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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...

BACKGROUNDER: By Jerome P. Villanueva in Manila Uncertainty surrounds the effectiveness of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s ban on smoking. In an executive order titled E026, Duterte...

By JV Arcena of InterAksyon in Manila Saying the Philippines needs to wage the long, hard fight against terrorism but cannot do it at the...

By Roy Abrahmn Narra in Manila Drug dealers and users at a private university in the Philippines capital of Manila are confident they will survive...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" has sparked further controversy in New Zealand at a public seminar delivered by...

Philippines Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella announcing President Duterte has declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao. Video: Rappler Pacific Media Centre News Desk The...

An honorary doctorate degree for President Rodrigo Duterte? Not if students at the internationally renowned University of the Philippines can help it. Several students and...

President Rodrigo Duterte still has a chance to salvage national honour by proceeding with his original plan to raise the Philippine flag on Pag-asa...

"Like the anti-Marcos resistance four decades back, the only certainty members of the anti-fascist front can count on is that they’re doing the right...