leave at least 10 people dead in several regions in Mindanao.
- January 16 – President Benigno Aquino III appoints Sixto Brillantes as the new chairman of the Philippine Commission on Elections (Comelec), replacing Jose Melo.
- January 18 – The Supreme Court (SC) denies Lauro Vizconde's appeal for reconsideration of its decision acquitting Hubert Webb and six other co-accused in the Vizconde massacre case.
- January 19 – Vice President Jejomar Binay joins calls for the re-imposition of death penalty in the country, in light of the perceived resurgence of heinous crimes.
- January 22 – Raymond Dominguez, suspected leader of a notorious carnapping syndicate, surrenders to police in Malolos City, Bulacan, after being tagged as the mastermind in three gruesome murders. The Dominguez brothers, Raymond and Roger, are allegedly involved in the killings of car dealers Venson Evangelista, Emerson Lozano, and the latter's driver, Ernani Sencil. On February 10, Roger Dominguez, suspected carjack ring leader and brother of Raymond Dominguez, is arrested after being flagged down for violating traffic rules in Timog Avenue, Quezon City. Like his brother, the older Dominguez is linked to the killings of Venzon Evangelista and Ernane Sencil in January.
- January 23 – The death toll from the 2010–2011 Philippine floods rises to 68 with 26 others still missing.
- January 24
- January 25 – A bus explosion in Makati City kills at least four people and wounds at least 18 others.
- January 27
- A site accident kills at least 10 construction workers in Makati City. The workers were killed when an electric gondola they were using while constructing the 39-story Eton Greenbelt Residences along Gallardo Street collapsed.
- During a hearing at the Senate, former military budget officer Lt. Col George Rabusa bares a "pabaon" (send-off) system in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and reveals how AFP chiefs allegedly raked in millions in illegal wealth. According to Rabusa, then outgoing AFP Chief of Staff Angelo Reyes allegedly received not less than P50 million as "pabaon" when he retired in 2001.
- January 28 – President Benigno Aquino III puts up a P1-million reward for information leading to the arrest of the people behind the January 25 bombing of a passenger bus.
- February 1 – Heidi Mendoza, a former auditor at the Commission on Audit (COA), reveals alleged irregularities and cover-ups in financial transactions involving the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
- February 3 – The Court of Appeals clears Senator Panfilo Lacson for the alleged murders of publicist Bubby Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito.
- February 8 – Former Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Angelo Reyes commits suicide amidst graft charges.
- February 16 – Three Filipinos (Ramon Credo, Sally Villanueva and Elizabeth Batain) are sentenced to death in China for drug trafficking. The three were imprisoned separately in 2008 and they were convicted and sentenced in 2009. They would be the first Filipinos to be executed in China.
- February 18 – Following a visit by Vice President Jejomar Binay, the People's Republic of China agrees to postpone the executions of three Filipinos convicted of drug trafficking.
- February 20 – After months of little activity, the Bulusan volcano suddenly erupts and sends a plume of ash 2 kilometers high.
- February 24 – Ilocos Sur Representative Ronald Singson, son of former Governor Chavit Singson, is sentenced to 1-year and 6 months of imprisonment in Hong Kong for possession of illegal drugs. Singson was caught by local authorities in July 2010 with 6.67 grams of pure cocaine and two tablets of the narcotic Nitrazepam at Hong Kong's international airport.
- March 1 – After being sentenced to over a year of imprisonment in Hong Kong, Ronald Singson resigns as the representative of the first district of Ilocos Sur.
- March 6
- March 11 – Following the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) issues a tsunami warning to parts of the Philippines along coastal areas and then raises alert to level 2, forcing evacuation.
- March 21 – The House of Representatives votes (212–46) to impeach Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez.
- March 24 – For failing to attend the inquiry into military corruption without a justifiable reason, former AFP comptroller Jacinto Ligot and his wife Erlinda are cited in contempt by the Senate and hold in Senate custody.
- March 26 – Senator Panfilo Lacson returns to the Philippines after more than a year away from the country.
- March 30 – OFW's Sally Ordinario Villanueva, Ramon Credo and Elizabeth Batain sentenced to Lethal Injection in China for being drug mules. A certain Tita Cacayan was said to be the recruiter of Ordinario.
- April 2–6 – Agusan del Sur hostage crisis.
- April 7 – A press conference in DOJ was held. BIR Commissioner Kim Henares filed a case against Rep. Mikey Arroyo, his wife Angela and Brazilian model-actress Dianna Menezes.
- April 22 – An unexpected landslide happened on Compostella Valley, where 13 miners are killed.
- May 4 – Omb. Merceditas Gutierrez officially leave the Office of the Ombudsman by having a send-off party after announcing retirement two days earlier.
- May 8–9 – Typhoon Bebeng entered the Philippine area of Responsibility, and hits Bicol region where 20 people reported dead while 2 still missing. In May 10, the government of Camarines Sur, declared the said province under a state of calamity due to Typhoon Bebeng.
- June 29 – Philippine National Railways inaugurates Bicol Express rail service from Tutuban to Naga City. however, as of April 2015 services had still not been resumed.
- July 25 – President Benigno Aquino III held its State of the Nation Address where he will tell his accomplishments to the public in his 1-year term.
- August 11 – Atty. Koko Pimentel proclaimed as a new Senator of the Republic of the Philippines, replacing Juan Miguel Zubiri, who resigned in August 3.
- September 27 – Typhoon Pedring (international name Nesat) It made landfall in the provinces of Isabela and Aurora and affected Metro Manila. It caused heavy damage to infrastructure. 9 confirmed death, almost 2 billion pesos cost of damage was reported and at least 20 fishermen were reported missing.
- November 18 – Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was arrested after a Pasay court issued a warrant of arrest against her, following the filing of a complaint for electoral sabotage by the Commission on Elections. The arrest warrant was served at a St. Luke's Medical Center at Taguig where Arroyo had been confined.
- December 9 – Arroyo was detained at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City after her transfer through ambulance lift.
- December 10 – Parañaque plane crash kills 14 people in a slum area.
- December 12 – 188 members of the House of Representatives signed an impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Renato Corona. As only 95 signatures were necessary for the impeachment of Corona by the House of Representatives under the Constitution, the impeachment complaint was to be transmitted to the Senate for trial.
- December 14 – The Senate of the Philippines convenes as an impeachment court against Chief Justice Renato Corona.
- December 16–18 – Typhoon Sendong (international name Washi) crossed the Visayas and Mindanao region, leaving almost 1,500 people dead and more than thousands missing.
Holidays in italics are "special days", while those in regular type are "regular holidays".
- January 1: New Year's Day
- February 25: 1986 EDSA Revolution
- April 9: Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor)
- April 21: Maundy Thursday
- April 22: Good Friday
- April 23: Black Saturday
- May 1: Labor Day
- June 12: Independence Day
- August 21: Ninoy Aquino Day
- August 28: National Heroes Day
- November 1: All Saints Day
- November 2: All Souls' Day
- November 6: Eid al-Adha
- November 30: Bonifacio Day
- December 25: Christmas
- December 30: Rizal Day
- December 31: New Year's Eve
In addition, several other places observe local holidays, such as the foundation of their town. These are also "special days".
- January 8: 1@11 – Gary Valenciano, Charice: SM Mall of Asia open grounds
- January 8: Bone Thugs N' Harmony live at SMX Convention Center
- January 11: Mega 2011 – The Sharon Cuneta Birthday Concert: Araneta Coliseum
- January 15: Big Fish Trance NRG live at A-Venue Events Hall
- January 15: Bob Sinclar – live at World Trade Center, Pasay City
- January 15: The Kapamilya Ultimate Leading Men – Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City
- January 20: LMFAO live at Republiq Superclub
- January 21: China Crisis live at Eastwood Mall Open Park
- January 21 & 22 – The CompanY: Isang Pasasalamat – The Sanctuary of Word for the World Christian Fellowship, Makati City
- January 22: China Crisis live at Venice Piazza, McKinley Hill
- January 22: Pambansang Musiklaban: Francis Magalona Tribute live at SM Mall of Asia open grounds
- January 25: Lani Misalucha – The Nightingale Sings – Newport Performing Arts Theater
- February 4: Janet Jackson Number Ones Up Close and Personal World Tour: PICC Plenary Hall
- February 5: ASAP Sessionistas 20.11 – Araneta Coliseum
- February 5: Kim Kyu Jong and Heo Young Saeng of SS501 live at PICC Forum 2
- February 9: Trini Lopez – Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City
- February 10: Trini Lopez – Araneta Coliseum
- February 11: Jovit Baldivino Faithfully: Lahug, Cebu City
- February 11: Love Rocks: feat. Stephen Bishop, Dan Hill and Yvonne Elliman – Araneta Coliseum
- February 11 & 12: And I Love Her – Jericho Rosales and Gabriel Valenciano: Teatrino, Promande, Greenhills
- February 12: A Night with Jose Mari Chan – Island Cove Hotel and Leisure Park, Kawit, Cavite
- February 12: Deftones: Diamond Eyes Tour live at World Trade Center, Pasay City
- February 12: Fra Lippo Lippi live at University of Baguio
- February 12: i Valentine U – Ogie Alcasid, Pops Fernandez and Regine Velasquez: Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila
- February 12: What Love Is – Martin Nievera & Sarah Geronimo: Araneta Coliseum
- February 12 & 13: The Greatest Love Songs of our Time: Kuh Ledesma and the Hitmakers live at PICC Plenary Hall
- February 14: Fra Lippo Lippi live at NBC Tent
- February 14: My Beautiful Girls – Christian Bautista, Venus Raj, Krista Kleiner and Wendy Tabusalla with Resorts World Manila Dancers and Manila Philharmonic Orchestra: Newport Performing Arts Theatre in Resorts World Manila
- February 14: Piolo Meets The Maestro – Piolo Pascual, Ryan Cayabyab, Yeng Constantino and Sitti Navarro: PICC Plenary Hall
- February 15: Heart at Tux – The Tux: Music Museum
- February 18: Neocolours The Reunion: Eastwood Mall
- February 18: Voizes in the Rain – Voiz Boyz and The Rainmakers: Music Museum
- February 18 & 19: Chippendales live at Newport Performing Arts Theater
- February 19: Taylor Swift live at the Araneta Coliseum
- February 20: Yellowcard live at A-Venue Hall Makati City
- February 26: Jovit Baldivino Faithfully: Music Museum
- February 26: Park Mi Kyung live at Newport Performing Arts Theater
- February 26: Super Junior: Super Show 3 live at Araneta Coliseum
- March 1: Sugarfree's Farewell Concert: Eastwood Mall
- March 2: Starry Starry Night with Don McLean: Araneta Coliseum
- March 4: Opera Belles Live in Concert: Eastwood Mall Open Park
- March 9: Stone Temple Pilots live 8:00 pm at Araneta Coliseum
- March 9: Anberlin live at A-Venue Hall Makati City
- March 11: Opera Belles Live in Concert: Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill
- March 12: Planetshakers live at Philsports Arena
- March 12: The Whitest Boy Alive live at Republiq, Resorts World Manila
- March 29: David Pomeranz and Lea Salonga live at Resorts World Manila
- April 1: P*Pop Explosion feat. Pop Girls, XLR8 and RPM live at the Aliw Theater
- April 6: Good Charlotte live at Glorietta Mall, Makati City
- April 7: Bruno Mars live at Araneta Coliseum
- April 14: Balikbayani feat. Gary Valenciano, Ogie Alcasid, Lea Salonga etc. live at the Araneta Coliseum
- April 15: Wency Cornejo: Here and Now – feat. After Image and Cookie Chua live at Promenade, Greenhills, San Juan City
- April 16: The Script live at the Araneta Coliseum
- April 26: Basil Valdez and Zsa Zsa Padilla live at the Araneta Coliseum
- April 28: 2AM live at Newport Plaza, Resorts World, Manila
- April 29: 2AM live at Venice Piazza, McKinley Hall
- April 30: 2AM live at Eastwood Mall Open Park
- April 30: PULP Summerslam XI live at Amoranto Stadium
- April 30: Switchfoot Live at Philsports Arena
- May 1: Nervecell live at Nuvo Parking Lot Lahug, Cebu City
- May 6 & 7: My One and Only feat. Kuh Ledesma, Isabella and Jon Santos live at the Music Museum
- May 7: Jennylyn Mercado Coming from the Rain live at Zirkoh, Timog Avenue, Quezon City
- May 7: Lee DeWyze live at Venice Piazza, McKinley Hall
- May 8: Lee DeWyze live at Eastwood Mall Open Park
- May 10: Justin Bieber My World Tour live at SM Mall of Asia Open Grounds
- May 10: Mr. Big live at the Araneta Coliseum
- May 12: Air Supply live at the Aliw Theater
- May 13: Rock N' Roll Era feat. Parokya ni Edgar, Kamikazee and Rivermaya live at Metro Bar
- May 14: John Lapus – Sweet @ 18 live at Music Museum
- May 16: Pulp Unleashed Present: Asking Alexandria live at Amoranto Theater, Quezon City
- May 23: Kenny G live at the PICC Plenary Hall
- May 22: Kenny Loggins live at SMX Convention Center
- May 23: Maroon 5 live at SMX Convention Center
- May 24: Pops Fernandez in Fashion live at Newport Performing Arts Theater
- June 2: Hillsong United Aftermath Tour live at Araneta Coliseum
- June 4: 2NE1 live at the Araneta Coliseum
- June 4: Tsai Chin Hu and Chang Hsiu Ching live at Newport Performing Arts Theatre in Resorts World Manila
- June 14: Pops Fernandez in Fashion live at Newport Performing Arts Theatre in Resorts World Manila
- June 17: Miley Cyrus Corazon Gitano Tour live at SM Mall of Asia open grounds
- June 18: Wolfgang live at Metropolitan Theater
- June 24 & 25: David Choi live at the Music Museum
- June 24–26 and July 1 & 2: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber live at CCP Main Theater
- June 24 – July 10: Aida the Music live at Carlos P. Romulo Theater, RCBC Plaza, Makati City
- June 28: Ryan Cayabyab and Friends live at Newport Performing Arts Theatre in Resorts World Manila
- June 29: RJ Bistro Presents: Sing-A-Long Doo Wop Night live at Dusit Thani Hotel, Makati City
- July 1: Vice Ganda: Todo Sample sa Araneta live at Araneta Coliseum
- July 3: Bocaue Fluvial Festival
- July 4: Bobby Kimball live at SMX Convention Center
- July 5: Kylie Minogue Aphrodite Tour live at Araneta Coliseum
- July 7: Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. live at Araneta Coliseum
- July 15: Angeline Quinto: Patuloy Ang Mangarap live at SM North Edsa Skydome
- July 16 & 23: Martin Nievera Tribute live at Newport Performing Arts Theatre in Resorts World Manila
- July 18: David Archuleta live at the Araneta Coliseum
- July 23: The CompanY and Jose Mari Chan: It's Complicated live at SMX Convention Center
- July 28: Incubus: If Not Now, When? World Tour – Philippine Leg Concert live at Araneta Coliseum
- July 29: Thirty Seconds to Mars live at Trinoma Mall/Mindanao Parking
- August 5: Rakenroll Jamming with Yeng Constantino feat. Tutti Caringal, Gloc 9, Raymund Marasigan and Sam Milby live at the Aliw Theater
- August 5: Timeless – Golden 60's Hits feat. Chip Hawkes, RJ Jacinto & Gerry and the Pacemakers live at Waterfront Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City
- August 6: Timeless – Golden 60's Hits feat. Chip Hawkes, RJ Jacinto & Gerry and the Pacemakers live at PICC Plenary Hall, Pasay City
- August 10: Korn live at the Araneta Coliseum
- August 13: Rachelle Ann Go live at Eastwood Mall Open Park
- August 14: Rachelle Ann Go live at Venice Piazza, McKinley Hall
- August 19–26: Solenn Heussaff On Stage live at Teatrino
- August 20: Psor Rocks feat. Cueshe, Slapshock, General Luna, Kenyo, etc. live at Bay Park Service Road, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City
- August 23: Ogie Alcasid – Celebration: A Birthday Concert live at Newport Performing Arts Theatre in Resorts World Manila
- August 24: Ed Kowalczyk live at the Araneta Coliseum
- August 25: Kim Hyun Joong "Break Down" live at Trinoma Activity Center
- August 27: Erik Bana live at the Meralco Theater
- September 2–18: In The Heights (Musical) live at Carlos P. Romulo Teater RCBC Plaza, Makati City
- September 7: All-4-One and Color Me Badd live at the Araneta Coliseum
- September 9: All-4-One and Color Me Badd live at Waterfront Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City
- September 9: China Crisis and Ex-Simple Minds live at SMX Convention Center
- September 16: In The Company of Side A live at Newport Performing Arts Theatre in Resorts World Manila
- September 16: Rock Rizal 2011 feat. Gloc 9, Sandwich, Ebe Dancel, Peryodiko, Jett Pangan and Radioactive Sago Project live at SM Mall of Asia
- September 16: Sitti Ang Aking Awitin live at Music Museum
- September 16 & 17: Martin Nievera Tribute live at Newport Performing Arts Theatre in Resorts World Manila
- September 20 & 21: American Idol Live Tour at the Araneta Coliseum
- September 22: All Time Low live at the Araneta Coliseum
- September 22: Zia Quizon: Simple Girl live at Teatrino, Greenhills
- September 23–25: Mickey's Music Festival live at Waterfront Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City
- September 27: Broadway Showstoppers feat. Leo Valdez, Joanna Ampil, Ima Castro, Opera Belles and Primo live at Newport Performing Arts Theatre in Resorts World Manila
- September 29: Westlife – Gravity World Tour live at the Araneta Coliseum
- September 30: The Wild Swans live at Waterfront Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City
- September 30: Toni Gonzaga: Toni @ 10 – The 10th Anniversary Celebration live at the Araneta Coliseum
- October 1: The Wild Swans live at One Esplanade, SM Mall of Asia
- October 5–9: Mickey's Music Festival live at the Araneta Coliseum
- October 9: Lenka live at A-Venue, Makati City
- October 10: The Human League, Howard Jones and Belinda Carlisle live at the Araneta Coliseum
- October 14: Tanduay Rhum Rockfest Year 5 live at SM Mall of Asia Open Grounds
- October 16: Andrea Corr live at the Araneta Coliseum
- October 16: Sum 41 live at A-Venue, Makati City
- October 18: Andrea Corr live at Waterfront Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City
- October 18–23: Stomp! live at Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, CCP, Pasay City
- October 21: Tahiti 80 live at 6/F The Tents at Alphaland Southgate
- October 25: Hitman Returns – David Foster & Friends feat. Philip Bailey, Ashanti, Russell Watson, Michael Bolton and Charice live at the Araneta Coliseum
- October 25: The Black Eyed Peas live at SM Mall of Asia Open Grounds
- October 26: Owl City live at NBC Tent
- October 30: Jason Mraz live at the Araneta Coliseum
- November 11: Go West live at Eastwood Mall Open Park
- November 12: Go West live at Venice Piazza, McKinley Hill
- November 19: Children of Bodom live at the Amoranto Stadium
- November 19: Greyson Chance live at Eastwood Mall Open Park
- November 20: Greyson Chance live at Venice Piazza, McKinley Hill
- November 26: BBS featuring Kean Cipriano live at the Aliw Theater
- November 30: Pitbull live at the Araneta Coliseum
- December 7: Train live at the Araneta Coliseum
- December 8: Mike Posner live at Trinoma Mall, Quezon City
- December 8: Y! Rocks Supports OPM feat. Wolfgang, Karl Roy, Urbandub, Wilabaliw, The Dawn, Hijo, Ang Bandang Shirley, Pedicab, The Jerks, Pupil, Taken by Cars, Paramita, Stonefree, Razorback, True Faith, Sandwich, Callalily, 6cyclemind, Tanya Markova, Not So Fast, SinoSikat, General Luna, Somedaydream, Mobbstarr, Badburn, Hilera, Gloc-9, Parokya ni Edgar, Archipelago and Franco live at SM Mall of Asia Open Grounds
- December 8: Y! Rocks Supports OPM feat. Rico Blanco, Never the Strangers and Greyhoundz live at SM City Cebu
- December 8: Y! Rocks Supports OPM feat. Ebe Dancel, Salamin and Ney live at SM City Davao
- December 9: Mike Posner live at Glorietta Mall, Makati City
- December 9: Richard Marx live at the Araneta Coliseum
- December 10: Mike Posner live at Alabang Town Center
List of top films at the Philippine Box-Office chart published by Box Office Mojo.
|1||January 9, 2011|
|2||January 16, 2011|
|3||January 23, 2011||The Green Hornet||$626,260|
|4||January 30, 2011||The Green Hornet||$283,945|
|5||February 6, 2011||Bulong||$763,790|
|6||February 13, 2011||My Valentine Girls||$399,950|
|7||February 20, 2011||Just Go With It||$308,770|
|8||February 27, 2011||I Am Number Four||$587,026|
|9||March 6, 2011|
|10||March 13, 2011||The Adjustment Bureau||$146,192|
|11||March 20, 2011||Battle: Los Angeles||$404,751|
|12||March 27, 2011||Catch Me, I'm in Love||$1,227,262|
|13||April 3, 2011||Catch Me, I'm in Love||$599,631|
|14||April 10, 2011||Rio||$599,631|
|15||April 17, 2011||Rio||$458,103|
|16||April 24, 2011||Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak!||$507,380|
|17||May 1, 2011||Thor||$1,397,065|
|18||May 8, 2011||Fast Five||$1,091,224|
|19||May 15, 2011||In The Name of Love||$1,098,179|
|20||May 22, 2011||Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides||$1,463,948|
|21||May 29, 2011||Kung Fu Panda 2||$1,958,888|
|22||June 5, 2011||X-Men: First Class||$1,645,650|
|23||June 12, 2011||X-Men: First Class||$893,119|
|24||June 19, 2011||Green Lantern||$1,651,953|
|25||June 26, 2011||Green Lantern||$664,828|
|26||July 3, 2011||Transformers: Dark of the Moon||$4,869,897|
|27||July 10, 2011||Transformers: Dark of the Moon||$2,325,399|
|28||July 17, 2011||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2||$3,590,647|
|29||July 24, 2011||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2||$1,635,099|
|30||July 31, 2011||Captain America: The First Avenger||$2,103,025|
Top-Grossing Filipino films for 2011
|1||Catch Me, I'm in Love||P120.21M|
|2||In The Name of Love||P117.2M|
|3||Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak!||P72.31M|
|4||Bulong My Valentine Girls||P67.27M|
|6||Who's That Girl||P58.31M|
|7||Forever and a Day||P44.73M|
- February 4 - Basketball: The Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters and the San Miguel Beermen will play for the 101st championship contested by the league. Talk 'N Text won the series, 4-2, capturing their 3rd title.
- February 19 - Boxing: Nonito Donaire defeats Fernando Montiel by technical knockout in the second round to unify the WBO and WBC bantamweight titles. Donaire started the fight strong by controlling most of the first round, landing a left hook that briefly stunned Montiel. In the second round, Donaire started landing a few combinations before finishing Montiel with a solid hook.
- May 7 - Boxing: Manny Pacquiao defeats Shane Mosley by unanimous decision to retain his WBO welterweight title.
- May 8 - Basketball: The Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters and the Barangay Ginebra Kings will play for the 102nd championship contested by the league. Talk 'N Text won the series, 4-2, capturing their 4th title.
- July 4 – Football: After a Draw in away leg and a Win in home leg, Philippine Football Team wins over Sri Lanka in the first round of Asian Qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. This is the country's first win in the World Cup Qualifiers.
- July 23 & 24 - Basketball: On this days Smart Ultimate All Star launched the very rare moment of the history of basketball. Here the PBA All-Star Team and Smart Gilas faced the Smart All-Star (the team of NBA).
- July 28 - Football: The Philippine Football Team was eliminated in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers after losing both the home and away leg against Kuwait.
- August 21 - Basketball: The Petron Blaze Boosters defeated the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters in seven games to win their 19th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) championship and prevented Talk 'N Text from winning the Grand Slam. Arwind Santos was named the Finals MVP.
- September 15–25 – Basketball: The Philippine Basketball Team participated in the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship, held at Wuhan, China. The team made impressive performance, winning 7 games and losing 3, one in the preliminary round (against China), the second one in semifinals (against Jordan), and the Bronze Medal match (against Korea), putting them into fourth place. Though it missed their chance to enter the Olympic Basketball Tournament, the team achieved the country's highest in 24 years.
- October 1 — Basketball: The Ateneo Blue Eagles wins series 2-0 has beaten the FEU Tamaraws, 82-69, to win their fourth straight in UAAP championships.
- October 4 - Football: Philippine Football Team placed Second in 2011 Long Teng Cup at Taiwan.
- October 22 – Boxing: Nonito Donaire wins a one-sided decision over Omar Andres Narvaez.
- October 26 - Basketball: The San Beda Red Lions wins series 2-0 has beaten the San Sebastian Stags, 57-55, to win their second straight in NCAA championships.
- November 11–22 - Multi Sport Event: The Philippine Team participated in the 26th Southeast Asian Games held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. Despite huge delegation and big expectations of grabbing 70 gold medals, the Philippines only got 36 gold out of 169 medals, placing them to sixth place.
- November 13 – Boxing: Pacquiao won the fight over Marquez by a majority decision in Las Vegas. The decision was controversial. He retained his WBO welterweight title.
- September 12 – Shamcey Supsup, Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 2011, was the 3rd Runner-Up at Miss Universe 2011 held at Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- November 6 – Gwendoline Ruais, Miss World-Philippines 2011, was the 1st Runner-Up at Miss World 2011 held at London, United Kingdom.
- November 7 – Diane Necio, Bb. Pilipinas International 2011, was placed in Top 15 at Miss International 2011 held at China.
- December 3 – Athena Mae Imperial, Miss Philippines-Earth 2011, was crowned Miss Water at Miss Earth 2011 held at Quezon City.
- January 1: Reynaldo Dagsa, Filipino politician, assassinated 
- January 5: Agustin Perdices, 76, Filipino politician, Governor of Negros Oriental (since 2010), stomach cancer. (born 1935)
- January 16: Thelmo Cunanan, 72, Filipino general, diplomat and business executive (National Oil Company, SSS), cancer. (born 1939)
- January 24: Gerry Ortega, 47, RMN radio commentator and human activist (born 1963)
- February 1: Cirilo Gallardo, 38, disc jockey of radio DWWW Spirit 96.9 FM (born 1972)
- February 2: Federico Aguilar Alcuaz, painter, National Artist-designee (born 1932)
- February 8: Angelo Reyes, 65, retired Armed Forces Chief of Staff and Secretary of National Defense, suicide (born 1945)
- February 12: Ching Arellano, 50, actor and comedian (born 1960)
- March 3: Paquito Diaz, 73, actor and movie director (born 1937)
- March 7: Rodrigo Salud, 72, commissioner of the PBA from 1988 to 1992 (born 1938)
- March 9: Armando Goyena, 88, actor, pulmonary embolism (born 1922)
- March 10: Paul Toledo, singer-songwriter, heart attack
- March 20: John Apacible, 38, model-turned actor, gunshot wound (born 1973)
- March 22: Tomas Gonzalez, 41, stand up comedian in Comedy Bar, heart attack (born 1969)
- March 23: Noriel Salazar, 49, former vice mayor of Alitagtag, Batangas (born 1961 or 1962)
- March 24: Len Flores Sumera, 44, DZME 1530 kHz radio anchor, gunshot wound (born 1966 or 1967)
- April 17: AJ Perez, 18, actor, vehicular accident  (born 1993)
- April 18: Joe Pavia, 72, Filipino journalist, lung cancer (born 1938)
- April 23: Edwin Ramos, 47, DZBB-AM program coordinator, stab wound (born 1964)
- April 24: Juan Oro Rojo, Filipino musician. (born 1925)
- April 28: Leonor Ines-Luciano, 91, jurist, Court of Appeals Justice (1984–1989), sectoral Representative (1992–1998). (born 1919)
- May 1: Reynaldo Uy, 59, Filipino politician, Mayor of Calbayog City, gunshot wound (born 1952)
- May 13: Chit Estella, 54, Journalist of Inquirer and Manila Times, car crash (born 1956)
- May 15: Maico Buncio, 22, motorcycle racer, racing accident. (born 1988)
- May 23: Alejandro Roces, 86, writer and government official, Secretary of Education (1961–1965) (born 1921)
- May 27: Regalado Maambong, 72, jurist, senatorial candidate for the 2010 election, member of 1986 Constitutional Commission. (born 1938)
- May 31: Conrado Estrella, Sr., 93, Filipino politician, Governor of Pangasinan (1954–1963), Agrarian Reform Minister (1978–1986).
- June 13: Romeo Olea, 49, radio news reporter DWEB Iriga City (born 1962)
- June 26: Jose Mari Avellana, 70, former stage actor and director/son of Lamberto Avellana, brain aneurysm (born 1941)
- June 27: Jo Ramos, 54, daughter of former President Fidel Ramos, lung cancer (born 1957)
- July 7: Miguel Gatan Purugganan, 79, Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Ilagan (1974–1999). (born 1942)
- July 7: Rizalino Navarro, 72, business executive, Secretary of Trade and Industry (1992–1996), heart attack (born 1938)
- July 14: Jaime C. Lopez, 77, Manila Congressman, heart surgery, (born 1934)
- July 26: Josephine C. Reyes, 82, educator, President of Far Eastern University (1985–1989) (born 1929)
- July 28: Agapito Lozada, 72, Olympic swimmer (born 1939)
- August 3: Antonio M. Diaz, 83, politician, Representative from Zambales (1969–1972, 1992–2001, 2004–2011) (born 1928)
- August 6: Fe del Mundo, 99, pediatrician, National Scientist of the Philippines, heart attack. (born 1911)
- August 19: Kerima Polotan Tuvera, 85, author and journalist. (born 1925)
- August 21: Edith Tiempo, 92, author, poet and novelist, National Artist of the Philippines, heart attack. (born 1919)
- September 21: Ben Feleo, 85, film director. (born 1925–1926)
- October 12: Augustus Cezar, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Vice President for Administrarion, gunshot wound.
- October 29: Ram Revilla, 23, Filipino actor, half brother of Sen. Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. and son of former actor and Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr. (born 1989)
- October 31: Ricky Pempengco, 43, Estranged Father of International Singer Charice Pempengco.(born 1968)
- November 2: Boots Plata, Filipino movie director and writer. (born 1943)
- November 11: Lito Calzado, 65, former TV director/choreographer and father of actress Iza Calzado, liver cancer (born 1946)
- November 22: Alberto Reynoso, 71, Philippine Basketball Association player (born 1940)
- December 1: Purificacion Quisumbing, 77, Chairperson, Commission on Human Rights (2002–2008), multiple myeloma. (born 1934)
- December 5: RJ (Roseo José) Rosales, 37, Filipino-Australian singer and stage actor (born 1974)
- December 15: William Claver, 75, Filipino human rights lawyer, Congressman from Kalinga-Apayao (1987–1992).
- December 15: Nimfa C. Vilches, Filipino judge (born 1956)
- December 19: Florencio Manimtim, Jr. 52, Vice-Mayor of Talisay, Batangas, gunshot wound (born 1959)
- December 29: Tyron Perez, 26, Filipino actor, TV host, model, former StarStruck Alumni Batch 1 (born 1985)
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