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Hidden human rights crises threaten post-Covid global security – Amnesty
‘Crises will multiply’ if escalating repression by governments under pretext of pandemic ignored, says secretary general

Kate Hodal

08, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Philippines man dies 'after doing 300 squats for breaching Covid curfew'
The 28-year-old was allegedly caught by village guards buying water after curfew

Helen Sullivan

06, Apr, 2021 @1:12 AM

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Covid: England adds Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines to travel 'red list'
Move, which takes effect on Friday 9 April, takes number of countries on red list to 39

Heather Stewart Political editor

02, Apr, 2021 @9:57 AM

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US administers first vaccine dose to more than 100m – as it happened
Follow all the day’s coronavirus news from around the world and the UK

Helen Davidson (now); Clea SkopelitiDamien Gayle (earlier)

14, Mar, 2021 @1:09 AM

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Verdict review - empathy and urgency in convincing domestic abuse drama
Raymund Ribay Gutierrez’s taut drama shows a Filipino legal system more concerned with expediency than justice as a woman takes her violent husband to court

Steve Rose

10, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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'I want to go home': Filipina domestic workers face exploitative conditions
Many of the Filipina women interviewed across Asia, Europe and the Middle East lost jobs or had salaries cut since the pandemic – others were subjected to physical abuse

Corinne Redfern

27, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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'Bating Filipino': MPs in Philippines pass bill to create new Covid-safe greeting
Contactless greeting will help fight pandemic, say MPs of worst-hit country in south-east Asia, though some people would prefer more action on a vaccine

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

22, Jan, 2021 @6:43 AM

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Amal Clooney decries 'legal charade' after journalist Maria Ressa charged again with libel
High-profile barrister says 10th arrest warrant for Duterte critic showed the Philippines was trying to silence Ressa

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

19, Jan, 2021 @7:07 AM

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Philippines and Indonesia back Chinese Covid jab despite efficacy doubts
Indonesian president receives his first dose of Sinovac vaccine live on TV as rollout begins

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

14, Jan, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Philippines: mother and son murder by police officer ignites calls for change
Incident intensifies criticism of President Duterte, accused of allowing police to act with impunity

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

22, Dec, 2020 @8:20 AM

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Overseas review – maids in training make haunting viewing
Sung-a Yoon’s stylised documentary of Filipina women training to work overseas is a powerful study of loneliness

Peter Bradshaw

24, Nov, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Philippine tradition of 'long Christmas' survives Covid and typhoons
Festive season usually last four months but this year as well as the pandemic there have been three strong storms

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Carmela Fonbuena in Manila

18, Nov, 2020 @1:49 AM

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