Rodrigo Duterte
World  /  Published 15.09.22

Book bans raise censorship fears

Free speech advocates are concerned the new government of Ferdinand Marcos will continue cracking down on independent media in an attempt to whitewash the history of his father's brutal dictatorship...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 30.06.22

Rappler again told to shut down

The news website has angered President Rodrigo Duterte for investigating his drug war, and the government has filed seven criminal cases against co-founder Maria Ressa...
By Sui-Lee Wee

World  /  Published 08.05.22

Polls: Philippines on high alert

Presidential race is rematch between Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr. and Leni Robredo...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 23.11.21

Exile not an option for Nobel winner

Her news site, Rappler, had its licence suspended for various reasons, was motivated, supporters say, by her scrutiny of government policies...
By Reuters in Manila

World  /  Published 16.11.21

Duterte to run for Senate seat

The latest twist came as Monday’s deadline neared for political parties to finalise candidates in unpredictable but significant presidential and vice-presidential races...
By Reuters in Manila


World  /  Published 14.11.21

Sara Duterte joins race for Philippines’ No 2 job

The Southeast Asian nation of 110 million people holds elections in May 2022 for positions from president down to governors, mayors and local officials...
By Reuters in Manila

World  /  Published 10.11.21

Duterte daughter pulls out of mayor race

Sara Duterte-Carpio, who has been widely tipped to run to succeed her father, did not say why she was withdrawing from the mayor contest...
By Reuters in Manila

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.21

FB is programmed to stir up baser emotions

Facebook is programmed to stir up baser emotions...
By Sevanti Ninan

World  /  Published 12.10.21

Duterte congratulates Ressa

It was the first time the administration has publicly reacted to Ressa’s victory since she won the award on Friday...
By AP/PTI in Manila

World  /  Published 10.10.21

Under-pressure Rappler thrilled

It was the last day candidates could file to run in next year’s elections, and the journalists were watching to see who would try to replace Rodrigo Duterte...
By Sui-Lee Wee in New York


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