Billboard and music charts: the problem with popularity

Kim Soberano | 7 Mar 2019 | CONNECTING |  
tags: music, Philippines, popular culture

Duterte’s Obama insult was shameful – but the West has turned a blind eye to much, much worse

Tom Smith | 07 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte
Why is the Philippines only noticed in time of disaster?

Is it ethical to pay ransoms?

Margaret Somerville | 15 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, Philippines, ransoms, terrorism
Two Canadian men have been beheaded after the government refused to pay ransoms to Filipino terrorists.

How the Philippines’ new strongman romped into office ...

Pauline Eadie | 12 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte
... despite a shocking campaign.

Challenging ideological colonization

Oliver M. Tuazon and Johnpaul Menchavez | 13 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage, marriage law, Philippines
The Philippines is nearly the only country in the world without divorce. An expert on marriage law explains why.

Philippines population control law gets judicial green light

Oliver M. Tuazon | 16 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, Philippines, population control
A so-called reproductive health law is “not unconstitutional” says the Supreme Court. But the new contraceptive era could easily become so.

The new Asian Tiger can cope

Bernardo Villegas | 18 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan
The Philippines is no longer a basket case. It will bounce back after Typhoon Haiyan.

A tale of two survivors

Charly Holganza | 14 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: natural disasters, Philippines, survival stories
A Philippine Air Force officer swept away by Typhoon Haiyan floated in rough seas for six hours with a 7-year-old boy.

A perfect storm of corruption and neglect

Doracie Zoleta-Nantes | 13 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: corruption, disaster preparedness, Philippines
Politicians are responsible for grievous neglect of disaster risk reduction in the Philippines.

Helping the Philippines recover from typhoon devastation

Michael Toole | 12 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: disaster relief, Philippines, public health
Aid will be welcome, but the most effective disaster response will be provided by the locals.

Working abroad, supporting the family at home

Vincenzina Santoro | 22 February 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: migrant workers, Philippines, remittances
Emigrants’ remittances are at the core of poverty alleviation in many developing countries.

Population imperialists show their hand in Manila

Francisco S. Tatad | 03 December 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Philippines, population control, Reproductive Health Bill
International heavyweights and Philippine business interests unite in a desperate bid to get a highly controversial bill passed.

And in this Corner…

Marcus Roberts | 15 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: contraception, Manny Pacquiao, Philippines, population growth
The Philippines is locked in a battle about contraception and a heavyweight has joined the debate.

Big Ups for Briggy Hall

Marcus Roberts | 29 May 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Biggy Hall, enterprise, Philippines, population control, poverty
A new project in Phillipines is helping the people set up their own food businesses - a much better way of alleviating poverty than population control.

Can the Philippines keep AIDS at bay if it embraces condom culture?

Oliver M. Tuazon and Angelo S. Porciuncula | 05 March 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: birth control, HIVAIDS, Philippines
The advance of AIDS in the Philippines has been "low and slow", but birth control ideology could unleash a full-blown epidemic.

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