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In the Philippines, incoming president will meet economic challenges

May 18, 2022
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has promised a golden age for the Philippines, but he's up against pandemic and more.
Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is the son of a deposed dictator.
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The female assassin fighting for the Philippines' drug war

Sep 6, 2016
Citizens are being contracted to kill drug dealers. One woman shared her story with the BBC.
Crystal meth and various drug paraphernalia are seized by undercover police during a night time raid on a suspected drug den in Manila, Philippines. 
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A life lost at sea reveals plight of modern mariners

Nov 9, 2015
"New York Times" journalist Ian Urbina looks as the tragic case of Eril Andrade

Superfood fads: Super distracting for global farmers?

May 22, 2014
What miracle "superfood" trends mean for developing countries' agriculture.

Tradition of Filipino care packages aids typhoon relief

Nov 13, 2013
Many Filipinos send care packages back home, even in good times.

What's the best way to give to the Philippines?

Nov 13, 2013
People around the world want to help the Philippines. But what’s the best way to donate after disaster strikes?

For public good, not for profit.

Life in the Philippines and the cycle of disaster

Nov 12, 2013
Typhoons beat on the Philippines regularly, destroying roads, bridges and buildings in an already poor country.

Philippines: How to help typhoon victims

Nov 12, 2013
At a time when everyone is trying to help out, a look at the top charities that will make good use of your donations.

Staying behind to rebuild after Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 11, 2013
The BBC's Alastair Leithead shares the scene from Cebu, an island in the Philippines that was hit hard by the typhoon