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.

Coronavirus outbreak

Diamond Princess crew 'desperate for help' as virus tightens grip

Coronavirus has now infected at least 219 people, including 15 crew members, and at least one quarantine officer.

Diamond Princess crew 'desperate for help' as virus tightens grip

Media

'Chilling': Duterte tries to shut Philippines biggest broadcaster

ABS-CBN, owned by one of the Philippines richest families, has been target of Duterte disdain since 2016 election.

'Chilling': Duterte tries to shut Philippines biggest broadcaster

Coronavirus outbreak

Is the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak threatening Xi's hold on power?

Analysts debate whether China's leader will emerge from crisis unscathed, or face political and social instability.

Is the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak threatening Xi's hold on power?

Philippines

Prayers, fury after Philippines reports first coronavirus death

Filipinos offer special prayers and turn on government as they discover the country had not one, but two cases of virus.

Prayers, fury after Philippines reports first coronavirus death

Coronavirus outbreak

Could China's coronavirus outbreak become a global epidemic?

WHO chief 'confident' of Beijing's response as Singapore expert says number of cases abroad better gauge of contagion.

Could China's coronavirus outbreak become a global epidemic?

Asia Pacific

Asian workers caught in a bind as Middle East tensions soar

Filipinos in Iraq question Duterte's evacuation plan while Indonesians in Mecca say they have not heard from Jakarta.

Asian workers caught in a bind as Middle East tensions soar

Malaysia

Malaysia FM: China's 'nine-dash line' claim 'ridiculous'

Foreign Minister Saifuddin says Malaysia's decision to take South China Sea claim to UN is its 'sovereign right'.

Malaysia FM: China's 'nine-dash line' claim 'ridiculous'

Uighur

Muslims urged to boycott Chinese products over Uighur 'abuses'

At summit in Malaysia, influential preacher says leaders from Muslim world should exert more pressure on Beijing.

Muslims urged to boycott Chinese products over Uighur 'abuses'

Malaysia

Mahathir Mohamad: Muslim world 'in a state of crisis'

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan were notably absent from meeting of Islamic nations at the Kuala Lumpur Summit.

Mahathir Mohamad: Muslim world 'in a state of crisis'

Malaysia

Malaysia's Najib takes witness stand in 1MDB-linked graft case

Former prime minister relaxed and confident as he faces multiple corruption charges over failed fund.

Malaysia's Najib takes witness stand in 1MDB-linked graft case

Uighur

Communist loyalty no shield for Uighurs from Chinese detention

Relatives of detained Muslim minorities urge international pressure on Beijing to release people being held in camps.

Communist loyalty no shield for Uighurs from Chinese detention

Philippines

Delay in return 'boosts ISIL recruitment' in Philippines' Marawi

More than 100,000 people, half the southern city's population, still unable to return two years after siege ended.

Delay in return 'boosts ISIL recruitment' in Philippines' Marawi