WorldViews: Philippines

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 04/28/2014

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

By Ishaan Tharoor  |  06:22 PM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Asia, China, Obama, The Philippines

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 02/14/2014

The powerful stories behind the six best news photos of 2013

World Press Photo announced their winners for photos of the year. Here’s what they say.

By Max Fisher  |  12:37 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bulgaria, Burma, Djibouti, India, Philippines, South Africa

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/21/2013

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.

By May-Ying Lam  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Philippines

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 11/15/2013

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.

By Max Fisher  |  02:03 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maps, The Philippines

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 11/12/2013

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.

By Max Fisher  |  03:46 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Philippines

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 11/12/2013

47 statistics that explain Typhoon Haiyan

The Philippines’ deadly storm, by the numbers

By Max Fisher  |  12:19 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Philippines

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 11/11/2013

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.

By Max Fisher  |  10:57 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Philippines

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 06/05/2013

A revealing map of the countries that are most and least tolerant of homosexuality

African and Muslim countries score as the least tolerant, with Western and Latin countries the most accepting.

By Max Fisher  |  07:02 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Africa, Gender, Maps, Philippines, Religion

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/13/2013

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.

By Max Fisher  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Religion, The Philippines

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Here's the Chinese passport map that's infuriating much of Asia

A map on page 8 of the new passport shows disputed territory and islands, not to mention Taiwan, as part of China.

By Max Fisher  |  12:44 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, India, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 04/06/2012

On Good Friday, 9 men nailed to crosses in Philippines

Filipino church leaders are opposed to the annual event.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:07 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Philippines, Good Friday, crucifixion

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Netanyahu warns Iran, Hawaii weather and Holder on assassination: Morning roundup

Netanyahu warns Iran; Hawaii weather; Holder defines assassination.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:05 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Morning news roundup, Israel, Iran, Australia, Philippines, Africa

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Philippines reels from typhoon’s destruction and a death toll of 927 (Photos)

More than 900 people died after a storm struck the southern Philippines.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:07 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Typhoon, Philippines

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 09/30/2011

Philippines officials Photoshop themselves into typhoon cleanup photo

The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways Photoshopped three officials into a typhoon cleanup photo.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:39 PM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Philippines, typhoon, photoshop

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Typhoon Nesat lashes Philippines (photos, video)

A typhoon has hit the capital of Philippines and left at least 16 people dead.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:01 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Philippines, typhoon, natural disaster

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Anti-planking act proposed in Philippines after people plank in Manila streets

A government official in the Philippines has proposed a bill to outlaw the viral “planking” trend for safety reasons, but many people think it’s just funny.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:27 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, planking, Philippines, memes