New Internationalist

Philippines

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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

Winner takes all – Obama gets his way in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales reflects on a very one-sided state visit by the US President.

Filed in: Military Philippines Politics United States

PHOTO ESSAY: literacy is a family affair

Glitter Moreño shares images of a rural project in the Philippines, where parents are learning essential skills alongside their children.

Filed in: Education Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan, three months on

Filipino NGO worker Maila Quiring, reports on efforts to rebuild the worst affected areas in Eastern Samar.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines

The stories of a tragedy named Haiyan

Iris Gonzales talks to three journalists who witnessed the devastation caused by one of the Philippines’ worst typhoons.

Filed in: Disasters Environment Philippines

Disasters: no quick fix to recovery

The Philippines must learn from the mistakes made in Haiti, says Linda O’Halloran.

Filed in: Development Disasters Haiti Philippines

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