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Why Is Rodrigo Duterte Still Popular in the Philippines?
October 21, 2020

Why Is Rodrigo Duterte Still Popular in the Philippines?

By Mong Palatino
Despite allegations of corruption and his ineptitude in handling the COVID-19 crisis, the Philippine leader's popularity continues to climb.

Philippines Reports Slight Downturn in COVID-19 Cases
October 08, 2020

Philippines Reports Slight Downturn in COVID-19 Cases

By Nick Aspinwall
An independent research group says the country’s COVID-19 curve is flattening, but questions remain about trends outside of Metro Manila.
Philippines Announces New Coronavirus Measures, Alarming Rights Groups
July 17, 2020

Philippines Announces New Coronavirus Measures, Alarming Rights Groups

By Nick Aspinwall
The Philippines will send police door-to-door to usher COVID-19 patients with mild or no symptoms into government quarantine facilities.

Jeepney Drivers Face Charges Amid Heightened Protest Crackdown in the Philippines
June 12, 2020

Jeepney Drivers Face Charges Amid Heightened Protest Crackdown in the Philippines

By Nick Aspinwall
6 jeepney drivers were arrested last week and subsequently released on bail for protesting lost wages during the coronavirus lockdown.

Fighting COVID-19 in the Philippines: The Scalpel vs the Axe
May 14, 2020

Fighting COVID-19 in the Philippines: The Scalpel vs the Axe

By Ronald U. Mendoza
The COVID-19 crisis has revealed long-existing cracks in the Philippines’ systems and institutions.

Philippines Will Gradually Ease Lockdowns as Testing, Relief Payments Remain Stalled
May 13, 2020

Philippines Will Gradually Ease Lockdowns as Testing, Relief Payments Remain Stalled

By Nick Aspinwall
Manila will remain under lockdown, but nationwide restrictions will be modified in a byzantine three-tiered plan to ease restrictions in many areas and restart the Philippine economy.

Police Abuse, Prison Deaths Draw Concern as Philippines Tightens Lockdown Measures
April 30, 2020

Police Abuse, Prison Deaths Draw Concern as Philippines Tightens Lockdown Measures

By Nick Aspinwall
Rights groups and journalists have flagged physical abuse by police and unreported prison deaths as the Philippine government orders all quarantine violators to be arrested.
Philippines Extends Lockdown in Manila and Other High-Risk Areas to May 15
April 24, 2020

Philippines Extends Lockdown in Manila and Other High-Risk Areas to May 15

By Nick Aspinwall
Health experts have warned against lifting restrictions too early as Filipinos hope for a way out of quarantine measures that continue to take an economic toll.

The Philippines’ Coronavirus Lockdown Is Becoming a Crackdown
April 03, 2020

The Philippines’ Coronavirus Lockdown Is Becoming a Crackdown

By Nick Aspinwall
Curfew violators, poor and displaced residents, activists, and alleged “fake news” disseminators are facing arrest and persecution as they accuse authorities of failing to provide relief.

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