Time Magazine honored journalists with its Person of the Year award. The list of journalists include Maria Ressa, founder of the investigative Rappler Media in the Philippines. Ressa and Rappler have been covering extrajudicial killings in the country, part of President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called war on drugs.
As the city struggles to recover from the Marawi siege, a five-month occupation by a pro-ISIS group that killed civilizations and destroyed homes, many in the LGBTQ community say the city is now too dangerous a place for them.
Climate change-related disasters have the potential to disrupt access to caregivers, assistive devices and medical supplies, which many people with a physical disability depend on, says Alex Ghenis of the Berkeley, California-based World Institute on Disability.
This year’s Goldman Environmental Prize for Europe and the Island Nations went to a Filipino who took on the neurotoxin lead in paint and a French safe fishing activist who launched a campaign to end deep-sea bottom trawling in the EU.
Scientists in the Philippines have raised the alert level for the volatile volcano Mount Mayon, amid fears of an imminent eruption. Marco Werman gets the latest from reporter Sunshine DeLeon in Manilla.
Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is defending his title on Friday. And he's also running for Congress back home. Just part of the Philippines tradition of choosing heroes for elected officials. Sunshine de Leon reports from Manila.
Voters across the Philippines head to the polls. But many are concerned about the potential for violence. In recent weeks, 12 local political leaders have been gunned down by politically connected 'private armies.' Phillip Martin reports.
For today's Geo Quiz we are looking for the name of the biggest island in the Philippines. The answer is Luzon. That island was once home to ousted former president Ferdinand Marcos. His family is still going strong in politics. Sunshine de Leon reports.