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Amal Clooney decries 'legal charade' after journalist Maria Ressa charged again with libel
High-profile barrister says 10th arrest warrant for Duterte critic showed the Philippines was trying to silence Ressa

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

19, Jan, 2021 @7:07 AM

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Philippines and Indonesia back Chinese Covid jab despite efficacy doubts
Indonesian president receives his first dose of Sinovac vaccine live on TV as rollout begins

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

14, Jan, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Philippines: mother and son murder by police officer ignites calls for change
Incident intensifies criticism of President Duterte, accused of allowing police to act with impunity

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

22, Dec, 2020 @8:20 AM

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Overseas review – maids in training make haunting viewing
Sung-a Yoon’s stylised documentary of Filipina women training to work overseas is a powerful study of loneliness

Peter Bradshaw

24, Nov, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Philippine tradition of 'long Christmas' survives Covid and typhoons
Festive season usually last four months but this year as well as the pandemic there have been three strong storms

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Carmela Fonbuena in Manila

18, Nov, 2020 @1:49 AM

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China and 14 Asia-Pacific countries agree historic free trade deal
Signing of RCEP unites nations totalling 2.2 billion people and covers 28% of global trade

Jasper Jolly and agencies

15, Nov, 2020 @8:57 PM

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China bans non-Chinese arrivals from UK as England enters lockdown
People from Belgium and Philippines are also barred in ‘temporary measure taken in response to the pandemic’

Lily Kuo in Taipei

05, Nov, 2020 @6:19 AM

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'We have a right to be at the table': four pioneering female peacekeepers
Twenty years after a landmark UN resolution, leading figures share insight on women’s vital role in mediating conflict

Carmela Fonbuena in Manila, Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá, Liz Ford and Kate Hodal

29, Oct, 2020 @10:30 AM

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Rightwing populists place their bets on four more years of Trump
Leaders from Viktor Orbán to Jair Bolsonaro are wary of a return to geopolitics as usual

Shaun Walker and Tom Phillips

18, Oct, 2020 @3:55 PM

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Les nouveaux Misérables: the lives of Filipina workers in the playground of the rich
Thomas Morel-Fort went undercover to capture the lives of undocumented workers toiling inside the Paris and Côte d’Azur homes of the wealthy

Kate Hodal

12, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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UN accused over failure to investigate 'war on drugs' killings in the Philippines
Human rights groups calling for a probe into president Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-narcotics crackdown say abuses continue

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

08, Oct, 2020 @10:45 AM

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Young people resume global climate strikes calling for urgent action
Greta Thunberg leads protests as Covid rules restrict numbers compared with last year

Fiona Harvey

25, Sep, 2020 @1:01 PM

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