Baguio was named to the Unesco Creative Cities Network in 2017. The city’s artists evaluate their performance four years later as the UN body is set to review the designation.
Fines from lockdown arrests have bled poor Filipinos dry while the rich and famous get wrist slaps for similar offenses. Calls for a different approach grow louder as the pandemic lockdown enters its second year.
'I am not convinced that the capacity to vaccinate 70 million by year's end is there,' says former health secretary Manuel Dayrit. The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) asks him 10 questions about the country’s situation a year since the imposition of one of the strictest lockdowns in the world.
What if Philippine cities magically had decent housing, reliable public transport, and participatory local governments? What would this future look like?