People in the Philippines are stepping up to help one another where the state has failed them — only to be treated like insurgents.
Clarkson, who is Filipino-American, is having a career season with the Utah Jazz and drawing a new international fan base to the team.
Six travel workers, from a cruise ship crewmember in Manila to a tour bus driver in East Jerusalem, share how the prolonged shutdown has upended their lives.
City dwellers around the world turned to bicycles as the pandemic forced urban areas to restrict public transit. In the crowded Philippine capital, that meant weaving through notoriously bad traffic.
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The judge was identified as Maria Theresa Abadilla, and the mayor’s office said a court clerk had been named by the police as a suspect in the shooting.
With climate change heightening the Philippines’ risk of natural disaster, the country is braced for the next catastrophe.
The Philippine lieutenant was slashed by a razor-sharp spur attached to the bird’s leg during a raid on an illegal cockfighting den.
Seven months since the Philippines enacted its first lockdown, Jolog’s Barbershop exemplifies the toll the coronavirus has exacted on the country in lost lives, income and sense of community.
Father Eduardo Vasquez has visited Manila’s slums to minister to the poor, and distribute food and face masks. “It is not enough to rely on faith alone,” he said.
The storm was bringing torrential rains to the coast of Luzon, an island that is home to 60 million people. Officials warned that packed evacuation centers could become breeding grounds for coronavirus.
The powerful storm is on a path toward hitting Luzon, the country’s largest and most populous island, on Saturday.
Stigmatized as vectors of contagion in some countries, health care workers have been assaulted, abused and ostracized.
Mr. Alvarez escaped the brutal regime by fleeing to the United States, where he helped organize the opposition Movement for a Free Philippines.
Life was already a struggle in the crowded shanties of San Roque. Then came the coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended Easter events, not just in the heart of the Roman Catholic Church but all over the world.