Stories about Philippines from May, 2017
PHOTOS: More Than 70,000 Displaced by Clashes Between Philippine Troops and Suspected ISIS-Backed Group
Thousands of families have fled their homes in Marawi City to avoid getting caught in the crossfire.
A Russian University Wanted to Award Duterte an Honorary Doctorate, but He Flew Home Too Soon
One of Russia’s most prestigious universities planned to award controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte an honorary doctorate, but he left the country before the ceremony could take place, Russian media reported on Wednesday. The Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), which is run by the Russian Ministry of Foreign...
‘Crusading’ Philippine Environment Minister Shares Her Visits to Open Pit Mines on Facebook
"I clearly saw that the mine tailings had killed the economy of the entire area," wrote the environment secretary on her Facebook page.