The new Asian Tiger can cope
The Philippines is no longer a basket case. It will bounce back after Typhoon Haiyan.
A tale of two survivors
| 14 November 2013 | FEATURES |
A Philippine Air Force officer swept away by Typhoon Haiyan floated in rough seas for six hours with a 7-year-old boy.
A perfect storm of corruption and neglect
Politicians are responsible for grievous neglect of disaster risk reduction in the Philippines.
Helping the Philippines recover from typhoon devastation
| 12 November 2013 | FEATURES |
Aid will be welcome, but the most effective disaster response will be provided by the locals.
Working abroad, supporting the family at home
Emigrants’ remittances are at the core of poverty alleviation in many developing countries.
Population imperialists show their hand in Manila
International heavyweights and Philippine business interests unite in a desperate bid to get a highly controversial bill passed.
And in this Corner…
| 15 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
The Philippines is locked in a battle about contraception and a heavyweight has joined the debate.
Big Ups for Briggy Hall
| 29 May 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
A new project in Phillipines is helping the people set up their own food businesses - a much better way of alleviating poverty than population control.
Can the Philippines keep AIDS at bay if it embraces condom culture?
The advance of AIDS in the Philippines has been "low and slow", but birth control ideology could unleash a full-blown epidemic.
Philippine youth say YUP! to development, NOPE to population control
| 04 October 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |
Nine young members of the Philippines Legislature have formed a new offensive against the highly controversial Reproductive Health Bill that is still being debated in the national Congress.
The earth on Good Friday
| 23 April 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |
According to the Bible, it quaked. Something to recall this year as Earth Day falls on Good Friday.
Filipinos debate population control
| 30 March 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |
Earlier this year “The Responsible Parenthood, Reproductive Health and Population and Development Act of 2011” unanimously passed the House Committee on Population and Family Relations in the Philippines. This means that this controversial Bill is a step closer towards becoming law. Why is it controversial?
Philippines population bill speaks with forked tongue
| 03 December 2010 | FEATURES |
Who really believes women’s reproductive health is the main concern in House Bill 96?
Philippines elections 2010: automated fraud?
United States voters worried about electronic voting should pay close attention to the recent Philippines elections.
Study reveals what teens want to know about love and life
| 24 September 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |
When it comes to learning about sex, young people do not, on the whole,
get this information from their parents. Surveys show that they more
often get it from their friends, even though their preferred source is
their parents. A study from the Philippines confirms this, and suggests
that more should be done to improve parent-child communication in this
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