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Marga Ortigas

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Marga Ortigas, based in the Philippines, has been a broadcast journalist for more than 20 years. She's covered stories from across Asia for Al Jazeera - including in South Korea, Laos, China, Japan and the military stand-off between Cambodia and Thailand.

Marga has reported on Southeast Asia's two longest insurgencies extensively, gaining access to both the Muslim separatists and the Communist fighters battling the Philippine government, and the victims trapped within the conflict. She speaks three languages and has a Masters Degree in Literature and Criticism.


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Environmental degradation and climate change are concepts many in the flood-ravaged cities of Illigan and Cagayan de Oro still might not comprehend, but there is no denying the world is changing.

Last Modified: 22 Jan 2012 21:01

Following “the Al Barka incident”, in which 19 members of the Philippine military were killed in a fire fight with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, gunmen on both sides are left questioning why the two sides are even at odds to begin with.

Last Modified: 13 Nov 2011 20:40

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