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Bride Wades Through Murky Floodwaters To Marry Her Groom
A bride in the Philippines walked down a flooded church aisle determined not to let a monsoon ruin the big day.
Philippines President Duterte Orders Luxury Vehicles Worth $5.5 Million Crushed
Ferraris, Lamborghinis and other pricey vehicles were destroyed as part of Rodrigo Deterte's anti-smuggling push.
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Christian Group Surprises Pride Crowd, Apologizes For Anti-LGBTQ Views
Curtis M. Wong
“I’m sorry I’ve rejected and hurt your family in the name of family values,” one banner read.
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What Anthony Bourdain Meant To Filipinos
, Guest Writer
He understood what food meant to the people who made and ate it, and he was careful to treat the food ― and, by extension, Filipinos ― with respect.
You Must Listen To These Little Boys Perform Beyoncé's 'Listen'
We think Queen Bey would approve.
Rita Moreno Wore Her Same Oscar Dress From 1962
The gown was made in the Philippines with an obi sash.
Athit Perawongmetha / Reuters
America's Indefensible Alliance With The Philippines
, Guest Writers
Rodrigo Duterte's regime has killed 13,000 people in its “war on drugs” and imposed martial law on 20 million citizens in the name of a so-called war on terrorism.
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The Philippines' Most Active Volcano Is On The Verge Of Eruption
It's been spewing ash, lava, and pyroclastic material for more than a week.
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Dozens Feared Dead In Massive Shopping Mall Blaze In Philippine City Of Davao
Officials said there was "zero" chance of survival for those trapped inside.
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More Than 100 Dead In Philippine Mudslides And Flash Flooding
By Manuel Mogato, Reuters
Dozens of people are also missing after a tropical storm struck.
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Philippine Ferry Carrying 251 Capsizes In Storm
Four people were killed and seven were missing, officials said.
Miko Aliño, GAIA Asia Pacific
Our Beaches Are Branded With Plastic Pollution
Senior Communications Officer, Break Free From Plastic
The Freedom Island cleanup revealed that much of the garbage gathered were plastic packaging from six of the top 10 multinational
Filipinos Aren't Happy With This White Woman Claiming To Be Filipina
Ja Du says she loves Philippine food and music and enjoys TV shows on Philippine culture.
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Filipino Artists Protest Donald Trump's Visit With Swastika Effigy
The 13-foot-tall Trump effigy shows him holding money, a gun, a nuclear missile and an excavator.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
Trump Laughs As Philippine Leader Duterte Calls Journalists 'Spies'
Dozens of journalists in the Philippines have been killed with impunity over the last decade.
The Trumpshake Strikes Again: Asia Edition
It’s a been a while, but it’s back with a vengeance. On his visit to Asia, Donald Trump’s bizarre handshake returned!
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
Trump Cozies Up To Duterte, Ignores Human Rights Questions
He also laughed when the Philippine leader referred to journalists as "spies."
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Here's What Donald Trump Should Have Said About Opioids
Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno
Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance
"The war on drugs has failed to deliver on its promise."
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Killings Of Three Teens Prompts Public Scorn Over Duterte's Philippine Drug War
Since taking office last summer, the authoritarian president's violent war against drug dealers and users has left at least 7,000 people dead.
Yes, I'm Over 40 And A Solo Female Traveler. Stop Being Weird About It.
Cherene Saradar, RN, MSN, CRNA
Travel Blogger and Nurse Anesthetist
Oh the struggle is real. Why can’t a generation X woman (I loathe the term “middle-aged”) find adventure in her life without
Train Passengers Defend Elderly Asian Couple From Racist Tirade
“I’m so glad that there were so many people who stood up against this kind of hate,” a witness said.
Mangroves: A Star Player In The Coastal Protection Game
President & CEO, The Nature Conservancy
They do it all: sequester greenhouse gases, protect marine life, maintain fresh water and, of course, defend against rising sea levels and storm surges.
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