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,...
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...
Barnaby Lo, covering for CGTN

Barnaby Lo, covering for CGTN

“What a year of disasters 2018 was. I started coverage with floods in Japan in July, back there after an earthquake struck Hokkaido in September, then straight back to the Philippines for a typhoon and landslides. But the clincher was the tsunami that almost decimated...
Jason Gutierrez of the New York Times

Jason Gutierrez of the New York Times

Jason Gutierrez of the New York Times walks over still-steaming ash that had covered homes in Tagaytay Volcano island in January, 2020. Along with NYT photographer, Jes Azanar, Gutierrez accompanied island residents who went back to the island hoping  to...