5 films Found
The former movie star President of the Philippines is hoping for a happy ending to the greatest scandal yet to rock his presidency. But evidence is mounting that the “champion of the poor” stole from his own people.
Over 1300 prisoners in the Philippines are on death row, awaiting their lethal injection. However, there are concerns that innocents are being executed along with the guilty.
Will the two aims of the Filipino government - to save the hostages and destroy their kidnappers -prove incompatible? This film gives the background to a conflict between a Catholic state and an extremist Muslim minority.
It is cheaper to hire a qualified nurse from the Philippines, than it is to train one in Britain. And the agencies managing this recruiting process have been accused of ruthlessly exploiting the nurses in question.
Mount Pinatubo was one of the most tragic volcanic eruptions this century. But the story of the evacuees of Pinatubo is more heartbreaking than any natural disaster.