Philippines

Journal article

The Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, impunity and human rights
2 Nov 2018

Auckland University of Technology’s Pacific Media Centre marked its tenth anniversary with a wide-ranging public seminar discussing two of the region’s most critical media freedom crises. The ‘Journalism Under Duress in Asia-Pacific’ seminar in November 2017 examined media freedom and human rights in the Philippines...

Report

18 Jul 2018

More must be done to protect women, men and children from sexual and gender-based violence after disasters, say the authors of this report.

Journal article

12 Jul 2018

The world's population is increasingly urban with more than half the global population already living in cities. The urban population is particularly affected by increasing temperatures because of the urban heat island (UHI) effect. Increasing temperatures cause heat stress in people, even when not directly...

Report

20 Jun 2018

This report examines the manner in which Duterte has gone about securing his internal objectives and assesses the effectiveness of those various approaches. It also looks at how he has sought to promote the Philippines as a ‘strategic partner nation of the international community’ to...

Report

A framework for describing and measuring the wider impacts of urban climate action
27 Feb 2018

This report presents evidences that urban stakeholders need to guide and make the case for climate action.

Report

27 Nov 2017

Examines extremism in the Philippines by looking at seven suspects arrested in connection with the September 2016 bombing in Davao, and assess their patterns of recruitment and radicalisation, training, financing and coordination with other parts of the pro-ISIS coalition, especially with the Maute brothers who...

Audio interview

30 Aug 2017

The Duterte Government in the Philippines is driving a propaganda war on the back of the rising popularity of social media, especially Facebook, according to journalist, Maria Ressa

Discussion paper

30 Aug 2017

Based on a consultative workshop held in Canberra on 3 August 2017, this paper offers options for the Australian government to help reduce the threat posed by Islamic State aligned groups in the Philippines.

Report

18 Aug 2017

The paper explains Australia’s interests in the South China Sea, and examines the 2016 arbitral ruling alongside Australia’s, China’s and the Philippines’ responses.

Report

21 Jul 2017

The battle for Marawi in the southern Philippines is likely to have long-term repercussions for extremism in Southeast Asia.

Briefing paper

Insight Series Vol 4 - Maritime piracy and kidnapping in the Sulu-Celebes Sea
1 May 2017

This paper seeks to explore the significance of maritime piracy and kidnapping in the Philippines, the emergence and significance of the ASG within the tri-border area, the Philippines government response to maritime piracy and kidnapping and the future implications and opportunities for the broader Indo-Pacific...

Book

30 Nov 2016

Governments around the world invest considerable resources in enhancing the capabilities of their civil service administrations with the intention of improving the quality and e ectiveness of public administration. While most developed and many developing nations have established professional bureaucracies that are, in Weberian terms,...

Journal article

26 Aug 2016

Methods: Using a multiple case study approach, seventy-five staff, students, health sector representatives and community members, associated with four medical schools, participated in semi-structured interviews. Two schools were in Australia and two were in the Philippines. These schools were selected because they were aspiring...

Blog post

13 Jul 2016

Overnight, the arbitral tribunal convened under Part XV of the United Nations Law of the Sea Convention (UNCLOS) found that China’s claimed historic rights in the South China Sea, enshrined in its nine-dash line map, were extinguished when it signed the Convention.

China has...

Report

27 Jun 2016

Overview

In this Lowy Institute Analysis, Nonresident Fellow Dr Malcolm Cook argues that the incoming Duterte administration in the Philippines promises to be very different from the Aquino administration. In particular, security policy under Duterte will be more inward-looking and focused on the...

Journal article

11 Jan 2016

Method: Using a multiple case study approach this research explored how contextual issues have influenced social accountability at four medical schools; two in Australia and two in the Philippines. This paper reports on how research participants understood social accountability. Seventy-five participants were interviewed including staff,...

Report

15 Dec 2015

Overview

Although the prime focus of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been on establishing a state—a caliphate—in the Middle East, it has also sought to gain a presence beyond that area. Southeast Asia is one region that’s now receiving...

Book

29 Sep 2015

This book is about 24 developing countries that have embarked on the journey towards universal health coverage (UHC) following a bottom-up approach, with a special focus on the poor and vulnerable, through a systematic data collection that provides practical insights to policymakers and practitioners....

Report

24 Sep 2015

Not much is known about the ways in which assessment data have actually been used in education policy to date. Understanding the role of assessments in informing system-level decision-making is a first step towards helping stakeholders improve the design and usefulness of assessments. Moreover, this...

Working paper

31 Jul 2015

This paper presents an examination of economic and financial linkages for a selection of economies in the Asia-Pacific region for the period 2001 to 2012. The countries examined are the ASEAN5 group of nations - Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand; the three large...

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