The Jeepney is an icon of daily life in the Philippines. As a new modernization program intends to clean it up, the costs are significant for many drivers.
It has been two years since Duterte became president of the Philippines and unleashed a brutal war on drugs. The death toll is high but nobody seems to know the real numbers — not even the police, as a DW research shows.
The man who attacked a casino in the Philippines was an indebted gambling addict, not an Islamist terrorist, Filipino officials said. The "Islamic State" previously claimed responsibility for the deadly rampage.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address was filled with the leader's usual vitriol and a defiant promise to continue a bloody war on drugs and maintain national order. DW examines from Manila.
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