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Ferdinand Marcos Jr

What to Expect From the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit

What to Expect From the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit

By Sebastian Strangio
The March 4-6 summit seeks to consolidate and build on the progress that has taken place in ASEAN-Australia relations under Prime Minister Albanese's Labor government.

Australia-Philippines Strategic Partnership in the Spotlight as Marcos Addresses Australian Parliament

Australia-Philippines Strategic Partnership in the Spotlight as Marcos Addresses Australian Parliament

By Grant Wyeth
Central to Marcos’ speech – and to growing Australia-Philippines ties – are concerns about China’s behavior in the South China Sea. 
Why Are Southeast Asia’s Young Voters Turning to Illiberal Populists?

Why Are Southeast Asia’s Young Voters Turning to Illiberal Populists?

By Imran Said and Alexander Berghaus
Recent elections have upended the assumption that young people are inherently more progressive than their elders.

Indonesia’s President Congratulates Successor-elect Following Decisive Victory

Indonesia’s President Congratulates Successor-elect Following Decisive Victory

By Sebastian Strangio
The election of Prabowo Subianto bears a striking resemblance to the comeback victory of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in 2022.

Are the Dutertes the New Opposition in the Philippines?

Are the Dutertes the New Opposition in the Philippines?

By Mong Palatino
Despite their recent tensions with President Marcos and his allies, the Dutertes have not yet fully cut their ties with the ruling coalition.

Vietnam, Philippines Sign Agreements on Maritime Security Cooperation

Vietnam, Philippines Sign Agreements on Maritime Security Cooperation

By Sebastian Strangio
The agreements come at a time of intensifying tension in waters claimed by China and the Philippines.

Ex-Philippine Leader Duterte Accuses Marcos of Plotting to Tighten His Grip on Power

Ex-Philippine Leader Duterte Accuses Marcos of Plotting to Tighten His Grip on Power

By Jim Gomez
The rivalry between the two leaders has broken into the open amid mutual accusations of drug abuse.
The Philippines Is Exercising Growing Agency on the Taiwan Issue

The Philippines Is Exercising Growing Agency on the Taiwan Issue

By Joshua Bernard Espeña
As maritime frictions with China grow, the Marcos administration is becoming more proactive in engaging Taipei.

Charter Change Bid Moves Forward in the Philippines

Charter Change Bid Moves Forward in the Philippines

By Mong Palatino
A push is afoot to amend the Constitution introduced after the 1986 People Power uprising, a move that is likely to deepen political polarization.

China Warns Philippines Over President Marcos’ Taiwan Remarks

China Warns Philippines Over President Marcos’ Taiwan Remarks

By Sebastian Strangio
The Chinese Foreign Ministry claimed that the Philippine leader's message of congratulation to Lai Ching-te was "a serious violation of the One China principle."

Security Cooperation Tops Agenda as Marcos and Jokowi Meet in Manila

Security Cooperation Tops Agenda as Marcos and Jokowi Meet in Manila

By Sebastian Strangio
The Philippine leader also raised the case of Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipina migrant worker on death row in Indonesia on drug charges.
Philippine Broadcast Regulator Suspends TV Show of Former President Duterte

Philippine Broadcast Regulator Suspends TV Show of Former President Duterte

By Mong Palatino
Duterte’s TV show will be off the air for two weeks. Has the former president finally lost the backing of the ruling coalition?

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