Common sense would suggest the world is indeed now a much safer place with ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's passing. Unfortunately, however, there is no guarantee this will prove to be true in practice.
The NGO Global Witness detailed in its annual report how the Philippines has been identified as the deadliest country in the world for environmental activists, in large part due to violence and intimidation from the mining, energy, and logging industries.
Recruitment agency ads perpetuate slavery-like conditions in Jordan by posting biodata of migrants seeking domestic work, revealing skin complexion, weight, height, and "price" according to country of origin. Many end up trapped in situations of abuse and exploitation.
When the group debuted in the mid-2000s, AKB48 was more easily dismissed as a novelty act. But in recent years, the group has expanded into a bona fide musical empire — one that has spread across Asia.
Each year, seasonal vacation spots such as Cape Cod and Mackinac Island rely on an influx of foreign workers on temporary, H-2B work visas. Filipinos are among the biggest users of the H-2B visa — but now, the Trump administration has banned them.
Traffic in Manila is a nightmare. Privatized buses get some of the blame for causing chaos. And some say the roads would be better with more female drivers, so city officials are giving it a try. Reporter Jason Strother has the story.
Orlando de Guzman reports from the Sulu Archipelago, a dangerous region in the southern Philippines where rebels with suspected links to al Qaeda are active, and so are US-backed government troops trying to hunt the rebels down
Many poor families in the Philippines rely heavily on US dollars sent home by Filipinos working overseas, and Orlando De Guzman reports from Manila on how the dollar's falling value against the Philippine peso is affecting their budgets.
Millions of families in the Philippines rely on a paycheck sent home from a family member working overseas. Now as jobs around the world are drying up, these remittances are also going down. Reporter Sunshine de Leon has the story from Manila.
The health care industry is considered relatively recession proof. But not for everyone. In Los Angeles, many Asian immigrants are struggling to keep their health care jobs. The World's Jason Margolis reports.
Residents of the Philippines are scrambling to prepare for Typhoon Parma. This storm is expected to hit just days after another storm, Typhoon Ketsana, killed more than 200 people. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Glen Marboloc of Oxfam in Manila.