Ted Regencia is an online journalist. He has covered US politics and foreign affairs in the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East, particularly Iran. He is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School in New York.
Ferdinand Marcos Jr became the first candidate in recent history to win an outright majority in a Philippines presidential election, paving the way for his family to return to power after more than three decades.
Experts warn fake news could upend the course of Philippine democracy with victory of former dictator Marcos' son.
As Ferdinand Marcos Junior emerges as the frontrunner in the upcoming election, the spectre of his father's iron-fisted rule becomes all too real.
More than 100,000 people are still living in evacuation centres following the Daesh siege of the Philippines’ city of Marawi, but as they await reconstruction, the president has announced a new military base to be completed this year.
There is growing anger in the Philippines after a Chinese vessel seemingly rammed a fishing boat in the South China Sea and left its crew to fend for themselves.
Amid suspicions of voting irregularities, Duterte’s candidates get a clean sweep in midterm elections.
Losing candidate claims 'structural, systemic and massive' fraud prevented him from winning, but experts doubt his claims have a leg to stand on.
Legal community and human rights activists demand justice after murder of fifth judge under Duterte’s watch.
Voting in the world’s largest Muslim country seen as referendum on incumbent, who faces a tougher challenge from 2014 political nemesis.
Challenger lags incumbent in most national surveys but analysts say his supporters are better organised and can mobilise block voting.
Incumbent president Joko Widodo calls on voters to be optimistic about economy even as GDP growth stays flat.
Election watchdogs warn against ‘anti-democratic’ forces hijacking technology to subvert people’s will in April 17 polls
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