Duterte daughter eyes congressional seat in 2019

While Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio may not be seeking a senatorial seat in the 2019 elections, she may gun for a seat in the House of...

Celebrating culture or cultural commodification? Apo Whang Od’s Manila visit stirs controversy

Apo Whang Od, the last surviving original hand-tap tattoo artist from the Philippine highland village of Buscalan in...

Celebrating culture or cultural commodification? Apo Whang Od’s Manila visit stirs controversy

Despite rejection as environmental secretary, Gina Lopez continues campaign vs open-pit mines

Gina Lopez may have failed to secure confirmation as secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural...

Despite rejection as environmental secretary, Gina Lopez continues campaign vs open-pit mines

Philippine military announces end of Marawi siege

The five-month long battle for Marawi City is finally over. After over 1,000 deaths and the destruction of the southern...

Philippine military announces end of Marawi siege
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Coconuts Reader Survey 2017: Answer some questions for a chance to win a trip to The St. Regis Bali Resort

It’s that time of year again, when we pause for a moment to ask you, dear reader, a few questions. First of all, how are you doing? What have you been up to? Unlike our last Tinder date, we sincerely want to know! So tell us about yourself and, better yet, tell us how we’re ...

Serbia grants visa-free entry to Indonesian citizens

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