The last fishermen of Ilijan

The last fishermen of Ilijan

Gas projects destroy way of life in Batangas fishing communities. By Cherry Salazar | Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism BATANGAS CITY — Fishing used to be the main livelihood of residents in Ilijan, a coastal barangay (village) in southern Batangas...
Arrogance and conflict

Arrogance and conflict

In the 1930s, Japan thought it was the greatest nation in Asia, having defeated a huge and powerful country in the Russo-Japanese conflict.Japan had also annexed the Korean peninsula and the resource-rich Manchuria in northern China.Tokyo had great ambitions of...