Bong S. Sarmiento

Bong S. Sarmiento is a Filipino journalist based in Mindanao, Philippines. His experience and fieldwork has earned him several journalism awards and nominations over the years.

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Philippines: Marawi post-conflict appraisal begins

WITH the fighting in Marawi City in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao already “confined” to just less than one square kilometer spanning two villages, the national government-led post-conflict needs...

Kim Jong Un is ‘insane, a fool and a maniac’ – Duterte

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ridiculed North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong Un for his persistence in developing a nuclear programme despite international pressure to stop it, calling him “insane, a...