the-philippines

U.S.-Philippines security deal shows that America still has its fans

Why the deal signed in Manila is the most important event of Obama's Asia tour

Photos: Life on the capsized boat that 50 typhoon survivors have made their new home

Filipinos in the hard-hit city of Tacloban have had their homes destroyed, so they found a new one.

  • May-Ying Lam
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  • Nov 21, 2013

8 maps that explain why Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines so hard

From climate change to the government's preparation to the size of the storm itself, told in maps.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 15, 2013

Political dysfunction in the Philippines is hurting Haiyan’s victims

Patronage and strongman politics are getting in the way of relief efforts.

  • Jennifer Keister
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  • Nov 15, 2013

This map shows why the Philippines is so vulnerable to climate change

A U.N. report identifies it as the third most at-risk country in the world.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 12, 2013

47 statistics that explain Typhoon Haiyan

The Philippines' deadly storm, by the numbers

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 12, 2013

Why the Philippines wasn’t ready for typhoon Haiyan

Poverty, fractured governance and a weak rule of law made the country ill prepared for typhoon Haiyan.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 11, 2013

Why so many people die in southeast Asia typhoons

33 of the 35 deadliest tropical cyclones on record have occurred in southern or southeastern Asia.

  • Dennis Mersereau
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  • Nov 11, 2013

Video: Papal candidate Luis Antonio Tagle has quite a singing voice

The Filipino cardinal is described as a rock star within the church, so it's appropriate.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Mar 13, 2013