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Philippines seizes illegally harvested giant clam shells worth $25m

The 200m-tonne haul dwarfs previous record as poachers turn to ivory substitute amid crackdown on elephant tusk trade Around 200 tonnes of illegally harvested giant…

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Philippines announces strict COVID lockdown in and around Manila

The measures will affect more than 24 million people, as more contagious COVID variants fuel a resurgence in cases. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/27/philippines-announces-strict-covid-lockdown-in-and-around-manila Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Philippines closes border to foreigners, some citizens over COVID

Country is battling a surge in cases linked to new variants and has imposed curfews and movement restrictions. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/17/philippines-to-bar-entry-to-foreigners-some-citizens-over-covid Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Philippines human rights watchdog launches probe as nine killed in anti-communist raids Duterte govt says were ‘legal’

The Philippines human rights watchdog has launched a probe after nine unarmed people died during a police operation. The deaths followed the president’s order to…

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Two dead in shootout between Philippine police, narcotics agents

Video footage of incident in Manila shows officers exchanging fire as pedestrians and shoppers run for safety. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/25/two-dead-as-philippine-police-shoot-it-out-with-drug-enforcers Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Philippines Vaccine Scandal

How the consequences of a 2016 dengue vaccination drive caused controversy and led to lasting fears among Filipinos. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/101-east/2021/2/4/philippines-vaccine-scandal Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Drone footage shows scale of destruction from Typhoon Vamco in the Philippines

Typhoon Vamco has so far claimed 39 lives, while 22 are still missing Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/typhoon-vamco-philippines-drone-footage-b1722254.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Typhoon Goni: thousands of homes in Philippines feared destroyed

Almost 1 million people evacuated from path of 2020’s most powerful typhoon Thousands of homes and buildings are feared damaged or destroyed following a devastating…

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Typhoon displaces thousands, floods villages in Philippines

A fast-moving typhoon has forced thousands of villagers to flee to safety in provinces south of the Philippine capital Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/typhoon-molave-philippines-update-today-death-toll-b1338599.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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UN accused over failure to investigate ‘war on drugs’ killings in the Philippines

Human rights groups calling for a probe into president Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-narcotics crackdown say abuses continue The UN human rights council has been accused of…

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Philippines coronavirus cases top 100,000 in 'losing battle'

More than 50,000 infections reported in less than four weeks Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/philippines-coronavirus-cases-death-lockdown-a9650151.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Philippines evacuates 200,000 people as Typhoon Vongfong makes landfall

Authorities in Philippines started moving 200,000 people away from their homes in coastal and mountainous areas because of fears of flooding and landslides as Typhoon…

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Philippines ramps up coronavirus testing to find thousands of unknown infections

The Philippines introduced a more aggressive testing programme for the coronavirus on Tuesday to locate what it said could be as many as 15,000 unknown…

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Man shot dead for flouting coronavirus rules in Philippines

‘Authorities think these regulations are more about showing their power and authority than saving lives,’ says Human Rights Watch Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/coronavirus-philippines-shooting-lockdown-face-mask-duterte-a9449196.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Man infected with coronavirus goes to bars 'to spread the virus'

Staff and customers are being monitored for Covid-19 after ‘highly regrettable’ incident Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/coronavirus-japan-bar-crawl-spread-gamagori-a9384541.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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US-Philippine Relations Worsen Despite Perceived Trump-Duterte Friendship

The Philippines ended the Visiting Forces Agreement, which allows the US military to operate within the Philippines and grants access to the South China Sea….

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Taal volcano news – as it happened: 'Life-threatening' eruption risk remains as thousands of evacuated residents warned not to return to danger zone

Soldiers and police stop desperate villagers from returning to danger zone Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/www.independent.co.uk Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Taal volcano: Pineapple crop covered in Philippines volcanic ash

Farmer Jack Imperial says eruption’s impacts go beyond anything he has ever seen Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/taal-volcano-news-latest-philippines-eruption-pineapple-a9284851.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Taal volcano news: 'Hazardous eruption' set to hit Philippines within hours, authorities warn

As it happened: country prepares for seismic volcanic activity Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/taal-volcano-philippines-live-latest-news-eruption-alert-level-update-today-a9280976.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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How to Confront the Global Rise of the Right? (2/2)

In part 2 of our discussion with Walden Bello about his new book, “Counterrevolution,” we address the role of neoliberalism, the strategies of the far-right…

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Ruthless Philippine President’s High Popularity Is the Result of Failed Democracy

As the death toll in President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs keeps climbing, so does his popularity. How can this be? Walden Bello says…

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