Jamela Alindogan

Jamela Alindogan

Asia Pacific

Manila's metro system under serious strain

The Philippine capital Manila has some of the worst traffic congestion in Asia.

Manila's metro system under serious strain

Weather

Philippines region hit in 2013 struggles after new storm

The same region was ravaged by a powerful typhoon four years ago that claimed about 8,000 lives and destroyed millions of homes.

Philippines region hit in 2013 struggles after new storm

Philippines

Philippines: Storm Kai-Tak's heavy rains hamper rescue

Tropical Storm Kai-Tak has caused landslides that killed at least 40. But rescue workers won't be able to help until the relentless rains slow.

Philippines: Storm Kai-Tak's heavy rains hamper rescue

Weather

Tropical storm Kai-Tak batters Philippines

Typhoon Kai-Tak has dumped more than two months' worth of rain on the eastern Philippines, causing landslides that have killed dozens and cut off many communities from electricity and transportation.

Tropical storm Kai-Tak batters Philippines

Philippines

Philippines protests warn of threat to democracy under Duterte

Thousands of people, including children, have died since Duterte declared his so-called "war on drugs".

Philippines protests warn of threat to democracy under Duterte

Asia Pacific

Philippines army claims it killed 15 communist rebels in Batangas

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte came to power hoping to end the Maoist rebellion peacefully, but has recently ended his government's unilateral ceasefire against the New People's Army.

Philippines army claims it killed 15 communist rebels in Batangas

Asia Pacific

Duterte pulls Philippine police out of his 'war on drugs'

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has made a dramatic policy change in his battle against drug gangs.

Duterte pulls Philippine police out of his 'war on drugs'

Asia Pacific

Philippine government forces of war crimes

Amnesty International is accusing ISIL-linked Maute fighters and Philippine government forces of committing war crimes during the five-month battle for the city of Marawi.

Philippine government forces of war crimes

Asia Pacific

Philippine government forces accused of war crimes

Amnesty International is accusing ISIL-linked Maute fighters and Philippine government forces of committing war crimes during the five-month battle for the city of Marawi.

Philippine government forces accused of war crimes

Asia Pacific

ASEAN summit: Trump hails ‘great relationship’ with Duterte

US president lauds his relationship with the Philippines' leader, who stands accused of acting with impunity over a brutal war on drugs that has left thousands dead.

ASEAN summit: Trump hails ‘great relationship’ with Duterte

Asia Pacific

Regional leaders arriving for ASEAN 50 summit in Manila

Regional leaders are arriving in the Philippines for ASEAN 31st summit.

Regional leaders arriving for ASEAN 50 summit in Manila

Asia Pacific

Civilian deaths rise as Philippines war on drugs continues

So-called 'index crimes' have decreased during Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, but homicides have risen dramatically.

Civilian deaths rise as Philippines war on drugs continues