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    1. April 12, 2016

      America needs more than symbolic gestures in the South China Sea

      Admiral Harry Harris, the commander of US Pacific Command, was recently asked in a Senate Armed Services Committee...

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      April 6, 2016

      On the bridge

      A child sleeps on a bridge in Manila   ...

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    1. The New Trade Routes: Philippines

      Although analysts marvel at recent growth in the Philippines, there are changes all wa...
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    1. April 5, 2016

      Southeast Asia scheme taps taxi app to ease traffic jams

      The World Bank has tapped into the sharing economy to help improve one of Southeast Asia’s most intractable problems:...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      March 24, 2016

      Holy Week celebrations in Manila

      Actors playing the role of Jesus and Roman soldiers reenact the suffering and crucifixion of Jesus in a street play as...

    3. March 18, 2016

      How cyber criminals targeted almost $1bn in Bangladesh Bank heist

      The printer failure that greeted Jubair Bin Huda, joint director for accounts at Bangladesh’s central bank, when he...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      March 18, 2016

      Watching from above

      Residents look out of windows as the sheriff of a demolition team negotiates to avoid violence during the demolition of...

    5. Fast FT

      March 15, 2016

      Bangladesh central bank chief resigns over cyber theft

      Atiur Rahman, governor of the Bangladesh central bank, has resigned over a $101m cyber-theft from the bank last month....

    6. Fast FT

      March 15, 2016

      Philippines mulls tougher anti-money laundering laws

      Philippines officials are calling for anti-money laundering legislation to be broadened to cover casinos, after $81m...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      March 9, 2016

      Demolition clashes

      An informal settler throws a bottle at riot police during a demolition in Quezon City, northeast of Manila, Philippines ...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      February 25, 2016

      Human rights victims

      A woman stands among photos taken of human rights victims during martial law, displayed at an experiential museum...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      February 19, 2016

      Consular demonstration

      Filipinos stage a demonstration to protest against a report that China deployed a surface-to-air missile system in the...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      February 17, 2016

      Mall in Manila

      A resident walks with an umbrella past Alabang Town Center, an upscale mall in Ayala Alabang Village, in Alabang, Metro...

    11. February 12, 2016

      Philippines port congestion set to worsen

      Traffic congestion around the Port of Manila in the Philippines has eased after the gridlock caused by a daytime ban on...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      January 22, 2016

      Manila fire damage

      A resident walks amongst debris of destroyed houses after a fire razed a residential area in Manila on Friday ...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      January 21, 2016

      Manila fire

      Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila, Philippines, The fire which hit a residential...

    14. January 12, 2016

      Philippines clears US defence agreement

      The Philippines Supreme Court has backed a defence pact that will allow the US to base ships and aircraft in the...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      January 7, 2016

      Honouring the Black Nazarene

      Devotees raise their hands next to a replica of the Black Nazarene in Manila ahead of the annual religious procession,...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      December 18, 2015

      Commuting after Koppu

      Children commute in a water basin at a flooded market in Candaba, Pampanga, north of Manila on Friday. Vast swathes of...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      December 17, 2015

      Searching the ashes

      Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila ...

    18. December 4, 2015

      COP21: Delhi bans cars on alternate days to cut pollution

      Delhi will become the latest megacity to impose drastic restrictions on cars in an attempt to limit air pollution, with...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      December 4, 2015

      Jail fire

      A fireman douses a fire that gutted shanty town near a jail in Manila on Friday, as residents try to help. Hundreds of...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      December 1, 2015

      Red ribbon remembrance

      A Filipino transgender woman holds a huge red ribbon symbolising the fight against the HIV virus as she poses before...

    21. November 30, 2015

      Philippines learns hard lessons from PPPs

      There is a glow of self-satisfaction about Manila after its successful hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      November 26, 2015

      Salvaging in Mandaluyong City

      Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines, on...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      November 25, 2015

      Fire in Mandaluyong City

      Filipino, Fil Binay battles to contain a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines   ...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      November 23, 2015

      Sleeping sales

      A vendor of used magazines sleeps along a street in Manila on Monday ...

    25. FT Photo Diary

      November 19, 2015

      Violent protests in Manila

      Philippine police fire water cannon as they clash with protesters parading down a street trying to voice their...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      November 18, 2015

      APEC summit protest

      Filipino activists clash with riot police officers during a protest rally near the venue of the on-going Asia-Pacific...

    27. November 17, 2015

      Philippines strives to lose ‘sick man’ tag

      With thick stone walls and a stagnant lily pond at its feet, the main gate of Fort Santiago in central Manila is an...

    28. November 17, 2015

      Tides of visitors bring in the cash — but vices arrive too

      A few hours’ drive south of Manila, in the coastal town of Anilao, visitors find something rare: not just rainbow coral...

    29. November 17, 2015

      Prosperity raises pressure to shift policy focus from poor

      “We are poor because we are poor — this is not a tautology,” Filipino writer F Sionil José said more than a decade ago,...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      November 17, 2015

      Riot police at anti APEC demo

      Riot police officers during a protest against APEC in Manila, Philippines. Philippine security forces were on high...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      November 16, 2015

      Holding back the line

      A woman stands in front of police as Filipino laborers clash with police in the Makati section of Manila on Monday. ...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      November 16, 2015

      Protesting APEC

      Filipino activists scuffle with anti-riot police during a protest rally against the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      November 13, 2015

      Philippines pollution

      A Filipino informal settler boy frolics at a polluted coastline at a fishing village in Paranaque city, south of...

    34. November 8, 2015

      Philippine economy thrives as young workers stay in the country

      For the past 15 years, Voltaire Dela Santa has worked in call centres in the Philippines, serving customers from across...

    35. October 30, 2015

      China loses round one in Philippines dispute over islands

      China has lost the first round of a major legal fight with the Philippines after an international tribunal agreed to...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      September 24, 2015

      Philippine maneuvers

      Filipino Marine soldiers maneuver during a mock ‘beach assault’ scenario in the town of Ternate, Cavite province, South...

    37. FT Photo Diary

      July 30, 2015

      Earthquake drill

      Caregivers of patients hold plastic chairs over their heads while a nurse takes cover under a table as they participate...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      July 27, 2015

      Anti-Aquino protest in Manila

      Policemen seek cover with their helmets and shields as they block protesters trying to march towards Batasang Pambansa,...

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