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ANALYSIS: Major Issues Linger in the US-Philippines Security Alliance
A recent visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo clarified the US position on defending the Philippines, but questions remain over the longstanding security alliance.
2019/02/22 | TIME
PHILIPPINES: The Dark Message Behind Maria Ressa's Cyber Libel Arrest
'They wanted me to go through being arrested,' Ressa says. 'They wanted me to feel their power.'
2019/01/21 | Michael Beltran
Serial Misogynist: The Dangers of Duterte's Tyrannical Crusade Against Women
Rodrigo Duterte lords over a society where, from the Presidential Palace to the streets of Manila, misogyny and violence against women run rampant.
2019/01/01 | TIME
Philippines President Duterte Admits to Sexually Assaulting Maid as Teenager
Rodrigo Duterte, known for making statements that demean women, has now admitted to sexually assaulting a woman himself.
2018/09/23 | East Asia Forum
ANALYSIS: Among Filipinos, Duterte's China Policy Is Still a Dud
Over 80 percent of Filipinos reject the administration's policy to allow a Chinese presence in the West Philippine Sea.
2018/09/13 | New Mandala
Repent or Duterte! How Religion Keeps the Philippines President Popular
Two academics speak to religious leaders and find that support for Duterte's War on Drugs emanates from the churches.
2018/09/08 | AsiaGlobal Online
Rodrigo Duterte: 'Patient Zero' of the Modern Disinformation Era
The Philippine president's 2016 campaign offers novel insights into the psychology of internet trolls spreading 'fake news.'
2018/08/30 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: Taiwan's Hypocritical Refugee Policy Shows Its Ugly Face
The deportation of Filipino city councilor Ricardo Parojinog, coupled with Taiwan's backdoor agreement with Australia to treat refugees in Nauru detention camps, raise questions about Taiwan's lack of any coherent refugee policy.