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Duterte’s Security Detail Received a ‘Gift’ of Unauthorized Chinese Vaccines
January 08, 2021

Duterte’s Security Detail Received a ‘Gift’ of Unauthorized Chinese Vaccines

By Nick Aspinwall
The Philippine president has ordered his security unit not to cooperate with those probing their use of an unapproved China-made vaccine.

Manila Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, but Leaves Many Filipinos Out
November 26, 2020

Manila Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, but Leaves Many Filipinos Out

By Nick Aspinwall
The Philippines aims vaccinate 60 to 70 million people over the next few years, falling short of an earlier promise made by President Duterte.
How a Digital Economy Can Save The Philippines from Recession
November 26, 2020

How a Digital Economy Can Save The Philippines from Recession

By Pierrepont Johnson
An improved digital economy would aid social distancing measures and help promote the country’s long-term economic growth.

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 Scrambles to Open Schools Despite Calls for Postponement
October 02, 2020

Philippines Scrambles to Open Schools Despite Calls for Postponement

By Nick Aspinwall
The education department is rushing to deliver learning modules that would allow students to take classes at home, but not everyone is convinced it’s safe.

The Riddle of COVID-19 and Democracy in Southeast Asia
September 22, 2020

The Riddle of COVID-19 and Democracy in Southeast Asia

By Sebastian Strangio
How much should we read into the fact that the region’s most robust democracies have fared the worst from the coronavirus? Probably not a lot.
In Southeast Asia, COVID-19 Slowly Tightens Its Grip
September 18, 2020

In Southeast Asia, COVID-19 Slowly Tightens Its Grip

By Sebastian Strangio
After weathering the early stages of the pandemic, several Southeast Asian nations are in the midst of worrying spikes of COVID-19.

Filipino Health Workers Protest Overseas Work Restrictions
September 10, 2020

Filipino Health Workers Protest Overseas Work Restrictions

By Nick Aspinwall
A nurses’ group has called for the government to lift a deployment ban imposed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Philippines Lifts Deadline Amid Drastic Coronavirus Quarantine
March 19, 2020

Philippines Lifts Deadline Amid Drastic Coronavirus Quarantine

By Associated Press
The Philippines lifted a deadline for thousands of foreign travelers to leave the northern third of the country, including the capital, on Wednesday.

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