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Thousands march against Duterte’s war on drugs, ‘violence culture’

By   /  February 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Cardinal Luis Tagle, Catholic, Catholic Bishops Conference, Catholic Church, Civil Society, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Religion, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Walk for Life  /  Comments Off on Thousands march against Duterte’s war on drugs, ‘violence culture’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Thousands of Catholics “Walk for Life” in Manila to protest against the drug-related killings under President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Video: Papua New Guinea’s EMTV Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the Philippine capital in a “show of force” today to protest against the extrajudicial killings in […]

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UST journalism teams up with Asia Pacific Report coverage on Philippines

By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Education, Evening Report, Featured, journalism, Media, media education, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Research collaboration, Tertiary  /  Comments Off on UST journalism teams up with Asia Pacific Report coverage on Philippines

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz UST Journalism programme coordinator Assistant Professor Jeremaiah Opiniano speaking on innovative education changes for journalists in the Philippines. Image: Genelaine Urbano/TW The oldest journalism school in the Philippines, at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, has joined the Pacific Media Centre’s Asia Pacific Report current affairs project […]

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Philippines mining industry faces huge ‘green economy’ crackdown

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Environment, Environmental audit, Evening Report, Featured, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, Mining audit, Mining industry, New Zealand, Nickel mining, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Philippines mining industry faces huge ‘green economy’ crackdown

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Jeremaiah M. Opiniano in Manila The Philippines is among the world’s top sources of metallic deposits like nickel. But in this Southeast Asian mining haven, love may have been lost between the Philippine government and the mining industry. The country’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) […]

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Philippines press freedom still under pressure with journalist killings

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Impunity, International Press Institute, IPI, Journalist killings, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Philippines press freedom still under pressure with journalist killings

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Florence Peschke Seven months into the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, press freedom remains under pressure in the Philippines. The country has been one of the most dangerous for journalists in recent years – the International Press Institute (IPI) has recorded the deaths of 128 journalists in […]

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Canada blacklists tag Philippines with third highest number of ‘terrorists’

By   /  February 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Abu Sayyaf, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Iraq, Jose Maria Sison, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, National Democratic Front, Pacific Media Centre, peace, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Rajah Solaiman Movement, Reports, Saudi Arabia, Surveillance, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on Canada blacklists tag Philippines with third highest number of ‘terrorists’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Wanted terrorists … This undated poster released jointly by the Philippine military and the US Embassy in Manila shows terrorist leaders wanted by authorities for alleged murders, extortion and kidnappings with corresponding rewards for their capture. Image: Inquirer News By Roy Abrhamn Narra and Carlo Casingcasing in Manila […]

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Catholic Church blasts Duterte’s war on drugs as ‘reign of terror’

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Catholic, Catholic Church, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, poverty, Reign of terror, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Catholic Church blasts Duterte’s war on drugs as ‘reign of terror’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A protest in Manila over the killings in the so-called “war on drug”. Image: Bullit Marquez/Sputnik The Philippines’ Catholic Church has blasted President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” for creating a “reign of terror”. In its most strongly worded attack yet on the crackdown on drug pushers and […]

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‘Dump Trump,’ say Philippine women protesters

By   /  January 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Donald Trump, Evening Report, Gabriela, Global, Migrants, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, racism, Reports, Sexism, Women's Rights, Xenophobia  /  Comments Off on ‘Dump Trump,’ say Philippine women protesters

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Philippine protesters at an anti-Trump rally in Manila at the weekend. Image: Eagle News Philippines Hundreds of Filipinos protested outside the United States embassy in the Philippines capital of Manila at the weekend to denounce Donald Trump as incoming president, accusing him of sexism, racism and xenophobia. Chanting […]

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‘No one can stop me’, says Duterte on possible martial law in Philippines

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Courts, drugs, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Fernando Marcos, habeas corpus, Human Rights, Martial Law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Supreme Court, War against drugs  /  Comments Off on ‘No one can stop me’, says Duterte on possible martial law in Philippines

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alingogan reports from Manila on a game-changing president marking six months in office. Video: AJ YouTube Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would consider declaring martial law if the drug problem deteriorates, adding “no one can stop” him from making such a decision. President […]

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WJEC16: Student shootings in PNG, j-schools, corruption and climate change

By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Corruption, Evening Report, Human Rights, journalism, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reports, Samoa, Student journalism, Vanuatu, WJEC16  /  Comments Off on WJEC16: Student shootings in PNG, j-schools, corruption and climate change

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Heavily armed Papua New Guinea police in camouflage fatigues confront students before opening fire on them on 8 June 2016. Image: PMC video The shootings of university students in Papua New Guinea in June, journalism education in the Pacific, climate change challenges in the Asia-Pacific region and corruption […]

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Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his head’

By   /  December 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Funerals, Human Rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Murder, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Security, vigilante, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his head’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his head’ | Asia Pacific Report Home Asia Report Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his… MOST POPULAR EDITOR’S PICKS MOST COMMENTS – Partner Groups – GLOBAL REPORTAGE

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Philippines move to restore death penalty bill wins House support

By   /  December 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Death penalty, Death squads, Evening Report, Executions, Human Rights, Justice, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, vigilante  /  Comments Off on Philippines move to restore death penalty bill wins House support

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Rappler’s Evening wRap on President Duterte and the death penalty. By Mara Cepeda in Manila A proposed measure seeking to reimpose the death penalty in the Philippines has decisively passed the House committee level. Voting 12-6-1, the panel approved the committee report on House Bill Number 1, which […]

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Duterte threatens to kill rights activists if drug problem worsens

By   /  December 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, drugs, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, narcotics, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, vigilante, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Duterte threatens to kill rights activists if drug problem worsens

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz President Duterte says his accusers should be blamed if “war on drugs” fails. Image: Philippine Daily Inquirer By Marlon Ramos in Manila Human rights advocates, beware. You might just be next in “The Punisher’s” crosshairs. President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to kill human rights activists critical of his […]

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Obituary: John Miller, a passionate advocate for Philippines justice

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  24/7 News, advocacy, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, dictatorship, Evening Report, Featured, Fernando Marcos, Human Rights, Martial Law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Obituary, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, peaceful protest, Philippines, PMC Reportage, protest, PSNA, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on Obituary: John Miller, a passionate advocate for Philippines justice

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz OBITUARY: By Murray Horton John Miller (1929-2016) died in Christchurch in November, aged 87. John and Leonida (Leony) have been members of the Philippines Solidarity Network of Aotearoa (PSNA) since 1994 (PSNA hasn’t published a newsletter since 2009, so we count anyone who was a member in 2009 […]

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Duterte’s message to NZ: ‘How I wish I could have settled here’

By   /  November 24, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Diplomacy, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Human rights violations, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on Duterte’s message to NZ: ‘How I wish I could have settled here’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte meets admirers in spite of his widely condemned human rights record at the Langham hotel in Auckland. Image: Greg Bowker/New Zealand Herald Exclusive interview by Corazon Miller of The New Zealand Herald The controversial president of the Philippines, known as “The Punisher” says he […]

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NZ should have barred ‘tough guy’ Duterte visit, says Human Rights Foundation

By   /  November 24, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Diplomacy, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Murray McCully, New Zealand, Newstalk ZB, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on NZ should have barred ‘tough guy’ Duterte visit, says Human Rights Foundation

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz President Rodrigo Duterte … “engaging character” but extrajudicial killings off the agenda. Image: ANU/AsiaPacifiic The chairman of the Human Rights Foundation says New Zealand has standards for granting visas, and he does not think the president of the Philippines would meet them, reports Newztalk ZB. President Rodrigo Duterte […]

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