Philippines

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Animals we’ve lost: the 15 carp species that disappeared from a single lake
Just two species of the freshwater fish still exist in the ancient waters of Lake Lanao in the Philippines after predatory fish were accidentally introduced

Yasmin Tayag

29, Jun, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Nobel laureate Maria Ressa vows to fight Philippines order shutting Rappler site
‘Kill’ order to revoke news website’s certificates of incorporation made in final days of Rodrigo Duterte’s rule

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

29, Jun, 2022 @3:37 AM

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‘The Punisher’: Rodrigo Duterte’s violent reign as Philippines president to end
Analysis: Duterte’s popularity remains undented among people in poorer areas despite attacks on human rights, rule of law and media

Rebecca Ratcliffe

28, Jun, 2022 @4:00 AM

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In the Philippines, a bun revives myths and misery of a bygone Marcos era
Marcos supporters say nutribuns remain a symbol of family’s commitment to the poor, for others they stoke memories of severe hardship

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

23, Jun, 2022 @12:00 AM

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Archivists rush to preserve records of atrocities under Ferdinand Marcos Sr
Survivors fear documents may vanish when Philippine dictator’s son assumes office after election victory

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

07, Jun, 2022 @12:00 AM

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‘We want Filipinos to hug themselves’: the P-pop stars reconnecting with their culture
Alamat are aiming to bring their music to the world – by singing in their local languages

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Lorna Bayani

29, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Philippines election result is a win for dynasty politics
Alliance between Ferdinand Marcos Jr and Sara Duterte reinforces power of influential families

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Manila

26, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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New era for Philippines as Ferdinand Marcos Jr proclaimed president
Dictator’s son will take office on 30 June, marking the dynasty’s return to the seat of power

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

25, May, 2022 @5:21 PM

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Victims of Duterte’s drug war in Philippines exhumed as leases run out on their graves
Bereaved must find funds to cremate loved ones or face having them buried in a common grave

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Lorna Bayani in Manila

23, May, 2022 @12:00 AM

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The return of a Marcos to power in the Philippines is a warning to the world | Nicole Curato
Legacy and social media combined to glamorise ‘Bongbong’ Marcos’ family name, says Nicole Curato, a professor of political sociology

Nicole Curato

18, May, 2022 @12:16 PM

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The Guardian view on the Marcos family’s return: bad news for the Philippines | Editorial
Editorial: The late dictator’s son didn’t have to rig the polls as his father did. But his electoral victory is still bad news for democracy

Editorial

17, May, 2022 @5:51 PM

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Ferdinand Marcos Jr urged to stop pretending he has an Oxford degree
University has said Philippines leader was awarded ‘special diploma in social studies’ in 1978, not a BA

Ben Quinn

16, May, 2022 @5:52 PM

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