Although the United States closed its bases in the Philippines in 1991, it has nevertheless managed to deepen its military presence and intervention in the islands.
Regions / Philippines
Hint: it's probably not Aung San Suu Kyi.
In their countrys tradition of creative dissent, Filipino artists have taken up the struggle against extrajudicial killings.
Six months after the tsunami that struck the coastal communities of the Indian Ocean in December, affected people all over South and Southeast Asia continue the process of rebuilding their lives, their property and their communities.
Soon after the terrorist attacks of September 2001, the Bush administration launched the "second front" of its war on terrorism, deploying troops in the Philippines for training and joint military exercises in late 2001 and early 2002.
Conflict in the Phillippines between Muslim rebels and government