Stories about Philippines from August, 2016
These Videos Expose the Dirty and Destructive Impact of Large-Scale Mining in the Philippines
Residents and investigative journalists have been using mobile phones and even drones to expose how mining is destroying the country’s watersheds and rivers.
Philippine Sugar Farmers Facing Another ’Dead Season’ Turn to Government for Help
Tiempo Muerto, or “The Dead Season,” can be so brutal on farmers that more than a quarter of a million people—a whopping 385,000 sugar workers—are affected on Negros Island alone.
Jalaur Mega Dam in the Philippines Threatens to Displace Indigenous Peoples in Panay Island
"The people who will be most affected by the project do not approve of the project."
Southeast Asia’s Iconic Mosques, Temples, Pagodas, and Cathedrals
Where can you find the largest Catholic cathedral in Asia, the world's largest religious monument, and the only mosque without a dome? Only in Southeast Asia.
How the Vietnamese People Reacted to the South China Sea Ruling
"Groups of riders zipped through the streets, each biker with a passenger holding up a sign that read “China get out of Vietnam”.