Jamela Alindogan

Jamela Alindogan

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

Asia

Hostages reunited with families in Marawi, others still missing

While the Philippine government has declared victory over pro-ISIL fighters in Marawi City, many residents are struggling to go back to the lives they had before the war.

Hostages reunited with families in Marawi, others still missing

Asia Pacific

Philippines struggles to clamp down on illegal weapons

Violence has long plagued the southern Mindanao region in the Philippines

Philippines struggles to clamp down on illegal weapons

Asia Pacific

Philippine-Moro Islamic peace talk delays 'creating discontent'

The Philippine government may have won back the southern city of Marawi from pro-ISIL fighters, however, the threat from other groups still lingers.

 Philippine-Moro Islamic peace talk delays 'creating discontent'

Environment

Philippines looks to tackle severe water pollution

Water pollution is set to dominate an environment conference being hosted by the European Union in Malta.

Philippines looks to tackle severe water pollution