The philippine government has suspended 55 indigenous schools, accusing them of teaching the children to rebel against authorities.
Poverty does not stop protesters from expressing their anger against President Rodrigo Duterte.
Chinese workers have flooded the Philippines, further disrupting local employment.
Officials in the Philippines initially came on strong demanding China be sanctioned for an incident at Recto Bank, while Duterte kept his lips sealed. Days later Duterte finally dismissed the whole thing as 'a little maritime accident' and the administration fell in line, much to the ire of citizens. But — asks Michael Beltran — who is pulling whose strings here?
While administration-backed candidates dominate the senate and the Duterte- aligned parties have gained seats in the lower house the rebels reject the elections as being largely useless to change a 'tyrannical regime'.
A bar in Chiang Mai, Thailand which is collectively owned by sex workers is pushing for human dignity and rights for workers throughout the country.
Journalists in the Philippines are speaking out against what they call a newly intensified effort by the Duterte administration to suppress press freedom.
Philippines rights groups allege the government is falsely branding them as communists in an effort to sever the funding they receive from the European Union.
The youngest lawmaker in the 17th Congress of the Philippines is taking her party's fight for justice to the streets.
The New People's Army and affiliated communist groups in the Philippines have no love for the modern-day Chinese Communist Party.