Strict, prolonged coronavirus lockdowns sent economy into recession, with gov't projecting 5.5% GDP contraction in 2020.
29 July 2020 GMT+3
Colombia and the Philippines account for more than half those killed in 2019, with Indigenous people at greatest risk.
7 August 2020 GMT+3
One of President Duterte's last remaining State of the Nation speeches before leaving office in 2022 comes as many Filipinos wait for a clearer plan to steer the country through uncertain times.
27 July 2020 GMT+3
Philippine president lists measures to revive economy amid pandemic but veers towards war on drugs and death penalty.
Philippine president seen as having firm grip on power but faces unprecedented criticism over COVID-19 response.
22 July 2020 GMT+3
Media watchdogs say the latest case is part of a broader attack on press freedom under the Duterte administration.
21 July 2020 GMT+3
Philippine president's threats follow a government official's proposal to impose a 'shame campaign' to contain COVID-19.
The Philippines now has the highest number of active COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia.
16 July 2020 GMT+3
We explore the challenges facing immigrant Filipino nurses on the front lines of New York's battle against COVID-19.
The US says it is ready to support countries that believe China's territorial claims in the South China Sea are illegal.
14 July 2020 GMT+3
Confined to their homes by lockdown, women have also found it difficult to access family planning services.
Journalists say the network is being punished because of President Rodrigo Duterte's grievances, and the decision will further damage an already troubled nation.
10 July 2020 GMT+3
Shutdown deprives millions of Filipinos access to information while thousands of employees are expected to lose jobs.
6 July 2020 GMT+3
Philippine president signed bill into law on Friday after pushing it through Congress during the coronavirus lockdown.
The Philippines does a u-turn on easing its coronavirus lockdowns, after a surge in infections in the capital.
3 July 2020 GMT+3
Law grants security forces powers to fight armed groups, but critics say it could threaten legitimate dissent.
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