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Journalist Maria Ressa: ‘President Duterte is bullying media organizations’

In an interview with DW, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa said that President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration is targeting both her and Rappler news for criticizing the government and exposing the war on drugs.

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13.11.2018 | 12:25

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Rebooting Mindsets to Get More Girls in STEM

© Audrey Pe

Audrey Pe was 13 years old when she found herself smitten by series of letters such as HTML, CSS and other coding terms she learned about in class.  

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03.10.2018 | 12:51

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Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly drug war — A Filipino mother’s rage

Clarita Alia has lost four of her sons to extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. She says many more mothers like her will have to bury their sons as long as Duterte is president.

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24.08.2018 | 8:52

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Sailing for the sake of Mother Earth

Captain Hettie Geenen in action on board the Rainbow Warrior. – @Greenpeace

“The longer I am sailing around the world, from Greenland to Brazil, from the Marshall Islands to India, the more I see what we do with Mother Earth, and the more I feel the need to keep on working for Greenpeace, for the environment.” – Captain Hettie Geenen.

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26.06.2018 | 13:11

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Being an Asian-American woman in sports media

My dad was downstairs watching the news, and I was upstairs pacing back and forth, dreading the very request I was about to ask: “Pa, can I try out for the high school basketball team?”

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08.03.2017 | 16:46

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Asia-Pacific women ‘under-represented’ in leadership roles

Copyright: Fotolia/Creativa

Copyright: Fotolia/Creativa

Despite being better educated, women in the region face a host of key issues such as employment discrimination, gender pay gap and a deeply entrenched cultural bias against working women, says MasterCard’s Georgette Tan.

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04.03.2015 | 9:23

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Two sisters escape extremists with their cat

0,,16990287_101,00Two Algerian-born Filipino sisters kidnapped by Muslim extremists eight months ago escaped from their captors in the jungles of the southern Philippines with a cat that had given them company during their ordeal.

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22.02.2014 | 11:36

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