Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr
State of the nation of Philippines: People give Marcos Jr’s administration a failing grade

As the president of Philippines Ferdinand Marcos Jr delivers his State of the Nation Address, we spoke to leaders of the Health Alliance for Democracy (HEAD) on how the people of the country have assessed the first year of the Marcos’ administration.

US military influence in Philippines Filipino movements protest Marcos Jr’s decision to further open up to US military

The decision to allow US to access more Philippine military bases under the controversial EDCA deal has been criticized by progressive groups and activists

Kamala Harris vist Philippines “Harris Imperialist!”: Filipino movements criticize US Vice President’s visit 

The three-day visit to the archipelago included an unprecedented visit to Palawan, an island close to the South China Sea dispute, and promises of military aid to the Marcos administration

Daily Round-up | Filipino lawmakers demand probe on Marcos-era whitewashing and more stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a bid to whitewash the Marcos dictatorship, the legalization of same-sex marriages in a Mexican state, US rail workers rejecting a deal, and a report on the number of migrant deaths in Europe

Filipinos in the US protest far-right President Marcos at his UN-debut

US-based Filipino organizations confront the dictatorial leadership of the Philippines, as President Marcos Jr. encourages US investors to exploit his nation

Daily Round-up | Thousands of teachers stage strike in Australia over low wages & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories from the teachers’ strike in Australia, the war in Syria, the conflict over the Malvinas Islands, and the inauguration of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as president of the Philippines

Philippines red tagging Filipino movements fear greater repression as ruling class debates red-tagging

Despite critical statements by officials in the current and incoming presidencies on red-tagging, land defenders and activists have raised concerns about the possibility of greater state repression in the coming days

What does the Marcos-Duterte government mean for access to health in the Philippines?

The election of Bongbong Marcos and Sara Duterte is cause for concern for health justice activists in the Philippines as they expect increased persecution and insufficient budget for health

Philippines elections Marcos family returns to power in the Philippines

Bongbong Marcos and running mate Sara Duterte were elected in the Philippines with a landslide amid allegations of electoral fraud and violence

Outrage in the Philippines as ex-dictator’s son wins crucial election and other stories

Today we look at the initial results of the presidential elections in the Philippines, another brutal prison massacre in Ecuador, and more

Explained: What these elections mean for democracy in the Philippines

The landmark election in the Philippines on May 9 will be crucial for the country. We look at the key candidates, their platforms, and the implication of the election on democracy in the country

Assange US extradition case goes to UK Home Secretary, appeals remain and other stories

Today we look at the formal extradition order issued against Julian Assange, police repression of protests amid the crisis in Sri Lanka, and more