JC Gotinga

JC Gotinga

Human Rights

'War crimes' in fight over Philippines' Marawi: Amnesty

State forces and ISIL-linked fighters have committed abuses that 'amount to war crimes', Amnesty International says.

'War crimes' in fight over Philippines' Marawi: Amnesty

Human Rights

ASEAN summit silence on Rohingya 'an absolute travesty'

Southeast Asian leader skirt the issues of the Rohingya plight and the Philippines' drug campaign in summit meetings.

ASEAN summit silence on Rohingya 'an absolute travesty'

Donald Trump

'Say it like it is' presidents Duterte, Trump to meet

Philippine leader hosts US President Trump on Sunday in Manila in their much anticipated first face-to-face meeting.

'Say it like it is' presidents Duterte, Trump to meet

Asia Pacific

Overkill? Some locals question Marawi shelling

Residents returning to Marawi's centre find an apocalyptic wasteland after months of shelling by the Philippines army.

Overkill? Some locals question Marawi shelling

ISIS

Stalled peace deal crucial in Philippines ISIL fight

ISIL's lingering influence on armed groups is a major challenge but a pending peace deal may offer a solution.

Stalled peace deal crucial in Philippines ISIL fight