Podcast

Resisting Duterte's deadly war on drugs

Have church leaders and human rights groups in the Philippines had enough?

Resisting Duterte's deadly war on drugs

Opinion

The Philippines' Strongman Syndrome

Why are so many Filipinos embracing Rodrigo Duterte's authoritarian fantasies?

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Philippines

Anatomy of a police murder in the Philippines

The story of Kulot, one of the many teenagers suspected to have been killed as part of President Duterte's war on drugs.

The Philippines: when the police kill children

Migrants

Indonesians recognised after decades in the Philippines

Indonesians on Philippine island of Balut receive birth certificates for the first time, ending decades of legal limbo.

Indonesians recognised after decades in the Philippines

Asia Pacific

Duterte pulls Philippine police out of his 'war on drugs'

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has made a dramatic policy change in his battle against drug gangs.

Asia Pacific

Philippine government forces of war crimes

Amnesty International is accusing ISIL-linked Maute fighters and Philippine government forces of committing war crimes during the five-month battle for the city of Marawi.

Human Rights

'War crimes' in fight over Philippines' Marawi: Amnesty

State forces and ISIL-linked fighters have committed abuses that 'amount to war crimes', Amnesty International says.

Asia Pacific

Philippine government forces accused of war crimes

Amnesty International is accusing ISIL-linked Maute fighters and Philippine government forces of committing war crimes during the five-month battle for the city of Marawi.

Human Rights

ASEAN summit silence on Rohingya 'an absolute travesty'

Southeast Asian leader skirt the issues of the Rohingya plight and the Philippines' drug campaign in summit meetings.

ASEAN summit silence on Rohingya 'an absolute travesty'

South China Sea

China, ASEAN to start talks on disputed South China Sea

After years of diplomatic wrangling, 10-nation bloc to start work with Beijing on South China Sea 'code of conduct'.

ASEAN and China to start talks over disputed waters

Asia Pacific

ASEAN summit: Trump hails ‘great relationship’ with Duterte

US president lauds his relationship with the Philippines' leader, who stands accused of acting with impunity over a brutal war on drugs that has left thousands dead.

Opinion

Trump and Duterte: A budding bromance

After insulting the previous US president, Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte is quite happy to welcome his successor.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Asia Pacific

Regional leaders arriving for ASEAN 50 summit in Manila

Regional leaders are arriving in the Philippines for ASEAN 31st summit.

Donald Trump

'Say it like it is' presidents Duterte, Trump to meet

Philippine leader hosts US President Trump on Sunday in Manila in their much anticipated first face-to-face meeting.

'Say it like it is' presidents Duterte, Trump to meet