Many have come out in full force for Leni Robredo, the country’s vice president, who faces long odds against Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
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Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has spent decades defending his family’s name against accusations of greed and corruption and downplaying the legacy of his father’s brutal rule.
Some competitors have been able to make it to the Olympics in part because of a change in qualifying criteria aimed at producing a more diverse field — a change that has garnered scrutiny.
For Biak Tling and his family, who have left Myanmar entirely, it is a life in limbo as they struggle to adapt to a new environment, surrounded by numerous uncertainties about the future.
Workers have fled their factories, managers are struggling to get them back and economists are forecasting that a full recovery in output will not come until next year.
In trying to eliminate her as a political force, the junta’s case against Suu Kyi has only elevated her in the eyes of many of her countrymen.
Many considered Singapore to be a COVID-19 success story in Southeast Asia — but instead of opening up, it's doing the opposite.
Overall, most Asians trusted their governments to do the right thing and put the needs of the community over individual freedoms.
Several Southeast Asian nations are raising doubts about the efficacy of China’s vaccines. The Biden administration has recently offered to provide shots, “no strings attached.”
Delays in getting the Chinese vaccines and the fact that the vaccines are less effective mean some countries may take longer to vanquish the virus.