Andrea Chloe Wong
Andrea Chloe Wong has a PHD in Political Science at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. She formerly served as a Senior Foreign Affairs Research Specialist at the Foreign Service Institute of the Department of Foreign Affairs Philippines.
Marcos has turned the Philippines towards America – not without risks
An expanded US military presence will benefit efforts to stand up to China. But Filipinos are wary of the social cost.
ICC pushes probe on the Philippines’ drug war
President Marcos’ decision not to participate in an international investigation is a setback for human rights.
Bongbong Marcos closes in on the Philippines presidency
A significant polling lead for the late dictator’s son reveals a political resurrection and a fragile democracy.
Philippine elections and the politics behind it
Filipino voters go to the polls to choose who will govern them but not necessarily how they will be governed.
The Duterte double
The spectacle featuring Duterte and his daughter in the next Philippines presidential election comes as no surprise.
Duterte’s back-down on US forces in Philippines
After several threats to scrap the agreement giving US troops a legal basis in the country, challenges are lingering.
Philippines: Aquino’s death marks another democratic turning point
The passing of the former president – and scion of political heroes – could remind people of the power of their choice.
Philippines community pantries give help – and send a message
Filipinos are putting the Duterte administration on notice that its efforts to help during the pandemic fall short.
Vaccine nationalism: Rich nations must also care for the poor
Short-sighted hoarding ignores the world’s interconnected economy, and threatens to prolong the Covid crisis.