Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte made bringing peace to Mindanao a central issue on the campaign trail. Has he done enough to call himself a Moro people’s president?
President Rodrigo Duterte continues his assault on critics and political opponents. With the 2019 mid-term elections on the horizon, is he poised to assume even more power?
Despite making extensive concessions to Beijing, the Philippines has not received much in return. What looked like an appealing marriage, has become an abusive relationship.
ASEAN is approaching a defining moment. Will it allow regional human rights abuses to undermine its power as a supranational body, or will it abandon its policy of non-intervention?
Duterte has weaponized the Filipino social media environment. He now has Russian help in his attempt to drown out dissent.
President Rodrigo Duterte appealed to Congress to extend martial law. Is Duterte preparing for a state of perpetual martial law?
President Rodrigo Duterte has emerged as an unlikely supporter of same-sex marriage. However, his motives are purely political.
Duterte has made little progress in solving the main issues affecting the Philippines population. It is about time he acted on his pre-election discourse.
The Marawi conflict looks to be drawing to a close. The cost of rebuilding the area is enormous and will leave the Philippines vulnerable.
Duterte talks tough in public but tries to broker deals in the back rooms. Is he a warmonger or a peace monger?