Tag: Isabella Chon

Hidden Truths behind the DR Congo’s Kasai Conflict

After a two-week disappearance in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), the remains of United Nations Humanitarian Experts Swede Zaida Catalán, American Michael Sharp, and their Congolese interpreter Betu Tshintela were discovered in a shallow grave on March 28…

Hong Kong 2017 Chief Executive Elections: A Dwindling Promise for Universal Suffrage?

Hong Kong’s chief executive elections, one of the city’s most anticipated political events, are scheduled to take place shortly on March 26 2017. Recently, several influential figures have been vying to secure nominations in order to formally qualify as candidates…

Duterte’s Fight for Reproductive Health Could Alter His Legacy

In an ongoing polemic against the Catholic Church, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recently issued an executive order to strengthen the implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law. The RPRH was a 14-year contentious battle before its hard-fought…