Ted Regencia

Ted Regencia

Ted Regencia is an online journalist with Al Jazeera English. He has covered US politics and foreign affairs in the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East, particularly Iran. He is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School in New York. Follow him on Twitter: @tedregencia.

Philippines

'Free to kill': Duterte tells newly appointed police chief

Espenido was previously involved in high-profile drug operations that left 2 town mayors dead.

'Free to kill': Duterte tells newly appointed police chief

Asia Pacific

Haze blankets Kuala Lumpur, Singapore as fires rage in Indonesia

Transboundary haze from Indonesia's Sumatra island cited for rising pollution index in next-door Malaysia and Singapore.

Haze blankets Kuala Lumpur, Singapore as fires rage in Indonesia

Asia Pacific

Deaths reported as Philippine ferry catches fire at sea

At least three confirmed dead, 183 rescued after vessel caught fire at sea as it was approaching Mindanao island.

Deaths reported as Philippine ferry catches fire at sea

Rodrigo Duterte

'A failure': Marawi verdict on Duterte ahead of annual address

Philippines president to deliver State of the Nation address on Monday, and security in south is likely to be an issue.

'A failure': Marawi verdict on Duterte ahead of annual address

Middle East

Sanctions, threats and oil: How close is Iran deal to collapsing?

Tehran calls for lifting of punishing US sanctions in exchange for talks but also dangles threat of more enrichment.

Sanctions, threats and oil: How close is Iran deal to collapsing?

Asia Pacific

Philippine authorities contradict own death toll in drugs war

New toll of 5,526 is much lower than the 6,600 police previously said had been killed in Duterte's three-year campaign.

Philippine authorities contradict own death toll in drugs war

South China Sea

Duterte finds a friend in China but critics cry treason

Three years after The Hague ruling in favour of Manila, Duterte faces impeachment threat over fishing deal with China.

Duterte finds a friend in China but critics cry treason

Philippines

UN approves resolution to probe Duterte's 'war on drugs'

Human rights council approves resolution seeking comprehensive report on situation in the Philippines within a year.

UN approves resolution to probe Duterte's 'war on drugs'

Asia Pacific

Radio journalist killed in the Philippine island of Mindanao

Police say Dizon was driving home after hosting an evening news programme when two gunmen carried out the attack.

Radio journalist killed in the Philippine island of Mindanao

Philippines

Amnesty to UN: Probe Duterte's 'crimes against humanity'

Rights group blasts Philippine police abuses as former top enforcer defends recent deadly raid saying 's*** happens'.

Amnesty to UN: Probe Duterte's 'crimes against humanity'

Iran

Iran plays diplomatic hardball ahead of enrichment deadline

Tehran set to increase the level of uranium enrichment in a risky bid to force Europe's hand to buy its oil.

Iran plays diplomatic hardball ahead of enrichment deadline

Philippines

Duterte attempting to 'silence political opponents': Report

Southeast Asian parliamentary group calls out Philippine leader's 'unprecedented crackdown' on opposition politicians.

Duterte attempting to 'silence political opponents': Report