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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

A year after Haiyan – still waiting, still hoping

The government has failed to provide adequately for those who lost everything, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Housing Philippines Politics

Waiting, hoping: a day on the ward

A Philippines medical centre treating children for cancer is under threat from property developers. Iris Gonzales visits it.

Filed in: Children Health Philippines

‘We are like a wheel: sometimes we are up; sometimes we are down’

Manila’s poorest live in both hope and squalor, finds Paul Roy

Filed in: Philippines Poverty

Poverty isn’t easy to kill

A quarter of Filipinos remain poor. Iris Gonzales visits a programme providing food and hope.

Filed in: Philippines Poverty

‘I aim to help integrate the Deaf and the hearing together in unity’

Iris Gonzales meets an inspiring woman who refuses to be defined by her disability.

Filed in: Disability Philippines

Welcome to the Philippines, welcome to coal country

The power outages caused by Typhoon Rammasun highlight a precarious, and dirty, energy situation, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Energy Philippines Sustainability

Why the Philippines won’t be the next Asian miracle

Iris Gonzales isn’t convinced by buoyant World Economic Forum predictions.

Filed in: Economics Philippines

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