Natashya Gutierrez


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Natashya is Bureau Chief of Rappler Indonesia, and reports on Indonesian issues for the international audience. Before that, she was a multimedia reporter with Rappler in the Philippines, covering politics, corruption, gender, and investigative stories, among others.

She was awarded several journalism fellowships including the 2015 Asian Journalism Fellowship in Singapore, and the 2014 Reporting ASEAN fellowship. She received the Hildegarde Award for outstanding women in journalism in 2015. Natashya graduated from Yale University with a degree in psychology.

Dec 2017
IN-DEPTH 09:54am, Dec 10, 2017
Why security in the Middle East matters to Southeast Asia

MANAMA, Bahrain – At the Al Noor Ballroom at the Ritz-Carlton, Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, the United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Affairs Minister, addressed a room of some of the Middle East’s top defense ...

Nov 2017
IN-DEPTH 08:00pm, Nov 16, 2017
What #ASEAN2017 accomplished: How much do they matter?

MANILA, Philippines – What did the 10-nation bloc accomplish after a series of meetings during the recently-concluded 31st ASEAN Summit hosted by the Philippines? The meetings saw the region’s ...

ASIA PACIFIC 09:24am, Nov 14, 2017
Duterte, Trump agree 'dignity of human life essential'

MANILA, Philippines – After their first bilateral meeting, the United States and the Philippines – in a show of unity – released a joint statement that included a topic many observers hoped to be ...

ASIA PACIFIC 09:10pm, Nov 13, 2017
IN PHOTOS: Budding friendship between Trump and Duterte

MANILA, Philippines – US President Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte had nothing but nice words to say about each other as their first few encounters seem to have turned into a ...

ASIA PACIFIC 06:09pm, Nov 13, 2017
ASEAN discusses Rohingya, but avoids accountability

MANILA, Philippines – Raising the Rohingya issue was but a box to be checked in ASEAN's to-do list. This was the impression of human rights advocate Philem Kine, Deputy Director for Asia of Human ...

ASIA PACIFIC 04:14pm, Nov 13, 2017
Trump vows U.S. commitment to ASEAN – then praises own gov't

MANILA, Philippines – Amid his "America First" strategy, US President Donald Trump vowed continued partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – before he went on to praise ...

SOCIAL MEDIA 08:00am, Nov 11, 2017
How Facebook has affected ASEAN democracies

MANILA, Philippines – It’s no question that Facebook has helped advance democracies. It has been used as an essential tool for enabling free speech, organizing movements, and disseminating ...

Oct 2017
NEWSBREAK RICH MEDIA 09:09pm, Oct 26, 2017
Marawi in 360: The Cost of War

This is the second of 2 parts Watch Part 1: Inside the War Zone LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines – Now that the Marawi siege is over, what is next for the city completely destroyed by war? What is next ...

INDONESIA 09:10pm, Oct 24, 2017
How the Marawi siege affected terrorism in Indonesia

MANILA, Philippines – The Islamic State (ISIS) was so preoccupied with what was happening in Marawi City, that it neglected terror attacks in Indonesia. A report by the Terrorism Research and ...

NEWSBREAK RICH MEDIA 05:09pm, Oct 23, 2017
WATCH: Before victory, Marawi military commander explains tactics vs terrorists

MARAWI CITY, Philippines – On September 22, 2017, Day 120 of the conflict between government troops and ISIS-backed terrorists, Rappler gained access to the Tactical Command Post of the 3rd Scout ...