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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.
2018/08/16 | Coco Dollanganger
PHILIPPINES: Fear and Whispers Swirl amid HIV Epidemic
Public health agencies and the Catholic Church are caught in a moral battle as HIV infection rates continue to rise. Family members of the deceased, who frequently fail to get tested, are left only with questions.
2018/08/09 | The Conversation
The Shattering Human Cost of the Philippines' War on Drugs
Under President Duterte, drug enforcement and attacks on environmental and indigenous defenders shake families and leave even the innocent fearing for their lives.
2018/07/24 | Nick Aspinwall
Ignored in Duterte's SONA, Mindanao's Lumads Vow to Defend Ancestral Lands
Ignored by President Duterte in his State of the Nation Address, Mindanao's Lumads continue to feel victimized by martial law, extrajudicial killings, and forced displacement, but will not stop defending their ancestral lands.
2018/07/17 | TNL Staff
PHILIPPINES: A 5 Step Guide to Becoming a Communist Guerrilla
Interested in joining the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines? A millennial shares some inside observations to help you decide whether you have what it takes.
2018/07/10 | Coco Dollanganger
PHILIPPINES: Is the #BabaeAko Movement Really About Duterte?
The #BabaeAko movement grew out of anger with the misogyny of President Duterte - or so we thought. Many Filipino women resent efforts to politicize their struggle for equality.
2018/07/09 | Michael Beltran
The Duterte Doublespeak: Exploring the Philippine President’s Long List of Lies
From backpedaling on promises to resign to ceding ground against China, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is becoming known for playing fast and loose with the truth.
2018/06/14 | Michael Beltran
A Gospel for the Barrios: The Philippines' Unshakable Sister Patricia Fox
The Australian nun's story of state-led persecution at the hands of the president himself throws into sharp relief what it means to be a missionary and a Filipino.
2018/04/20 | Policy Forum
Here's How the Philippines Could Prevent Another Marawi Seige
The Philippines' military, politicians and civil society must learn lessons from the Islamist attack that laid bloody siege to the city of Marawi, writes Joseph Franco.