Marga Ortigas

Marga Ortigas

Marga Ortigas covers the Asia-Pacific region from her base in Manila, in the Philippines, for Al Jazeera. A broadcast journalist for more than 20 yea... rs, Ortigas has covered stories from across Asia for Al Jazeera - including in South Korea, Laos, China, Japan and the military stand-off between Cambodia and Thailand. She has reported on Southeast Asia's two longest insurgencies extensively, gaining access to both the Muslim separatists and the Communist fighters battling the Philippine government and the victims trapped within the conflict. She speaks three languages.


Brazil: Waters of March

Leftist president faces protests over her failure to address failing economy and decision to bring back ex-president.

18 Mar 2016

The woman with no name

A look into the double life of a drug trade “fixer” in the Philippines.

11 Aug 2015

PHL vs CHN: And then what?

Analysts divided over how the South China Sea dispute between the Philippines and China will progress.

25 Jul 2015