Some 15 activists and community organisers have gone missing since Ferdinand Marcos Jr took power in the Philippines.
Nick is a journalist based in Taipei. He reports on issues related to migration, labour rights and the environment.
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Killings by alleged state forces in the rural Philippines are getting more frequent and more bloody.
Taiwan has quietly welcomed Hong Kong dissidents, but does not offer political asylum or formal assistance.
Unprecedented move threatens livelihoods and health of millions of Metro Manila residents living below the poverty line.
Travel bans implemented by their own government as well as foreign countries, put jobs and incomes at risk.
Proposed $800m project will involve construction of 143-metre dam that will flood thousands of acres of Indigenous land.
From September to November 2019, four more environment workers across the country were killed.