Camille Diola
Camille Diola

Camille is the chief editor of Philstar.com and Interaksyon.

She received the prestigious CMFR Award of Distinction in Journalism in 2020 for editorial leadership that provides a "model for journalism, enhancing the relevance of news and revitalizing the values of truth and freedom in its practice."

Camille joined Philstar Global in 2012 and penned scoops and exclusives most notably on instances of data breaching and hacking, the war on drugs, US-Philippines relations and the South China Sea. She also pioneered storytelling formats that are now commonly used in the digital news space.

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Nostalgic Marcos laments state of education, vows not to change history lessons
by Camille Diola - June 30, 2022 - 2:58pm
Baring details of his agenda for education, newly inaugurated President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Thursday lamented the state of schools where materials have to be "rethought" to equip Filipino students...
Companies urged to shift with consumers as Philippines' digital economy keeps growing
by Camille Diola - October 5, 2019 - 11:20am
Digital is seen to expand to a $20-billion industry by 2025 and brands can only take advantage of opportunities if they learn to keep up with a demanding consumer base with global tastes.
In a move likely to irk Malaysia, Philippines names undersea feature off Sabah
by Camille Diola - January 30, 2019 - 7:00am
The Philippines proposed before an international body to name an undersea feature off the coast of Sabah, in a rare move that is expected to rile Malaysian officials.
Philippines follows China, moves to name Benham Rise features
by Camille Diola - January 28, 2019 - 12:06pm
Following China's footsteps, the Philippines has submitted name proposals for undersea features on Benham—also called the Philippine Rise—off the coast of Aurora, that Beijing had earlier named.
Philippines loses bid to void Chinese names for Benham Rise features
by Camille Diola - April 30, 2018 - 9:36am
The government's recent protest over China's naming of five features in Philippines-controlled underwater region Benham Rise came too late after years of inaction.
Deal on Philippines-New Zealand route inked before PM Ardern
by Camille Diola - November 14, 2017 - 4:29am
Newly installed New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern officiated on Tuesday the signing of a new cooperation agreement allowing nonstop direct flights from Manila to Auckland.
US defense chief's Philippines visit overshadowed as Duterte trumpets China, Russia ties
by Camille Diola - October 26, 2017 - 11:19am
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis departed the Philippines on Wednesday, after having praised its military for defeating—with Washington's help—ISIS-inspired extremists in Marawi City.
Philippines rejects nations' positions on drug war deaths
by Camille Diola - September 22, 2017 - 9:05am
(Update 3) Accepting only 103 out of 257 recommendations, the Philippines rejected 44 of the United Nations member-states' positions on extrajudicial killings despite thousands of questionable deaths.
A look into plans to abolish the agency going after Marcos loot
by Camille Diola - July 28, 2017 - 12:16am
The Philippine Commission on Good Government has outlived its mandate and is no longer necessary, so goes the argument of those calling for its abolition.
A year of Duterte's dystopian vision
by Camille Diola - July 4, 2017 - 1:15am
President Rodrigo Duterte’s language was surprising and even shocking, before it became predictable.
As it engages Duterte, China keeps building in South China Sea
by Camille Diola - June 30, 2017 - 3:01am
New satellite imagery released by a Washington-based think tank shows that there has been no letup in the construction of military facilities in the Philippines' maritime backyard despite the warming up of Manila's...
Supreme Court faces 'complex' job over martial law
by Camille Diola - June 15, 2017 - 12:48am
The Supreme Court's task in dealing with petitions questioning President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao is heavier and larger than it initially seemed.
With 90% of Marawi retaken, gov't vague about lifting martial law
by Camille Diola - May 31, 2017 - 8:55am
State forces have retaken 90 percent of Marawi, the besieged capital of Lanao del Sur province, but President Rodrigo Duterte's government is not eyeing the lifting of martial law soon.
A look into Duterte's reasons for martial law in Mindanao
by Camille Diola - May 26, 2017 - 2:20am
President Rodrigo Duterte cited rebellion as motive for declaring martial law and suspending the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao through Proclamation 216.
Rights for most but not all: Philippines explains drug war to UN
by Camille Diola - May 12, 2017 - 7:15am
Addressing the mounting criticisms of the war on drugs, the Philippine delegation in Geneva fell short of recognizing the universal characteristic of human rights as it told a United Nations assembly that the Duterte...
While assuring US, Palace calls Russia deal an 'alliance'
by Camille Diola - February 17, 2017 - 8:16pm
Malacañang on Friday sought to assure the United States that it will remain the Philippines' ally under the Duterte administration, but it also loosely described the upcoming security agreement with Russia...
Trump's state pick slammed for reluctant view on Duterte government
by Camille Diola - January 13, 2017 - 7:03pm
Human rights groups called Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson ill-informed and showing a lack of commitment in addressing human rights violations.
Rights chief decries quick fixes over justice in drug killings
by Camille Diola - December 10, 2016 - 4:48pm
President Rodrigo Duterte's vision of law and order creates an environment of shortcuts that skirt the law, rather than one that upholds rule of law, Commission on Human Rights chair Chito Gascon said.
US senator's bill targets China aggression in South China Sea
by Camille Diola - December 10, 2016 - 3:45pm
Florida lawmaker Marco Rubio introduced at the United States Senate a proposed bill to sanction Chinese individuals and entities that participate in "illegitimate operations" in the South China Sea.
UK pushes for intelligence-based probes in Philippines' drug war
by Camille Diola - December 10, 2016 - 1:15pm
A senior British diplomat raised concern over the rising number of deaths under investigation and urged the Philippines to conduct...
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