Homes swept away as super typhoon lashes Philippines with 174mph winds

At least 16 people have died and 13,000 homes and shanties have been damaged or swept away.

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Human rights abuses on the rise in the Philippines amid coronavirus lockdown

The President of the Philippines has sanctioned the use of lethal force to keep his country of 100 million people in lockdown.

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Why are a disproportionate number of Filipino healthcare workers dying?

Out of the 126 health and social care workers who have died after testing positive for the virus, 26 have been of Filipino descent.