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6 Jan
A forensic pathologist and a priest are uncovering evidence of execution-style killings of people allegedly involved in the drugs trade. Exhuming remains and delivering accurate death documents, they have helped Filipino families to gather new evidence.
5 Jan
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is visiting Beijing to seek better economic ties with China despite continued tension over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
31 Dec
The Philippines' Defense Ministry said it would boost its military presence following reports China embarked on fresh land reclamation projects in the South China Sea.
26 Nov
23 Nov
Official government figures last year put that number at nearly 6,000. Human rights organizations claim more than 20,000 have been killed since 2016, largely by the country's security forces. U.N. rights chief Bachelet notes some small measures are being taken to prevent extra-judicial killings.
6 Nov
An average of 20 storms hit the Philippines every year and scientists warn that their intensity is only getting worse as climate change makes the world a warmer place.
5 Nov
The death toll is likely to rise further as the national disaster agency in the Philippines recorded 63 people still missing and several injured in the landslides.
5 Nov
The son of a former dictator has become president of the Philippines.His election has upset survivors of the atrocities committed during his father’s reign. Activists are working to remind people of the dark period under Marcs Jr. in the Philippines.
10 Oct
A forensic pathologist and a priest are uncovering evidence of execution-style killings of people allegedly involved in the drugs trade. Exhuming remains and delivering accurate death documents, they have helped Filipino families to gather new evidence.
1 Oct
The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year has left at least six people dead, five of them, rescue workers hit by a wall that collapsed. After making landfall, typhoon Noru knocked out power in two provinces and left people trapped by floods.
28 Sep
A forensic pathologist and a priest are uncovering evidence of execution-style killings of people allegedly involved in the drugs trade. Exhuming remains and delivering accurate death documents, they have helped Filipino families to gather new evidence.
17 Sep
Free speech advocates are concerned the new government of Ferdinand Marcos will continue cracking down on independent media in an attempt to whitewash the history of his father's brutal dictatorship.

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