No Surprise Here: PH drops in 2018 World Press Freedom Index

Journalists all over the world are being attacked both online and offline, something Philippine media knows all too well. And based on the latest World Press Freedom Index...

Boracay tourists, residents count down to closure

Party’s over. Today, the Philippines’ popular beach destination Boracay is officially closed to tourists....

Boracay tourists, residents count down to closure

Philippines closes Boracay to tourists under high security

The Philippines shuttered its most famous holiday island Boracay to tourists today for a six-month clean-up, which the...

Philippines closes Boracay to tourists under high security

Kuwait expels Philippine envoy amid tensions over domestic workers

Kuwait said yesterday it is expelling the Philippine ambassador and recalling its own envoy from Manila as tensions...

Kuwait expels Philippine envoy amid tensions over domestic workers

Hours before closure, Boracay Mayor says aid for 7,000 displaced families still being processed 

Starting tomorrow, the Philippines’ Boracay island will be closed to all tourists following a controversial...

Hours before closure, Boracay Mayor says aid for 7,000 displaced families still being processed 
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