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Walking to the climate talks

Philippine Yeb Saño is going to great lengths to get the world to focus ahead of the Paris climate negotiations, as Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Philippines

Murder in Mindanao

Graciela Romero Vasquez decries the intersection of violence, money and state collusion in the mining industry.

Filed in: Mining Peru Philippines

Where is Asia in the world?

Iris Gonzales reports on a conference seeking to create a fairer economy for a region notorious for cheap labour and exploitation by the West.

Filed in: Central Asia Philippines

Seeking salvation

Filipino expressions of faith are complex and diverse, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Art Culture Philippines Photography

Duped into being a drug mule

Iris Gonzales on how Mary Jane Veloso’s dreams of a new job turned into a death sentence.

Filed in: Drugs Law Migration Philippines

As real as it can get

The Everyday Philippines Instagram project reveals life in all its diversity, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Photography Society

Our land is ours – forever

Iris Gonzales reports on a momentous victory for the Philippine Children’s Medical Centre.

Filed in: Children Land Philippines

Poverty, pregnancy and the Pope

Telling poor Filipinos to stop breeding like rabbits is both insulting and naïve, argues Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Poverty Religion

The Pope is in town

Iris Gonzales reports from Manila, the Philippines, where Pope Francis has started his five-day trip.

Filed in: Philippines Religion

Unfulfilled promises and unrelenting poverty

Iris Gonzales looks back on a difficult year for the Philippines.

Filed in: Philippines Politics Poverty

No justice for the dead

Five years after a massacre in the Philippines, the country’s ‘culture of impunity’ prevails. Iris Gonzales reports.

Filed in: Philippines

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