Stories about Philippines from June, 2008
Philippines: Callous leadership?
Neo Filipino criticizes politicians, including the Philippine president, who visited the US despite the typhoon devastation and ferry tragedy which hit the country last week.
Philippines ferry disaster: List of passengers
Pinoys got talent uploads the list of passengers who are either missing or dead after a ship owned by Sulpicio Lines capsized last weekend.
Philippines: Ferry disaster
More than 700 are dead or missing after a ship capsized in central Philippines. Talim ng Araw blames the ship owners and coastal guards. Some pictures of the tragedy were uploaded by Ang Umalohokan.
Philippines: Maritime disaster
Ang Umalohokan lists the worst maritime disasters in the Philippines.
Philippines: Unreliable typhoon report
A strong typhoon hit the Philippines this weekend. Weather reports are not updated, according to the Dusk Chronicles.
Philippines: Journalists abducted
A TV reporter and her crew were abducted in Southern Philippines by armed bandits. Anito Kid blogs about the kidnapping. Molly Stories suggests ways on how to prevent future kidnapping of media personalities
Philippines: Blogging for good governance
The governor in the home province of the Philippine president has set-up a blog to promote good governance in the country.
Southeast Asia: Series of unfortunate disasters
In the past month, natural disasters hit the Southeast Asian region claiming hundreds of thousands of lives and destroying billions of properties. Bloggers discuss the destructive cyclone in Myanmar, the China earthquake which was felt in Hanoi and Bangkok, two earthquakes in the Sumatra island and the strong typhoon in north Philippines.
Philippines: Whistleblower now a blogger
An anti-corruption crusader in the Philippines, who testified that allies of the president have signed an anomalous contract, started blogging last weekend.