Jamela Alindogan

Jamela Alindogan

Asia Pacific

Modernisation project threatens iconic Philippine 'jeepney'

Jeepneys, a popular form of public transport throughout the Philippines, is facing threats to its survival.

Modernisation project threatens iconic Philippine 'jeepney'

Asia Pacific

Philippine's Duterte seeks constitutional change

Critics of the move to change the 1987 Constitution and switch to federalism say it is a smokescreen to prolong his tenure.

Philippine's Duterte seeks constitutional change

Media

Duterte's 'fake news' crackdown aims to 'silence dissent'

Advocacy groups say the move is an attack on free speech and punishes journalists and bloggers for publishing dissenting views.

Duterte's 'fake news' crackdown aims to 'silence dissent'

Asia Pacific

Protests in Philippines over Chinese exploration of Benham Rise

Critics of the Philippine government are protesting against a Chinese research expedition to the resource-rich "Benham Rise".

Protests in Philippines over Chinese exploration of Benham Rise

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