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In this World Press Freedom Day video, Filipino journalists Ed Lingao, Jason Gutierrez, Inday Espina-Varona, Ezra Acayan, and JC Gotinga speak about facing threats...

By Jean Bell in Auckland Detained Australian missionary Sister Patricia "Pat" Fox's "release" by the Philippines Bureau of Immigration has been greeted with relief by...

By Jean Bell in Auckland with additional reporting by Rahul Bhattarai Volunteer teachers are being maliciously labelled as "terrorists" by the Philippine government while paramilitary...

BRIEFING: Special report by Jodesz Gavilan and Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Human rights activists say that the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is...

By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano claims the Philippines' withdrawal from the International Criminal Court is "a principled...

ANALYSIS: By Marites Dañguilan Vitug in Manila A year ago, the White House barred some members of the press from attending an informal briefing, a...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Kodao Productions, a Philippine alternative news website, is still down after being the target of a cyber-attack six days ago and...

By Christine O. Avendaño in Manila News website Rappler has found millions of false social media accounts spreading fake news linked originally to the 2016...

On The Listening Post this week: Rappler battles with authorities plus climate sceptics and the media platforms they get. Video: Al Jazeera As Rappler, a...

Rappler’s CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa says that the Philippine government spends a lot of effort to turn journalism into a crime which...

By Lian Buan in Manila Philippine Solicitor-General Jose Calida says nothing - not the Supreme Court (SC) and not even the Constitution - can stop...

By Jee Y. Geronimo in Manila After the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) decision to revoke Rappler's licence to operate in a blow to press...

By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte says he will consider nationwide martial law if the New People's Army steps up attacks. When asked if...

By Mara Cepeda in Manila On the eve of Human Rights Day, Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo called on Filipinos to stand up against all forms...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Being a journalist in the Philippines has become a lot tougher, riskier and traumatic in the face of  President Rodrigo...

ANALYSIS: By Malou Mangahas in Manila Eight years ago on 23 November 2009, 32 journalists were among the 58 who were killed in what is...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The five-month battle against terrorists in the southern Marawi City on Mindanao has ended, Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced today. "After...

By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila United Nations Rapporteur Agnes Callamard has slammed the P1000 (NZ$26) budget that the House of Representatives voted to...

Al Jazeera's Listening Post programme on the Philippine "war on drugs". ANALYSIS: Presented by Richard Gizbert The most violent week yet in President Rodrigo Duterte's Philippines...

Children as young as five have become the latest victims in what's believed to be the bloodiest week in the Philippines since President Rodrigo...

Summary execution-style killings between 1982 and 1985, known locally as penembakan misterius (mysterious shootings), or Petrus, were infamous as a means of bringing down...

By Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered law enforcers to shoot drug traffickers to deal with what he called a...