Julie McCarthy appears in the following:
Wednesday, August 03, 2022
From the Philippines to Singapore, countries are worried the status quo could turn from tension to conflict. Southeast Asia especially feels the strain of living in the shadow of U.S.-China rivalry.
Thursday, June 30, 2022
The namesake son of an ousted dictator took the presidential oath in Manila after one of the greatest political comebacks in recent history. Outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte was at the ceremony.
Monday, May 16, 2022
A pandemic and soaring oil prices would be a challenge for any incoming leader. But Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is the son of dictator who abused Filipinos' rights, and his mother plundered billions.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is the presumptive winner of the Philippines presidential election. The son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos is on track for a historic margin of victory.
Monday, May 09, 2022
Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., the son of the Philippine strongman ousted in the 1980s, has been elected in a landslide to become the Southeast Asian country's next president.
Monday, May 09, 2022
The election contest pits Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, against outgoing Vice President Leni Robredo, who heads a movement to stop the return of the Marcos dynasty.
Saturday, May 07, 2022
Voters in the Philippines go to the polls Monday for that country's presidential elections. We take a look at the last days of the campaign there.
Saturday, April 16, 2022
The current election cycle in the Philippines is being flooded with misinformation. One recent example: malicious sexual content falsely linked to the family of the only female presidential candidate.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Ahead of presidential elections taking place in May, Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. is banking on voters' nostalgia for his late father's period of dictatorial rule in the 1970s and 1980s.
Thursday, April 07, 2022
Attorney General Merrick Garland says the United States is assisting efforts to examine potential war crimes in Ukraine as evidence of violence against civilians mounts.
Saturday, April 02, 2022
Ferdinand Marcos Junior, the frontrunner in the Philippines presidential election, has for decades failed to pay taxes on the estate of his late father, the country's former dictator.
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Many of the domestic workers say they were banished from their employers' homes after getting sick — and fired — even though terminating an employee for falling ill is against Hong Kong law.
Monday, March 14, 2022
As an omicron wave sweeps through Hong Kong, some of the nannies and housekeepers from the Philippines who work there have been thrown out by their employers after testing positive for the virus.
Thursday, March 10, 2022
The Philippines elects a new president in May and it may spell the revival of the once-disgraced family of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. His son, Ferdinand Marcos Junior, leads the poll.
Saturday, March 05, 2022
New Zealand was once heralded for its handling of COVID-19. But these days, infections are rising and the government is having to cope with unrest from anti-vaccination protesters.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
The Biden administration hopes to make deeper inroads in Southeast Asia but lags far behind China, which has already built up major trade ties, as well as roads and a high-speed rail.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
The devastating typhoon that ripped through the Philippines before Christmas left a path of destruction. One month on, conditions on a fabled tourist destination are bleak.
Monday, December 20, 2021
Rai is one of the most powerful storms to hit the southern Philippines on record. It's displaced more than 481,000 people and killed more than 150.
Friday, December 17, 2021
At least 12 people are dead and 300,000 were forced to evacuate because of Super Typhoon Rai, the most powerful typhoon to hit the Philippines this year.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
In Indonesia, Secretary of State Antony Blinken outlined how the U.S. plans to deepen its economic engagement in Southeast Asia. The U.S. has focused more on security in the region up to this point.