Buena Bernal of Channel News Asia

Buena Bernal of Channel News Asia

“This exclusive interview I did with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his visit to Manila in 2019 when he committed that an attack on the Philippines’ maritime territory in the South China Sea would trigger provisions of the 1951 US-Philippines...
Veejay Villafranca, covering for Der Spiegel

Veejay Villafranca, covering for Der Spiegel

“This was in Our Lady of Grace Parish in Caloocan City while doing a story on hunger and how private individuals and a priest are working hard every day in order to feed street dwellers and those displaced by the pandemic.  Photojournalist Veejay Villafranca,...
President’s Message: Welcome to Focap.ph

President’s Message: Welcome to Focap.ph

When the Philippines imposed quarantine restrictions in mid-March to contain the coronavirus contagion, the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) shifted our news forums online. As millions of Filipinos hunkered down, Zoom’s virtual environment...
Regine Cabato of the Washington Post

Regine Cabato of the Washington Post

“Photographer Martin San Diego snapped this shot during a reporting trip in October 2020. Martin and I profiled a missionary pilot who was moving stranded non-covid patients from rural areas amid quarantine travel restrictions. After seven months in lockdown, it was a...
FOCAP congratulates Karen Lema of Reuters

FOCAP congratulates Karen Lema of Reuters

Karen Lema of Reuters speaks to a resident of Marawi City, among the hundreds who were allowed to briefly return to their homes for the first time since the Muslim-majority city was over-run by militants loyal to Islamic State in May 2017. After almost daily aerial...