The 2022 Philippines presidential election could be a battle between, or an alliance of, two controversial political dynasties.
The stakes are high for the Philippines ahead of next year’s election. Will the country choose a reformer, or will democracy erode even further?
The lives of Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov will be forever changed after winning the prize. But with a more visible presence comes increased scrutiny and threats from those in positions of power.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two courageous journalists who have faced repression and death by doing their work.
How Maria Ressa grew a Facebook page into the Philippines’ most credible independent news services in the face of government intimidation.
The Philippines has reported 34,000 deaths in the pandemic. It’s now in its fourth wave and with vaccination levels at just 14%, case numbers continue to soar.
IMF programmes run the risk of having too many conditions. This may drive countries into financial disaster. And back to the IMF again.
The Philippines is taking an Indigenous-led approach to remembering European colonialism in the Pacific — a refreshing contrast to the dominant stories about James Cook in Australia and New Zealand.
A peace studies expert explains a technique for resolving conflict that she says is more effective and less divisive than public shaming.
Supply chain transparency is important, but countries like Australia also must do more to support the justice process, such as securing compensation for fishermen and putting traffickers in jail.
The US used to remain neutral on China’s maritime claims in the South China Sea. Why it changed tack.
Besides battling the coronavirus pandemic, San Roque residents have long been locked in a bigger struggle for their very survival as a community in the face of home demolitions and relocations.
You would think that anyone in the gold industry would be getting rich right now, but informal miners in many countries are missing out.
Months after Typhoon Washi tore through the Philippines in 2011, relocated residents were moving into newly built housing. They soon began modifying and extending homes that didn’t meet their needs.
ABS-CBN, the Philippines main broadcaster, was ordered off air on May 5, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
Golden Rice – a controversial genetically modified product designed to combat malnutrition – has been approved as safe in the Philippines. But key questions remain unanswered.
Promising to plant 100m trees a year is one thing; making them grow can be quite another.
Electrifying transport needs bigger changes than another high-end electric car.
For children born in the shadows of overseas US military bases to local women, their citizenship status has long been contested.
The day and a half it takes to get from New York to Singapore and back offers plenty of time to ponder the economics of ultra-long-haul flights – and wonder why we’d want to make it any longer.