Jamela Alindogan

Jamela Alindogan

Environment

Philippines looks to tackle severe water pollution

Water pollution is set to dominate an environment conference being hosted by the European Union in Malta.

Philippines looks to tackle severe water pollution

Asia Pacific

Battle for Marawi: Conflict takes toll on local economy

The Philippine army continues to fight an ISIL-linked group which had besieged the city of Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao. Martial law was imposed in May and since then, the conflict has negatively impacted the local economy.

Battle for Marawi: Conflict takes toll on local economy

Asia Pacific

Philippines: Navy Seals battle Maute group on Lake Lanao

Security forces fighting armed groups in the southern Philippines are focusing their efforts on a strategic lake.

Philippines: Navy Seals battle Maute group on Lake Lanao

Asia Pacific

Duterte's son questioned over illegal drug smuggling

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's son has told a Senate inquiry he has no links to drug smuggling. Paolo Duterte is being questioned over a seized shipment containing $125m worth of narcotics from China.

Duterte's son questioned over illegal drug smuggling

Asia Pacific

Philippine army in final push against ISIL-linked Maute in Marawi

The Philippine military is preparing for the final assault against the Maute armed group in the southern city of Marawi.

Philippine army in final push against ISIL-linked Maute in Marawi

Asia Pacific

In Philippines' Marawi, Eid celebrations and heartache

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha is being celebrated across the world. Among those observing it are millions of Muslims in the southern Philippines. But those displaced by a siege in the city of Marawi say these are the worst of times.

In Philippines' Marawi, Eid celebrations and heartache

Asia Pacific

Philippines outrage grows over children killed in anti-drug raids

Philippine police have told a Senate inquiry that a high school student they killed in an anti-drug raid last week had been involved in narcotics - but they only learned of this after they shot him dead.

Philippines outrage grows over children killed in anti-drug raids

Asia Pacific

Philippines culls chickens to battle avian flu outbreak

The Philippines has deployed more troops to cull hundreds of thousands of chickens over potential exposure to the avian flu virus.

Philippines culls chickens to battle avian flu outbreak

Philippines

Philippines: Birthplace of Maute group in ruins after conflict

Butig is the birthplace of the ISIL-linked Maute group that first launched its armed assault against the nation's military last year.

Philippines: Birthplace of Maute group in ruins after conflict

Asia Pacific

China backs UN sanctions on North Korea as ASEAN summit held

Global pressure is mounting on North Korea after its ally China joined the rest of the UN Security Council to impose crippling new sanctions on Pyongyang.

China backs UN sanctions on North Korea as ASEAN summit held

Philippines

Philippines: Civilians suffer in battle for Marawi

The Philippine military says ISIL-inspired fighters in the southern city of Marawi are nearly defeated.

Philippines: Civilians suffer in battle for Marawi

Asia Pacific

Philippines: Civilians caught in Marawi fighting

Fighting continues in the southern Philippines, two months after the ISIL-affiliated Maute armed group took control of parts of Marawi City.

Philippines: Civilians caught in Marawi fighting