Philippines

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‘Climbing fast’ – Scott Cooper and the football revolution in the Philippines | John Duerden
The Englishman on being national team coach in a country where boxing and basketball have traditionally ruled the roost

John Duerden

28, Jul, 2021 @8:46 AM

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Health campaigners call for an end to the use of the word leper
Derogatory use of the “L-word” has increased during Covid and is said to be further marginalising people with the curable disease

Kaamil Ahmed

12, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Halt review – alt-reality anti-authoritarian fable from Filipino auteur Lav Diaz
Diaz’s latest opus lampoons a Duterte-esque president struggling with a rebel enclave while a deadly flu epidemic rages

Phil Hoad

11, Jul, 2021 @8:42 AM

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Benigno Aquino III obituary
President of the Philippines who revived his nation’s economy and fought corruption

Kate Hodal

06, Jul, 2021 @3:27 PM

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Death toll from military plane crash in Philippines rises to 50
The passenger death toll from the crash was 47, officials said, and three civilians on the ground were also killed

Guardian staff and agencies

05, Jul, 2021 @12:02 AM

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‘I want them to feel human again’: the woman who escaped slavery in the UK – and fights to free others
Analiza Guevarra ended up in a living hell in London after fleeing poverty in the Philippines. Now, her organisation rescues scores of people in domestic servitude every year

Annie Kelly

30, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘You can’t cancel Pride’: the fight for LGBTQ+ rights amid the pandemic
Lockdown hit LGBTQ+ communities hard but even as Pride events are called off there is hope and a promise that the parades will return

Lizzy Davies

29, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Cleotilde Mercado obituary
Other lives: Nanny who left the Philippines in 1973 to work in London, where she spent the rest of her life

Zoe Young

27, May, 2021 @4:27 PM

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Oxygen shortages threaten ‘total collapse’ of dozens of health systems
Data reveals Nepal, Iran and South Africa among 19 countries most at risk of running out as surging Covid cases push supplies to limit

Madlen Davies and Rosa Furneaux

25, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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The hermit kingdom: how a proudly multicultural country became ‘fortress Australia’
As Covid wreaks havoc overseas Australia risks regressing culturally and economically if borders don’t reopen

Elias Visontay

14, May, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Hong Kong plan to force Covid vaccines on foreign domestic workers sparks alarm
Authorities accused of ‘blackmailing’ workers over plan to make vaccine a condition of getting a job

Helen Davidson in Taipei

03, May, 2021 @6:09 AM

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Strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded for April hits Pacific
Super Typhoon Surigae brings winds of 190mph, but remains over open waters to east of Philippines

Richard Martin-Barton (Metdesk)

29, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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