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Philippines drug war kills countless poor people, while the rich escape unscathed

Philippines drug war kills countless poor people, while the rich escape unscathed

Duterte’s war on drugs has become, like in every other nation where a drugs war is waged, an onslaught against the poor.

ASIS chief raises fist — and hackles — with Duterte

ASIS chief raises fist — and hackles — with Duterte

The head of Australia's foreign intelligence service has alarmed intelligence circles with an error of judgment in his meeting with strongman Rodrigo Duterte.

What is Islamic State doing in the Philippines?

What is Islamic State doing in the Philippines?

We are a month into the siege of the country’s biggest Muslim city, Marawi, by groups who have aligned themselves with the so-called Islamic State.

Isentia taking Meltwater to court … ABC journo’s miraculous escape … News Corp’s Beatles moment …

Isentia taking Meltwater to court … ABC journo’s miraculous escape … News Corp’s Beatles moment …

Isentia says Meltwater is taking its hard work and then passing it on to clients.

Psst, don’t look now, but Islamic fundamentalism is taking hold on our doorstep

Psst, don’t look now, but Islamic fundamentalism is taking hold on our doorstep

Australia's northern neighbours are in various states of turmoil, it seems. And this has many watchers of the Asia-Pacific spooked.

Keating says China financial interest claims ‘barking up the wrong tree’

Keating says China financial interest claims ‘barking up the wrong tree’

The former PM has criticised his party for effectively outsourcing decision-making to the navy.

State-approved vigilante ‘death squads’ in Philippines kill 1900 — and counting

State-approved vigilante ‘death squads’ in Philippines kill 1900 — and counting

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte came to office explicitly promising to ramp up the body count, writes Michael Bradley.

To hell with lost trade, Australia needs to stand up to China — and soon

To hell with lost trade, Australia needs to stand up to China — and soon

Australia should be showing courage and leadership on an issued that has triggered a regional arms race: the conflict in the South China Sea.

What is going on in the South China Sea?

What is going on in the South China Sea?

What is going on in the South China Sea? What is the nine-dash line? What does the Hague ruling mean? And will there be war?

Islamic State will create ‘at least one branch’ in south-east Asia this year

Islamic State will create ‘at least one branch’ in south-east Asia this year

A terrorism expert argues that it is “very likely” that IS will dispatch explosive experts, combat tacticians and other operatives to our northern neighbours this year.