Linda Hanover

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Philippines cemetery provides Manila's poor a place to live among the dead

Every morning, Alberto Lagarda Evangelista, 71, leaves the two-storey, lemon-yellow home he has lived in for the past decade and walks to work at the …

Philippines: where Catholics, condoms and conservatism collide over health

Janette Garin couldn't quite believe it when she heard the reproductive health bill had been passed last December. Garin, an MP in the Philippines, …

Did You Know: The 500 Peso Note in the Philippines Features a Rolleiflex TLR

Here’s an interesting photo trivia question: can you name any major world currencies that feature an image of a camera?<p>Answer: the old five hundred …

Boracay islanders fear for their lives in battle with Philippine tourist trade

It is considered one of the world's most beautiful islands, a still-not-totally-discovered destination where tourists can frolic on white sands by …

Philippines: jobless figures defy speedy GDP growth | Financial Times

In another sign that the benefits of faster economic growth in the Philippines have yet to trickle down, the country’s jobless rate in April rose to …

Transparency in the Philippines

Vincent Lazatin says he has no qualms about working with the government, or with big institutions like the World Bank. "Keep your friends close and …

The Dancing Inmates of the Philippines

The Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center, in the Philippines, has become internationally famous for using choreographed dancing to …

Dancing

Only in the Philippines: Riding on Wooden Scooters at 50 Kilometers Per Hour

The municipality of Banaue, in the Philippines, is widely known for its spectacular rice terraces, but few people know it’s also the setting of a …

Homemade

Philippines: a booming economy struggles to make growth inclusive

Cesar Purisima, the Philippine finance minister, has a good story to tell about his country's economy, which grew 6.6% last year.<p>In London last week …

Philippines destroys five tonnes of elephant tusks

Philippine government workers crushed and burned more than five tonnes of smuggled elephant tusks worth an estimated $10m (£6m) in the biggest known …

Best scuba diving sites in the Philippines

Whale-shark diving in Oslob, Philippines (image courtesy of Adam Brill).<p>One of the main tourist attractions of the <b>Philippines</b> is the ocean – not …