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

Duterte's Congress allies back order to shut Philippines' ABS-CBN

Shutdown deprives millions of Filipinos access to information while thousands of employees are expected to lose jobs.

Duterte's Congress allies back order to shut Philippines' ABS-CBN

Coronavirus pandemic

Italy bans entry from 13 countries over coronavirus fears: Live

Countries including Bangladesh, Brazil and Chile present an excessive rate of COVID-19 infections, health ministry says.

Italy bans entry from 13 countries over coronavirus fears: Live

Coronavirus pandemic

Iran reports new record one-day coronavirus death toll - Live

Iranian health authorities announce 163 new deaths due to the COVID-19 as the number of fatalities rises to 11,571.

Iran reports new record one-day coronavirus death toll - Live

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte presidency unravels as coronavirus ravages Philippines

Analysts say the pandemic has exposed the president's 'militarist' approach and lack of a serious policy agenda.

Duterte presidency unravels as coronavirus ravages Philippines

Coronavirus pandemic

Global coronavirus death toll exceeds half a million: Live

Grim milestone passed as worldwide COVID-19 infections top 10 million.

Global coronavirus death toll exceeds half a million: Live

Coronavirus pandemic

Lack of leadership 'greatest threat' in coronavirus fight: Live

WHO warns pandemic accelerating as it reports record daily global case rise while outbreak surges in Brazil, India.

Lack of leadership 'greatest threat' in coronavirus fight: Live

Coronavirus pandemic

Live: WHO reports largest 24-hour increase in coronavirus cases

The UN health agency recorded 183,000 new cases, with Brazil and the US reporting the most new infections.

Live: WHO reports largest 24-hour increase in coronavirus cases

Coronavirus pandemic

LIVE: Global coronavirus death toll exceeds 450,000

Over 8.4 million have been confirmed to have coronavirus around the world and more than 4.1 million have recovered.

LIVE: Global coronavirus death toll exceeds 450,000

Press Freedom

Maria Ressa found guilty in blow to Philippines' press freedom

Ressa, who runs Rappler, sentenced to at least six months in jail for 'cyber libel', will appeal controversial ruling.

Maria Ressa found guilty in blow to Philippines' press freedom

Press Freedom

'Embrace your fear': Philippines' Maria Ressa faces libel verdict

Rappler CEO has been targeted by Duterte's administration for the news website's coverage of the deadly 'war on drugs'.

'Embrace your fear': Philippines' Maria Ressa faces libel verdict

Coronavirus pandemic

France declares 'first victory' against coronavirus: Live updates

All of mainland France to go into a 'green zone' lower state of alert, allowing cafes and restaurants to fully reopen.

France declares 'first victory' against coronavirus: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

Moderna to test coronavirus vaccine on 30,000 people: Live

First experimental vaccine in the US on track to begin a huge study next month to prove if it can fend off the virus.

Moderna to test coronavirus vaccine on 30,000 people: Live