Mong Palatino

A wall was transformed into a mural echoing the call of human rights groups to stop the militarization of Lumad schools.

This group exposes social woes and promotes Philippine culture through street art


An artist collective in the Philippines has produced various artworks exploring socio-political issues and celebrating Philippine history and culture through promoting politically relevant street art.

Drones help identify objects on Laos's historic Plain of Jars

Drones allow access to a historic site in Laos that American bombs made off-limits

"Land Grab" by Federico Boyd Sulapas Dominguez

Colonizers. Exploiters. Art that portrays how people responded.

Child laborers in the Philippines

These photos of Filipino children working in mines and on sugar plantations will make you cry

A whale shark is seen in the Galapagos Islands in this September 5, 2012 picture released to Reuters.

Your vacation photos might actually help save the world’s biggest fish

Phillipine police block protesters from marching within sight of Pope Francis' motorcade in Manila on January 15, 2015.

How the Philippines hid social justice issues from Pope Francis


Pope Francis brought a “Mercy and Compassion” theme to the Philippines during his five-day visit. But despite the huge crowds that flocked to see the pontiff and celebrate Mass, activists say real issues of social justice were hidden from Francis by the government.

Photographer’s images show faces of Myanmar’s transition

Arts, Culture & Media

The face of Myanmar has changed over the past 25 years as the country has transitioned from authoritarian rule to limited democracy.