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Why Are Migrant Workers Joining the Hong Kong Protests?
July 05, 2019
Why Are Migrant Workers Joining the Hong Kong Protests?
Many of Hong Kong's migrant workers have expressed solidarity with the protests. Why?
Why Are Migrant Workers Joining the Hong Kong Protests?
What Is the US Coast Guard’s Role in the Indo-Pacific Strategy?
June 21, 2019
What Is the US Coast Guard’s Role in the Indo-Pacific Strategy?
Washington has adapted Tokyo’s approach to expanding cooperation via white hulls.
What Is the US Coast Guard’s Role in the Indo-Pacific Strategy?
Bloody Violence Haunts Philippine Sugar Plantations in Negros
May 30, 2019
Bloody Violence Haunts Philippine Sugar Plantations in Negros
A look at the context for conflict surrounding Negros’ all-important sugar industry.
Bloody Violence Haunts Philippine Sugar Plantations in Negros
Philippine Naval Modernization in the Headlines With First South Korea Frigate Launch
May 24, 2019
Philippine Naval Modernization in the Headlines With First South Korea Frigate Launch
Twin ceremonies spotlighted the ongoing progress with respect to a significant capability for Manila’s defense.
Philippine Naval Modernization in the Headlines With First South Korea Frigate Launch
Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?
May 15, 2019
Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?
With the president's allies victorious in the recent elections, Duterte seems set to pursue his desired policies.
Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?
A Decade of Philippines-Japan Strategic Partnership
April 26, 2019
A Decade of Philippines-Japan Strategic Partnership
The future of the Philippines-Japan strategic partnership is by no means a foregone conclusion.
A Decade of Philippines-Japan Strategic Partnership
It’s Time to Rethink Philippine Policies on China
April 23, 2019
It’s Time to Rethink Philippine Policies on China
By examining the underlying assumptions, it’s clear a rethink of Philippine China policies is needed.
It’s Time to Rethink Philippine Policies on China
It’s Time for a New Philippine Strategy Toward China
April 10, 2019
It’s Time for a New Philippine Strategy Toward China
Not even a strongman like Duterte can prevent China from altering the status quo, so what’s the plan?
It’s Time for a New Philippine Strategy Toward China
In Mindanao, BARMM Is Only the Beginning
March 12, 2019
In Mindanao, BARMM Is Only the Beginning
Establishing the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is only the start of the path to peace.
In Mindanao, BARMM Is Only the Beginning
Is the Philippines’ Populist Leader Embracing the Climate Change Agenda?
December 27, 2018
Is the Philippines’ Populist Leader Embracing the Climate Change Agenda?
Duterte repeatedly said that climate change was a top priority for his administration.
Is the Philippines’ Populist Leader Embracing the Climate Change Agenda?
New Missile Test Highlights Philippines Military Modernization Under Duterte
November 29, 2018
New Missile Test Highlights Philippines Military Modernization Under Duterte
A look at the broader significance of a recent development.
New Missile Test Highlights Philippines Military Modernization Under Duterte
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
November 28, 2018
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
Southeast Asian countries may gain from shifting production linked to the tit-for-tat tariff dispute.
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
What the Neverending Imelda Marcos Case Means for Philippine Politics
November 28, 2018
What the Neverending Imelda Marcos Case Means for Philippine Politics
The issue has significant implications for how the country deals with its past and confronts its future.
What the Neverending Imelda Marcos Case Means for Philippine Politics
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
September 06, 2018
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
A recent regional forum addressed the “global crisis” of killings and abuses linked to land.
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
Indigenous Groups Descend on Manila Court to Protest Terror-List
September 05, 2018
Indigenous Groups Descend on Manila Court to Protest Terror-List
The groups gathered to press for the dismissal of a proscription list that labels indigenous leaders as “terrorist.”
Indigenous Groups Descend on Manila Court to Protest Terror-List
Why Duterte’s ‘Stupid’ God Remark Wasn’t a Smart Idea in the Philippines
June 29, 2018
Why Duterte’s ‘Stupid’ God Remark Wasn’t a Smart Idea in the Philippines
A recent controversy shows that the president continues to needlessly alienate segments of the Philippine people.
Why Duterte’s ‘Stupid’ God Remark Wasn’t a Smart Idea in the Philippines
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