Philippines

fishy industry

Most of the Tuna Caught in Southeast Asia Comes With Some Pretty Messed Up Baggage

Some of the world's top tuna exporters are in Southeast Asia, where standard, and labor practices, are horrific.
Alia Marsha
12.5.18
Duterte

Duterte’s Drug War Has Killed Thousands — But He Needs Weed to “Stay Awake”

His spokesperson later claimed it was "a joke."
David Gilbert
12.5.18
agenda

Enough is Enough | Island Issues On-the-Spot Fines to Tourists Using Plastic

The Filipino community of El Nido is taking extreme measures to fight tourist-driven pollution
Amuse Team
11.25.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Indigenous Human Rights Activists Face Targeting, Death in the Philippines

Now they’re asking the New Zealand government for help.
Tess McClure
8.3.18
Australia Today

Watch These Basketballers Get Into a Beautifully Awkward Fight

The Monday punch-on happened between the Boomers and the Filipino home team, Gilas Pilipinas
Julian Morgans
7.3.18
Duterte

Rodrigo Duterte has a new "idol": Kim Jong Un

“He appears to be amiable, jolly good fellow, and very accommodating"
David Gilbert
4.30.18
Food

Manila's Best Cocktails Are Made With the Help of Shamans and Rebel Forces

Kalel Demetrio is basically a mad scientist—his fermentation cocktail lab is packed with hundreds of vials and beakers full of boozy experiments.
Hillary Eaton
4.2.18
climate change

The Woman Going After Big Energy for the Typhoon That Killed Her Family

Can polluters be held legally responsible for the damage wrought by climate change? We may find out soon.
Geoff Dembicki
2.12.18
News

Mayon Volcano Alert Raised to Four: ‘Intense Unrest’

The Philippines' most active volcano might be about to pop.
VICE Staff
1.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Bizarre Slo-Mo Video of Trump's Asia Trip

Another masterpiece from the White House video team.
Drew Schwartz
11.15.17
Drugs

Trudeau Apparently Pissed Off Philippines' Duterte With Drug War Criticism

Thousands have been killed in Duterte's anti-drug campaign, including users and dealers.
Allison Tierney
11.14.17
Philippines

Russia Just Gave Duterte 5,000 New Kalashnikovs for His War on ISIS

The weapons deal was made after the US allegedly held up new shipments in light of human rights offenses associated with Duterte's brutal drug war.
Greg Walters
10.12.17
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