Philippines

Are press freedoms under threat?

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In this lesson plan, hear from a journalist convicted of “cyber libel” in the Philippines and discuss press freedoms in the U.S. and around the world. Continue reading

PBS 4-minute news summary: Choose your own current event!

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In this current events lesson, check out PBS NewsHour’s 4-minute news wrap and choose your own story to dive into! Continue reading

Child gold miners suffer health effects of dangerous work

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Workers are often exposed to mercury throughout the refinement process, sometimes breathing it in directly. Continue reading

Can new rice improve health in the Philippines?

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Scientists are developing a new breed of rice that could help improve public health in the Philippines, but some say it will harm the environment. Continue reading

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