Although the government touts its protections for workers, intimidation and a lack of strong unionisation continues to hold them back.
The Filipino fintech scene is poised for strong growth in 2020.
Duterte’s decision to scrap the VFA: A look at how the media responded to the biggest story of the week.
The Office of the Prosecutor at the ICC will complete its preliminary investigation into the war on drugs in 2020. Will it have a case to charge Duterte for crimes against humanity?
A verdict in the Maguindanao massacre case is expected within the month. Press freedom advocates worry that a weak ruling on the case could severely handicap Filipino journalists’ ability to cover the news.
The government in the Philippines has implemented land redistribution policies for decades, but they’ve failed to reduce rural poverty rates.
In public appearances, the foul-mouthed Filipino president flits between comedian and action hero. This endears him to voters but diverts attention from an underwhelming first three-years in office.
A glut of mangos has left the government is scrambling to sell them before it’s too late. But poorly-regulated supply chains hamper international sales.
The presidential palace has released several matrices of alleged national security threats. Many are just individuals critical of President Duterte’s policies.
More than one in five Filipinos live in poverty. That number is decreasing. The government has put in place several schemes to reduce poverty. Are they working?