Fighting Mr Fake

Trump has a precursor – and maybe even a mentor – when it comes to waging war on media he does not like. Iris Gonzales reports from the Philippines.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018
Photo: courtesy of Gina Lopez

Making Waves: Gina Lopez

The Philippines’ maverick environmentalist fighting the powerful mining industry, speaks with Veronique Mistiaen.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Photo: Iris Gonzales

Homeless voices from around the world

Civil war, mental illness, poverty, gang violence: housing insecurity has many roots.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017
Fond hopes that die: Angelo Lafuente’s mother visits his grave. His body, riddled with bullets and covered in torture marks, was found by a filthy river that feeds into the Manila bay. She blames the police for his death.Photo: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

Mr Tough

The violence of the Duterte regime in the Philippines and the devotion of his fans, as witnessed by Iris C Gonzales.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017
Relatives mourn a person killed by Manila police for alleged drug involvement.Photo: Jes Aznar

Duterte's bloody war continues apace

Iris Gonzales reflects on the Philippine president's controversial war on drugs.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017
Photo: REUTERS/Alamy Stock Photo

Worldbeaters: Rodrigo Duterte

The president of the Philippines he may be, but his reputation is as a Dirty Harry of vigilante politics.

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NI 496 - World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories - October, 2016
Presidential candidate Rodrigo 'Digong' Duterte talks to the media before casting his vote at a polling precinct for national elections at Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Davao city in southern Philippines, 9 May 2016.Photo: Reuters/Erik De Castro

Philippines’ Duterte threatens assassination of journalists

Human rights and journalism organizations have responded but the incoming president is dismissive of their concerns, reports Iris C. Gonzales.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Presidential candidate Rodrigo 'Digong' Duterte talks to the media before casting his vote at a polling precinct for national elections at Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Davao city in southern Philippines, 9 May 2016.Photo: Reuters/Erik De Castro

Duterte victory foreshadows a bloody presidency

The candidate won a landslide victory with at least 15 million votes, Iris C. Gonzales reports.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Photo: Jes Aznar

Southern Exposure: Jes Aznar

Poverty and war have hit Filipinos hard, as Jes Aznar shows through his photography.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Philippines at risk of 'AIDS epidemic'

Philippines at risk of 'AIDS epidemic'

UN warning must be heeded, writes Iris Gonzales.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
Filipino climate and environmental activists helped mobilize thousands during the global people’s climate march during the weekend before the opening of COP21.Photo by Loi Manalansan/Kalikasan

At COP21, the people and future generations will be failed once again

The Paris Agreement shows how powerful nations have imposed their will at the climate negotiations, writes Clemente Bautista.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015

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A better media is possible June, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Homelessness June, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
African village January, 2017
World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories October, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Feminism fights back July, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
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