Manila Gives Thumbs-Up to Japan's Defense Reforms
June 26, 2014
Manila Gives Thumbs-Up to Japan's Defense Reforms
Philippine President Benigno Aquino visited Japan Tuesday, another signal of closer ties between the two countries.
Manila Gives Thumbs-Up to Japan's Defense Reforms
Japan’s Summer of Diplomacy
June 18, 2014
Japan’s Summer of Diplomacy
Abe’s government is anticipating regional events by visiting with key partners over the next month.
Japan’s Summer of Diplomacy
Right Vs Might: The Philippines' Strategy for Confronting China
February 05, 2014
Right Vs Might: The Philippines' Strategy for Confronting China
The Philippines hopes to use international law to gain an advantage in its maritime disputes with China.
Right Vs Might: The Philippines' Strategy for Confronting China
Harsh Realities in Wake of Typhoon Haiyan
November 18, 2013
Harsh Realities in Wake of Typhoon Haiyan
Anger mounts as Manila’s struggles to cope with last week’s tragedy exposes some endemic issues.
Harsh Realities in Wake of Typhoon Haiyan
Philippines Should Apologize for False Scarborough Claims
October 30, 2013
Philippines Should Apologize for False Scarborough Claims
Manila falsely accusing China is an embarrassment that raises questions about its capabilities.
Philippines Should Apologize for False Scarborough Claims
Conflict Threatens East Malaysia – Again
September 11, 2013
Conflict Threatens East Malaysia – Again
The MNLF has vowed to defend their ethnic kin amid Malaysia’s crackdown on illegal immigrants.
Conflict Threatens East Malaysia – Again
Filipinos Say No to Pork in March Against Corruption
August 28, 2013
Filipinos Say No to Pork in March Against Corruption
Could the recent protests against pork-barrel politics in the Philippines be the start of a larger grassroots movement?
Filipinos Say No to Pork in March Against Corruption
Philippines Needs to Get Serious on U.S. Alliance
August 28, 2013
Philippines Needs to Get Serious on U.S. Alliance
Manila should use the visit of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to make clear where it stands.
Philippines Needs to Get Serious on U.S. Alliance
Modernizing the Philippine Military
August 22, 2013
Modernizing the Philippine Military
President Benigno Aquino has called for an upgrading of the nation’s armed forces. That’s easier said than done.
Modernizing the Philippine Military
Philippine Floods: Benigno Visits Hard-Hit Areas
August 22, 2013
Philippine Floods: Benigno Visits Hard-Hit Areas
Plus, Thai police have increased their efforts to crack down on illegal street racing. Thursday ASEAN links.
Philippine Floods: Benigno Visits Hard-Hit Areas
Joseph Estrada’s Political Comeback
July 08, 2013
Joseph Estrada’s Political Comeback
Ex-convict and former actor Joseph Estrada has reemerged as a major player in Philippine politics.
Joseph Estrada’s Political Comeback
Panic in the Philippines Over Taiwan Diplomatic Crisis
May 22, 2013
Panic in the Philippines Over Taiwan Diplomatic Crisis
The Philippine Coast Guard must do some soul searching after the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman.
Panic in the Philippines Over Taiwan Diplomatic Crisis
Philippine Midterm Polls Give Preview of 2016 Presidential Race
May 08, 2013
Philippine Midterm Polls Give Preview of 2016 Presidential Race
Judging by surveys, Philippine political dynasties are on good footing leading up to midterm elections.
Philippine Midterm Polls Give Preview of 2016 Presidential Race
Southeast Asia’s Twittering Heads of State
April 30, 2013
Southeast Asia’s Twittering Heads of State
SE Asian leaders are becoming increasingly savvy with social media. The results have been positive–mostly.
Southeast Asia’s Twittering Heads of State
Conspiracy Theories Surround Violence in Sabah
March 06, 2013
Conspiracy Theories Surround Violence in Sabah
Conspiracy allegations have been made regarding the Sulu Sultan’s siege in Sabah.
Conspiracy Theories Surround Violence in Sabah
Sabah Insurgency: A Political Bonus for PM Najib Razak
March 05, 2013
Sabah Insurgency: A Political Bonus for PM Najib Razak
A tricky situation offers a possible electoral out for the Malaysian prime minister.
Sabah Insurgency: A Political Bonus for PM Najib Razak
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