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How to Stand Up to a Dictator by Maria Ressa review – tales of a moral giant
With this important memoir cum manifesto, the Nobel peace prize-winning journalist who took on Facebook and the murderous Duterte regime in the Philippines exposes the abuse of power

John Naughton

20, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The school with 18,000 students: educating the Philippines’ booming population
The Philippines young population and changing demographics could present crucial new opportunities for economic growth

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Guill Ramos in Manila

17, Nov, 2022 @5:00 AM

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How has the world’s population grown since 1950?
The number of people in the world has tripled in 70 years. In this visual explainer, we examine where the growth has been – and how it will change in the future

Niels de Hoog, Pablo Gutiérrez, Liz Ford and Theresa Malone

14, Nov, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Nobel peace laureate Maria Ressa: ‘In 2024, democracy could fall off a cliff’
The journalist, who is facing prison in the Philippines, talks about the dark side of social media and why truth is being eroded in politics

Zoe Williams

12, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Weather tracker: Storm Nalgae heads towards China after pelting Philippines
Sixteenth tropical cyclone to affect the Philippines this season caused deadly floods and landslides

Azure Prior for MetDesk

31, Oct, 2022 @11:54 AM

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Triangle of Sadness’s Dolly de Leon: ‘Women my age are more in touch with our sexuality. We know how to flirt’
She’s made a career back home in the Philippines as jobbing actor, but now she’s the breakout star of a Palme d’Or-winning film – and enjoying every minute of her newfound fame

Ryan Gilbey

20, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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‘The mountains protect us’: safeguards sought for Philippines’ Sierra Madre shield against typhoons
Kaliwa dam project in the Sierra Madre would be disastrous for main island’s storm defences as well as biodiversity, say conservationists

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

06, Oct, 2022 @4:14 AM

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‘Strange and unusual’ Philippines lottery win draws call for inquiry
Prize worth £3.55m to be split between 433 winners who all chose multiples of nine for their numbers

Rebecca Ratcliffe, south-east Asia correspondent

05, Oct, 2022 @2:15 PM

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Outrage after Philippine journalist Percival Mabasa shot dead in Manila
Media groups and activists describe assassination of radio star, known on air as Percy Lapid, as a blow to press freedom

Guardian staff and agencies

05, Oct, 2022 @1:05 AM

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Weather tracker: Typhoon Noru wreaks havoc across south-east Asia
As Hurricane Ian struck the Americas, Noru was ripping through the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand

James Parrish and Lauren Herdman (MetDesk)

30, Sep, 2022 @8:59 AM

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More than 1,700 environmental activists murdered in the past decade – report
Figures likely to be an underestimate, says Global Witness, as land defenders are killed by hitmen, crime groups and governments

Patrick Greenfield

28, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Super Typhoon Noru hits Philippines after thousands flee homes
Sustained wind speeds of 125mph recorded in what is expected to be strongest storm to hit country this year

Guardian staff with agencies

25, Sep, 2022 @3:47 PM

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