#The Philippines

  • Article: Philippines Commission on Human Rights Needs $15 Million. Lawmakers Offered It $20
    Citizenship

    Philippines Commission on Human Rights Needs $15 Million. Lawmakers Offered It $20

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 14, 2017

    The president has railed against the commission in the past. Read more

  • Article: 11 Ongoing Tragedies That the World Has Forgotten But We All Need to Remember
    Citizenship

    11 Ongoing Tragedies That the World Has Forgotten But We All Need to Remember

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 30, 2017

    Wars, natural disasters, and crackdowns. Read more

  • Article: Philippines Police Killed 60 People This Week, and Their President Is Happy About It
    Citizenship

    Philippines Police Killed 60 People This Week, and Their President Is Happy About It

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 17, 2017

    "Let's kill another 32 every day,” President Rodrigo Duterte said. Read more

  • Article: Why President Trump's Phone Call to Rodrigo Duterte Is More Than Troubling
    OpinionCitizenship

    Why President Trump's Phone Call to Rodrigo Duterte Is More Than Troubling

    By Joe McCarthy|May 25, 2017

    The Philippines has a long history of corruption and grinding poverty. Read more

  • Article: Philippines President Issues Strict New Ban on Smoking
    Health

    Philippines President Issues Strict New Ban on Smoking

    By Colleen Curry|May 19, 2017

    Activists say 10,000 have been killed in Duterte’s drug war. Read more

  • Article: This Grocery Bag Won’t Hurt Animals — It Actually Feeds Them
    Environment

    This Grocery Bag Won’t Hurt Animals — It Actually Feeds Them

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 25, 2017

    These “Eco Bags” might be what takes down plastic. Read more

  • Article: How the New UN Secretary-General Can Reshape Global Drug Policy
    Health

    How the New UN Secretary-General Can Reshape Global Drug Policy

    Jan. 12, 2017

    The war on drugs has not worked. Guterres could lead to a way forward. Read more

  • Article: Rice DNA may save farmers and bring on a second green revolution
    Food & Hunger

    Rice DNA may save farmers and bring on a second green revolution

    By Meghan Werft|Feb. 17, 2016

    Do you know how many people rely on rice as a staple food? Read more