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June 06, 2017|

Looking For Happier Endings

On the ground with Dinna Louise C. Dayao in the Philippines, a country where, every hour, someone somewhere dies in a road crash.

January 13, 2017|

Pulitzer Center Launches 'To End AIDS'

Pulitzer Center launches its newest e-book: To End Aids featuring stories, photographs and video by our grantees. Also included: a timeline, interactive maps, a glossary, and resources.

December 09, 2016|

The Execution Beat: Tracking the Philippines Drug War

Thousands of people have been dragged from their homes and executed on the streets since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a new war on drugs. AJ+ follows photographers on the murder beat.

January 19, 2017

Duterte and the Philippines

James Fenton

A new president is elected in the Philippines on a promise that he will crack down on drugs, dealers and users. Thousands of poor people have already been killed.

December 09, 2016

Philippines: The Execution Beat

Jason Motlagh

Thousands of people have been executed on the streets of the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his all-out war on drugs. But shooting his way out of the problem is taking a heavy toll.

November 11, 2015

HIV in the Philippines: State of Emergency

Ana P. Santos, Veejay Villafranca

While most countries around the world have managed to control the rate of HIV infections, the Philippines is starting to feel the impact of a rising epidemic.

May 22, 2014

Who Takes Care of Nanny's Children?

Ana P. Santos

When a Filipino woman leaves her home to work overseas as a nanny, she knows that it will be years before she sees her own children again.

September 13, 2013

Sea Change: The Pacific’s Perilous Turn

Craig Welch, Steve Ringman

In 2009, The Seattle Times reported that ocean acidification – the plummeting pH of seas from carbon-dioxide emissions – was killing billions of Northwest oysters. That was only the beginning.

November 06, 2012

Philippines and Indonesia: The Cost of Gold

Larry C. Price

Tiny children and teens toil in the gold mines of the Philippines and Indonesia. A risky, often deadly, business, child labor is growing as families rush to exploit the worldwide demand for gold.

April 17, 2009

Clan wars in the Philippines

Orlando de Guzman

Sulu is an archipelago of some 900 islands and has been the target of an American-assisted counter-insurgency program for the past 4 years. Abu Sayyaf insurgents have been largely routed, and according to the Philippine military their numbers have been reduced to less than 300.

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April 16, 2007

Philippines: Mindanao's Frustrated Peace

Ryan Anson

Photojournalist Ryan Anson returns to Mindanao, southern Philippines to examine the pitfalls and successes of the peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). His photographs also document how violent clan-based politics as well as the government's ongoing counterinsurgency campaign against the al-Qaeda linked Abu Sayyaf Group affect...

February 20, 2017|

Meet the Journalist: James Fenton

James Fenton discusses reporting on President Duterte's violent war on drugs in the Philippines. The number of casualties in a 7-month period reached 7,000 following the president's election.