Viewfinder: The Philippines Returns Imported Plastic Waste to Canada
A transport vessel is berthed to load waste materials at the port in Subic Bay, north of Manila, Philippines, on May 30th, 2019.
Viewfinder: A Referendum for Peace in the Southern Philippines
Residents flock to a local polling precinct to cast their votes on February 6th, 2019, in Tubod, Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines.
How People in the Philippines Are Coping After Typhoon Mangkhut
Scenes from the devastation—and snapshots of the individuals working to rebuild.
Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from a feature on California's progressive history to a photo essay capturing the lifelong effects of trauma.
Viewfinder: The Philippines Prepares for a Massive Typhoon
A resident secures the roof of his house to a tree in preparation for Super Typhoon Mangkhut.
What Happens When Your Government Unjustly Deems You a Terrorist?
A conversation with Joan Carling, Filipino gender equality advocate, former adviser to the United Nations, and an enemy of the state, according to the Duterte government.
The Week in Photos: From an Anti-Trump Protest in the Philippines to Flooding in Indonesia
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
Mining Company Interested in the Philippines' Precious Metal Resources Faces Powerful Opposition
Activists point to rights abuses, ecological disasters, and what they believe to be unfair distribution of profits.
The Pentagon Has Finally Identified the Remains of a POW Lost Since 1942
Long buried alongside hundreds of unknown U.S. soldiers in the Philippines, Private Arthur “Bud” Kelder is on his way home after a lawsuit by his family.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: Carmen Ho, 29, Political Science
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
Why Disasters Like the Typhoon Will Keep Getting Worse
It's not just because of climate change—it's population growth, too.