Tag: Philippines

Mount Mayon erupts bringing a state of calamity to the Philippines

MANILA, Jan 16 (Reuters) – A central Philippine province declared a state of calamity on Tuesday as a volcano spewed lava that reached the limits of a six-km radius no-go zone and spread ash on nearby farming villages. Mount Mayon, a volcano in Albay province in the coconut-growing central Bicol region, has been erupting since…

Project Duterte: RT looks into Philippines’ war on drugs (DOCUMENTARY)

Thousands have been killed in the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte unleashed his war on drugs and crime. Street murders without trial, vigilantes joining death squads, cramped jails and destroyed lives: RT’s documentary unit combed the streets of the Philippines to hear the voices of both victim and executioner. Human rights activists working in the…