Jamela Alindogan

Jamela Alindogan

Asia Pacific

Philippines: New museum promoting peace, unity in Mindanao

For decades, the Philippine island of Mindanao has been plagued by violence, as ethnic groups fight for more autonomy from the government.

Philippines: New museum promoting peace, unity in Mindanao

Asia Pacific

'Cesspool': Philippines to close tourist island of Boracay

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the six-month closure of the popular holiday destination he says tourists turned into a 'cesspool'.

'Cesspool': Philippines to close tourist island of Boracay

Asia Pacific

Philippines drug war victims taking refuge in faith

Some of the most vulnerable in the Philippines have turned to religion in the uncertainty of Duterte's drug war and there are signs that the Catholic church is starting to voice its opposition to the crackdown.

Philippines drug war victims taking refuge in faith

Asia Pacific

Jabidah at 50: Unresolved massacre stalling peace talks

Many local leaders believe the Philippine government has failed to achieve a peace deal because historical injustices have never been acknowledged.

Jabidah at 50: Unresolved massacre stalling peace talks

Asia Pacific

Philippines: First female chief justice faces impeachment

Maria Lourdes Sereno has been accused of corruption, but supporters say she is being targeted for criticising President Rodrigo Duterte's policies.

Philippines: First female chief justice faces impeachment

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