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The Philippines’ New Year Airport Meltdown
January 06, 2023

The Philippines’ New Year Airport Meltdown

By Mong Palatino
The start of 2023 should have been triumphant for President Marcos. Instead, domestic and international attention was monopolized by the chaos unfolding at the country's airports.

Philippine Communist Party Founder Dies in Exile at 83
December 19, 2022

Philippine Communist Party Founder Dies in Exile at 83

By Associated Press
Jose Maria Sison had lived in self-exile in The Netherlands since his release from prison in 1986.
The ‘Chaos and Confusion’ Inside the Marcos Government
November 30, 2022

The ‘Chaos and Confusion’ Inside the Marcos Government

By Mong Palatino
The recent expulsion by the president's party of Executive Secretary Vic Rodriguez has highlighted the shambolic state of affairs within the administration.

Why Is Philippine President Marcos Not Appointing a Health Secretary?
November 02, 2022

Why Is Philippine President Marcos Not Appointing a Health Secretary?

By Mong Palatino
So far, the reasons that the new leader has offered have been vague and at times incoherent.

The First 100 Days of Philippine Vice President Sara Duterte
October 17, 2022

The First 100 Days of Philippine Vice President Sara Duterte

By Mong Palatino
Is the daughter of the former president gearing up for her own presidential run in 2028?

Marking Philippine President Marcos Jr’s First 100 Days
October 08, 2022

Marking Philippine President Marcos Jr’s First 100 Days

By Michael Beltran
The party boy president laid out lofty goals when he came into office, but has he delivered?

Philippine Radio Commentator and Marcos Critic Shot Dead
October 05, 2022

Philippine Radio Commentator and Marcos Critic Shot Dead

By Sebastian Strangio
The killing of Percival Mabasa underscored the country's status as one of the world's most perilous for journalists.
Philippine Judges and Lawyers Push Back Against Red-Tagging
October 04, 2022

Philippine Judges and Lawyers Push Back Against Red-Tagging

By Mong Palatino
A judge who dismissed a government petition to designate the country's communist insurgency a terrorist group has in turn been accused of communist sympathies.

Ronald Mendoza on the First 100 Days of Marcos Jr
October 01, 2022

Ronald Mendoza on the First 100 Days of Marcos Jr

By Shannon Tiezzi
“The broad arc of history signals a continued search for balance of power and palpable development results in Philippine democracy.”

What Philippine President Marcos Said in New York
September 26, 2022

What Philippine President Marcos Said in New York

By Mong Palatino
The president's six-day working trip offered some glimpses into the priorities of his administration.

Court Denies Philippine Government Attempt to Declare Communist Party a ‘Terrorist’ Group
September 23, 2022

Court Denies Philippine Government Attempt to Declare Communist Party a ‘Terrorist’ Group

By Sebastian Strangio
The ruling by Judge Marlo Magdoza-Malagar stated that the New People's Army used violence as a means rather than an end.
Filipino Victims: Justice Elusive Decades After Martial Law
September 21, 2022

Filipino Victims: Justice Elusive Decades After Martial Law

By Jim Gomez
"I think the biggest lesson which we have always emphasized is that it's not enough that you overthrow a dictator."

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