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2018/04/18 | Jules Quartly
OPINION: China Not to Blame for US Opioid Epidemic
Blaming China for America’s opioid crisis is a convenient but ultimately misguided attempt to avoid taking responsibility.
2018/02/12 | Coco Dollanganger
OPINION: Here's What You Don't Know about Why Filipinos Support Duterte
A chance to understand why Filipinos still love Duterte despite the constant negativity surrounding his policies and rhetoric.
2017/06/30 | TIME
A Bloody Drug War and an ISIS-Linked City Siege Mark Duterte’s First Year in Office
One year into his presidency — despite the on-paper merit of his 10-point economic plan — Duterte has delivered almost nothing to improve the lot of impoverished Filipinos.
2017/05/08 | ZiQing Low
Philippines Claims 'Wrongful Portrayal' of Drug-Related Killings at UN Review
United Nations Human Rights Council members have raised concerns over alleged torture, extrajudicial killings and human rights abuses in the Philippines despite its delegation's claims that there are “no state-sponsored killings.”
2017/03/09 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Philippines Senator 'Will Rot in Jail' - Duterte
'There is no doubt that our president is a murderer and a sociopathic serial killer,' said Philippine Senator Leila de Lima before being arrested on Feb. 24.
2016/12/30 | Michael Beltran
Shout-out to the Philippines: Make 2017 'The Year of the Boomerang’
'Just the other day I received my first death threat from a loyalist of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos.' When the police come knocking at the doors of the people in 2017, the response might not be as friendly as those in power hope. We should be scared for 2017, but also up for the fight.
2016/12/23 | Michael Beltran
After a Killing: Losing a Brother in Duterte's 'War on Drugs'
He voted for Duterte. He voluntarily 'surrendered' himself to the local government. Three days later, he was shot at home.
2016/08/31 | TNL Staff
Four More Taiwanese Drug Traffickers Sentenced to Death in Indonesia
The four could join the more than 40 individuals who could be executed by the end of 2017.
2016/08/22 | Olivia Yang
Duterte Slams U.N., Threatens to Leave Global Organization
The United Nations has called out Duterte's war on drugs, but the Philippine president isn't having any of it.
2016/07/27 | Olivia Yang
Indonesian Authorities Say 'Time is Approaching' for More Executions
The first round of executions in the country since last April will reportedly take place later this week, and many are calling for a halt.
2016/06/21 | Hélène Belaunde
Taiwan’s War on Drugs: Harsh Approach or Tolerance?
At a time where Taiwanese prisons are overpacked with people serving drug-related sentences, a newer, more tolerant approach is gaining popularity.