Jamela Alindogan

Jamela Alindogan

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong protests: Anti-government activists vow to fight on

Protesters in Hong Kong vow to defy what they see as China's efforts to tighten control.

Hong Kong protests: Anti-government activists vow to fight on

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Philippines prepares for earthquake it labels 'The Big One'

The Philippines is one of the top 10 countries in the world most vulnerable to natural disasters.

Philippines prepares for earthquake it labels 'The Big One'

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The Philippines's problem with plastic that won't go away

Filipino activists engage schoolchildren in the battle against single-use plastic that is choking the environment.

The Philippines's problem with plastic that won't go away

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Philippines seeks probe into boat sinking by Chinese vessel

President of the Philippines demands answers after fishermen were left stranded at sea when a Chinese ship rammed their boat

Philippines seeks probe into boat sinking by Chinese vessel

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Why Philippines is building military base near Taiwan

How the Philippine military's efforts to build a defence zone in northern Philippines can greatly influence other territories in the South China Sea.

Why Philippines is building military base near Taiwan

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Philippines housing crisis: Filipinos need affordable homes

Southeast Asia's fastest-growing economy has a housing shortage, with more than 6 million homes needed for impoverished families.

Philippines housing crisis: Filipinos need affordable homes

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Philippines: War widows of Abu Sayyaf fighters suffer stigma

More than four decades of continuous conflict has made Mindanao a region of war widows.

Philippines: War widows of Abu Sayyaf fighters suffer stigma

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Philippines: Former officer accuses Duterte adviser of drug trade

The government says that it has cleared one of the suspected drug lords of involvement, but did not explain the process it used to dismiss the 15 years of details in the document.

Philippines: Former officer accuses Duterte adviser of drug trade

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One in five people in Philippines lives in extreme poverty

Experts say 20 percent of Filipino children are underweight and the Philippines ranks ninth in the world for the number of children with stunted growth.

One in five people in Philippines lives in extreme poverty

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Philippines tribal leaders oppose Kaliwa dam project

The new dam project to stave off a water crisis in the northern Philippines, which threatens sacred grounds.

Philippines tribal leaders oppose Kaliwa dam project

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The Philippines to lower minimum criminal age from 15 to 12

The government says it is one of the measures to rid the streets of crime, but human rights groups oppose this move.

The Philippines to lower minimum criminal age from 15 to 12

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Measles outbreak in the Philippines kills 55 children since 2019

Health officials say low public trust in vaccines has dropped vaccination rates significantly.

Measles outbreak in the Philippines kills 55 children since 2019