Biography of the Author Aya Lowe

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  1. Tourists redirected to alternative attractions during Boracay shutdown | Video
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    Tourists redirected to alternative attractions during Boracay shutdown | Video

    When Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a six-month shutdown of Boracay Island, a popular resort in the Philippines, local officials ...
  2. Cash still king in the Philippines despite government push for e-payments
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    Cash still king in the Philippines despite government push for e-payments

    The Philippines is still a mostly cash-based society – but local players are trying to encourage the use of alternative payments.
  3. Marawi one year on: Troops continue to battle splinter outfits | Video
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    Marawi one year on: Troops continue to battle splinter outfits | Video

    It's been nearly a year since Marawi was taken over by militants claiming allegiance to Islamic State. While the military succeeded in flushing ...
  4. Philippines Congress takes first major step to impeach Chief Justice
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    Philippines Congress takes first major step to impeach Chief Justice

    Accused of violating the Constitution and betraying the public's trust, Philippines Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Maria Lourdes Sereno, may ...
  5. Rebuilding Marawi, a year after siege by militants loyal to Islamic State | Video
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    Rebuilding Marawi, a year after siege by militants loyal to Islamic State | Video

    It took government troops months to drive out militants who had laid siege to Marawi - but now comes the task of rebuilding a city that has been ...
  6. ASEAN Series: Weaving resurgence in Marawi | Video
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    ASEAN Series: Weaving resurgence in Marawi | Video

    The weaving tradition sees a revival in war-torn Marawi as a way to earn money and as a distraction from displacement. Aya Lowe reports. 
  7. Philippines authorities eye Bohol, other tourist destinations after Boracay's forced clean-up | Video
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    Philippines authorities eye Bohol, other tourist destinations after Boracay's forced clean-up | Video

    Boracay island, a popular tourist resort in the Philippines, may have been the first to be shut down by the government for a massive clean-up - ...
  8. Thousands more Filipinos displaced as volcanic lava fires ash 5km high
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    Thousands more Filipinos displaced as volcanic lava fires ash 5km high

    The number of people displaced by an erupting Philippine volcano soared to more than 61,000 by Wednesday (Jan 24), the Southeast Asian country's ...
  9. Filipino adventurers to recreate historic maritime voyage to China
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    Filipino adventurers to recreate historic maritime voyage to China

    A team of adventurers from the Philippines is planning to trace a forgotten ancient maritime trade route to China made about six centuries ago.
  10. Women's groups protest over Duterte's comments on female rebels
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    Women's groups protest over Duterte's comments on female rebels

    In the Philippines, there's growing anger among women's and activists groups over President Rodrigo Duterte's recent remarks instructing soldiers ...