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Philippines

The Philippines is Pissed After Canada Refuses to Take Back its Trash

After Canada fails to abide by the May 15 deadline to take back garbage a Canadian company shipped to Manila in 2013, the Philippines recalls its envoys.
Lex Celera
4 days ago
Drugs

Bricks of Cocaine are Literally Washing Up on Philippine Shores

Fishermen are finding millions of dollars worth of cocaine and no one knows where they’re coming from
Lex Celera
5 days ago
VICE Votes

Here’s How Young Filipino Voters Feel About The Election Results

As the Philippine midterm elections come to a close, we ask young Filipino voters how they feel about the results, and what they think comes next.
Lex Celera
Erika Agravante
5.14.19
VICE Votes

After Philippine Midterm Elections, ‘Migrate’ Queries Spike on Google

It looks like some Filipinos were so unhappy with the election results that they were ready to move ASAP.
Lex Celera
5.14.19
VICE Votes

'I Held Back Tears': Young Filipinos Vote in Divisive Midterm Election

Young voters from across the country expressed mixed emotions of frustration and hope, as they cast their ballots in an election seen as a referendum on President Rodrigo Duterte and his policies.
Natashya Gutierrez
Lex Celera
Erika Agravante
5.13.19
VICE Votes

Cheat Sheet: All You Need to Know about the Philippine Midterm Elections

Duterte isn’t running, but this election is seen as a referendum on his presidency.
Natashya Gutierrez
5.11.19
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What Happened When I Got Kidnapped for Ransom

"I thought this just happened to ultra-rich businessmen or the children of politicians or celebrities. Not some random dude from the south of Manila that had nothing to do with anything, to anyone."
Julian Rodriguez
5.8.19
Sri Lanka Attacks

The Aftermath of the Sri Lanka Attacks Continues for South Asia’s Young Minorities

There's fear and then there's hope for those living on the fringes.
Pallavi Pundir
5.3.19
VICE Votes

We Put Supporters and Critics of President Duterte in a Room Together

A group of young voters sits down to discuss the midterm elections and his policies – including marijuana legalisation, same-sex marriage, and the controversial War on Drugs.
Lex Celera
5.3.19
Film

Philippine TV Channel Airs Pirated Copy of ‘Avengers: Endgame'

What made them think they could get away with it?
Lex Celera
4.30.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Small Town in the Philippines Has Banned Gossip

It's now illegal to spread rumours in public in certain parts of Binalonan.
Gavin Butler
4.30.19
News

Dozens of People Are Still Missing After Earthquake Hits Central Philippines

Many are believed to be trapped under collapsed buildings.
Alia Marsha
4.23.19
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