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25 Jul
The remains of Filipinos killed in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war are starting to be exhumed as the leases on their graves expire and poor families struggle to renew the contracts.
11 Mar
Rights groups report that police killed activists in a raid meant to target militants. UN officials have blamed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for encouraging police violence.
7 Mar
In the Philippines, economic anxiety, declining mental health, the prohibitive cost of seeking help and the risk of further economic damage feed off each other in a vicious spiral.
17 Jan
Thousands of devotees thronged a church in the Philippine capital for a glimpse of a centuries-old statue of Jesus Christ believed to have miraculous healing powers, after an annual parade was cancelled due to Covid-19.
5 Dec 2020
Heavily-tattooed Philippine inmates wince in pain as fellow prisoners use improvised tattooing machines to cover up symbols identifying their gang affiliation as part of an official programme aimed at reducing violence.
29 Mar 2020
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23 Nov 2019
Vaulted ceilings and rows of stone columns stretch into the humid darkness deep below the Philippine capital, where workers are transforming an over century-old underground reservoir into a draw for tourists.
26 May 2019
Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country.
5 Jun 2018
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked a woman to kiss him on the lips in exchange for a book during an official visit to South Korea.
27 May 2017
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte joked Friday that soldiers could rape up to three women, as he reassured them of his full support under his newly imposed regional martial law.
5 Mar 2017
The Philippine military says it had recovered the body of an elderly German hostage who was beheaded by Islamic militants last week.
4 Mar 2017
Zamboanga City, Philippine - Armed groups are being blamed for an increase in piracy activities on the southern Philippine border and the government is being urged to curb lawlessness.

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