philippines

Superfood fads: Super distracting for global farmers?

May 22, 2014
What miracle "superfood" trends mean for developing countries' agriculture.
Posted In: super food, moringa, philippines, Agriculture

Tradition of Filipino care packages aids typhoon relief

Nov 13, 2013
Many Filipinos send care packages back home, even in good times.
Posted In: philippines, Haiyan, Yolando

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?
Posted In: philippines, super typhoon, natural disasters, Charitable giving

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.
Posted In: philippines, typhoon, Yolanda, Haiyan

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.
Posted In: Super Typhoon Haiyan, philippines, disaster relief

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
Posted In: Typhoon Haiyan, philippines, typhoon 2013

Philippines typhoon relief complicated by earlier disasters

Nov 11, 2013
The Philippines is reeling and thousands are presumed dead after a massive typhoon hit over the weekend. While relief efforts are underway, they may be undercut by the 7.2 earthquake that hit the Philippines last month.
Posted In: philippines, Typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, foreign aid

The Philippines tops China in GDP growth

May 30, 2013
Which country has the highest economic growth rate in the Asia-Pacific region? It's not China, but the Philippines, which grew at a surprising rate of 7.8 percent last quarter.
Posted In: philippines, asia

China and the Philippines in territorial dispute

May 10, 2012
A disputed territory in the South China Sea is rich in oil and gas. China's tough stance reflects its growing military prowess.
Posted In: China, philippines

Philippines: Too many mouths?

Jan 23, 2012
Rapid population growth tests the Philippines’ ability to feed itself. And spurs a rethink on one of the globe's most controversial issues.
Posted In: philippines, Food