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MARITIME DISPUTE. A ship of the China Coast Guard near Scarborough Shoal, September 3, 2016. File photo from the Philippine Department of National Defense

PH contests index showing it's 2nd least peaceful nation in region

Jun 08, 2018 - 8:15 AM

The index shows the Philippines as the second least peaceful country in Asia Pacific, next only to North Korea

HONORING THE DEAD. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana leads a wreathe-laying ceremony for soldiers killed in Marawi. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Drug war, Marawi pull down PH in Global Peace Index

Jun 07, 2018 - 2:14 PM

The Philippines slides one place to 137th out of 163 countries in the 2018 Global Peace Index, and remains second to the last in the Asia Pacific, besting only North Korea

LESS PEACEFUL. The Global Peace Index recorded a drop in peacefulness in the Philippines in 2017 due to President Duterte's drug war and the Marawi siege.

Sea row pulls down Philippines in peace index

Jun 20, 2015 - 4:08 PM

In the Asia Pacific region the Philippines is now second to the last in the Global Peace Index besting only North Korea which ranks 153rd

DISPUTED ISLANDS. A Filipino soldier patrols at the shore of Pag-asa Island (Thitu Island), part of the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea, on May 11, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA/Pool

PH drops in peace index ranking

Aug 24, 2014 - 1:35 PM

Internal and external threats to peace continue to hound the Philippines affecting its overall ranking in the 2014 Global Peace Index

World Peace: PH in top 5 'most improved countries'

Jun 12, 2012 - 3:01 PM

The Philippines joins Sri Lanka Zimbabwe Bhutan and Guyana in the list of top 5 countries that registered improvements in peacefulness in the 2012 Global Peace Index

MEASURING PEACE. Map compares countries based on peace levels.