Family baggage: Ferdinand Marcos Jr (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Asia Watch: Name recognition
As the days count down to the national...
Sara and Rodrigo Duterte (Official photo)
Asia Watch: The Southern question
As the Philippines heads towards elections in 2022,...
Key militants killed in southern Philippines (Source: Joint Task Force Sulu)
Asia Watch: Another kingpin down
Security forces in Southeast Asia retain an impressive...
Former Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels out on patrol
Asia Watch: Not Ready Yet
The creation of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in...

The suicide bombing of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel church in Jolo, Philippines, in January 2019 showed ISIS's reach into Asia
Asia Watch: ISIS sneaking back
  Amid the all-consuming distraction of the global...
The success of the joint Philippines-US counterterrorism mission is still an open question
Asia Watch: Glass half-full, half-empty
  The Philippines Armed Forces has been bolstered...
0a1 14
Asia Watch: Heavy hands
  Three years after Islamic State-aligned extremists triggered...
Mindanao: Still Asia’s hotspot for jihadists
Asia Watch: State of play
  A new decade has brought some familiar...
President Duterte surveys the “decommissioning” of former rebel fighters and their weapons
Asia Watch: Trigger Points
  Shortly before sunset on September 8 in...
“Indomalphi” joint patrols: Soon to move on land
Asia Watch: Tightening the net
  The risk posed by returning battled-hardened jihadists,...
Abu Dar: Key target likely killed
Asia Watch: New beginnings, familiar threats
  Despite the inauguration of a newly reformed...
A long awaited plebiscite in Mindanao
Asia Watch: A vote for peace
Although the result cannot be confirmed at time...