As Manila hosts the Miss Universe beauty pageant, thousands of young women around the Philippines are chasing their dream of standing in the limelight. DW's Bastian Hartig met up with one woman who is training hard to win a beauty contest some day.
Massive protests against US President Trump on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit have been a distraction from the real issue of Philippine President Duterte's sinking popularity. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
US President Trump has said he has a "great relationship" with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as the two met at a regional summit in Manila. The meeting got off to a rocky start with a group handshake gone awry.
US President Donald Trump and his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte are renowned for their unpredictable nature and coarse rhetoric. Their meeting comes accompanied by a wave of protests. Ana P. Santos reports.
In the face of President Rodrigo Duterte's lethal drug policy to kill users and dealers at the slightest excuse, Philippine society is gradually daring to push back. Florian Neuhof reports from Manila.
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