Philippines

LGBTQ

Filipinos Are Bristling at an LGBTQ Group’s New Membership Card

“We don’t need discounts, we need equal rights.”
Lex Celera
2 days ago
News

A 'Kidnapped' Man Turned Out To Be A Thief Getting Arrested

The thief chose the worst possible target when he tried to snatch a gold chain from a government agent.
Lex Celera
3 days ago
News

This Filipino Man Hasn’t Taken a Shower in Over a Decade

Things we learned today: The fear of bathing is called “ablutophobia.”
Lex Celera
7.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Australia-Bound Cocaine Has Again Washed Up in the Philippines

Hundreds of kilograms of pre-packaged drugs have popped up in Filipino waters over the last six months alone.
Gavin Butler
7.10.19
Rodrigo Duterte

Enforcer of Philippines War on Drugs Defends Killing a Toddler: "Shit Happens"

Myka Ulpina was shot dead in a province near Manila last week, during a police sting operation in which her father was also killed.
David Gilbert
7.8.19
News

Philippine Reefs Are Suffering From China’s Activities in the Region

The country is losing about $650,000 every year from damaged reefs.
Lex Celera
7.4.19
News

More Misery From Imelda Marcos As Party Guests End Up in Hospital

Hundreds of guests were food poisoned at the wife of the former dictator’s birthday celebration.
Lex Celera
7.3.19
News

A 3-Year-Old Child Is the Philippine Drug War’s Latest Victim

Her mother disputes the police’s official statement.
Lex Celera
7.3.19
News

Someone in the Philippines Got Caught Smuggling Weed in a Bag of Chips

Over 800 grams of kush was sent from Illinois.
Lex Celera
7.2.19
LGBT

The Largest Pride Celebration in Southeast Asia is in the Region’s Most Catholic Country

Thousands marched in the Philippines in solidarity with the LGBTQ community.
Lex Celera
7.1.19
News

A Survivor of One of The Strongest Typhoons in History Is Headed to MIT

Her goal is to make scientific knowledge digestible to everyone, including her countrymen.
Lex Celera
6.27.19
News

A Philippine Mental Health Hotline Was on the Brink of Closure Due to Gov’t Pull-out

Luckily, some donors stepped in.
Fruhlein Chrys Econar
6.27.19
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