Posts Tagged: Philippines
He might be the devil incarnate, but Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte is beginning the process of ending over 120 years of colonial subjugation.
Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping are loving their bromance. But the relationship doesn't have a lot of popular support.
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of its establishment, the International Criminal Court needs to up its game.
Shinzo Abe's on a road trip to define Japan's new identity in an era of Trump and Duterte.
The Philippines won a huge legal victory against China on a long-running territorial dispute. But Manila's alliance with Washington may make it all for nothing.
Tensions are ratcheting up between China and the United States over maritime boundaries in Asia.
A hapless elite, an angry electorate, and a brash front-runner with little regard for democratic norms: The latest Philippine election sounds a lot like America's.
Japan and South Korea have reached an agreement on the "comfort women" issue that has made a lot of people uncomfortable.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage will bolster the work of human rights activists around the world. But it will also pose some challenges.
The murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines reveals both the transphobia of the U.S. Marine Corps and the dangers of U.S. military presence in the region.