Tag: Isabella Chon

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

Signs from Hong Kong's Occupy Central Movement in 2014 call for genuine universal suffrage. https://flic.kr/p/qZu6Lp

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

Duterte's new executive order and implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law currently faces backlash from the Philippine Catholic Church. https://goo.gl/kjj6MA

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…