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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
Duterte-Backed Candidates Win Big in Philippines' Midterm Elections
May 22, 2019
Duterte-Backed Candidates Win Big in Philippines' Midterm Elections
Not only did Duterte's allies dominate the Senate races, but the opposition was completely shut out.
Duterte-Backed Candidates Win Big in Philippines' Midterm Elections
What’s in the New Philippines-Czech Republic Defense Industry Forum?
May 20, 2019
What’s in the New Philippines-Czech Republic Defense Industry Forum?
A closer look at the significance of a recent development within the broader security relationship.
What’s in the New Philippines-Czech Republic Defense Industry Forum?
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?
Philippine Midterm Elections: A Crucial Referendum on Duterte’s Presidency
May 14, 2019
Philippine Midterm Elections: A Crucial Referendum on Duterte’s Presidency
The polls will not only shed light on what voters think of his performance thus far, but could also shape how the rest of his single six-year term plays out.
Philippine Midterm Elections: A Crucial Referendum on Duterte’s Presidency
Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?
April 29, 2019
Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?
The opposition needs a miracle, but the Philippine midterm campaign also points to problems ahead for Duterte.
Who Will Win the Philippines’ Midterm Elections?
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
Defense Meeting Puts Philippines-Vietnam Security Cooperation into Focus
March 28, 2019
Defense Meeting Puts Philippines-Vietnam Security Cooperation into Focus
The interaction spotlighted the military collaboration between the two sides despite lingering challenges.
Defense Meeting Puts Philippines-Vietnam Security Cooperation into Focus
The Philippines’ Coming ‘Duterte Referendum’
March 16, 2019
The Philippines’ Coming ‘Duterte Referendum’
The May elections will serve as a litmus test for the Duterte administration’s popularity.
The Philippines’ Coming ‘Duterte Referendum’
Allied Assurances and Credibility: The United States, the Philippines, and the South China Sea
March 15, 2019
Allied Assurances and Credibility: The United States, the Philippines, and the South China Sea
Does an unambiguous U.S. assurance to the Philippines in the South China Sea give second wind to an alliance in trouble?
Allied Assurances and Credibility: The United States, the Philippines, and the South China Sea
Philippine Agents Arrest Award-Winning Journalist Critical of Duterte
February 14, 2019
Philippine Agents Arrest Award-Winning Journalist Critical of Duterte
Maria Ressa’s arrest deepened concerns about press freedom in the Southeast Asian state.
Philippine Agents Arrest Award-Winning Journalist Critical of Duterte
20 Dead After Bombing of Cathedral in Southern Philippines
January 29, 2019
20 Dead After Bombing of Cathedral in Southern Philippines
Over 100 were also wounded in the double bomb attack on Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo.
20 Dead After Bombing of Cathedral in Southern Philippines
Why Duterte’s Controversies Are No Laughing Matter
January 10, 2019
Why Duterte’s Controversies Are No Laughing Matter
Duterte's 'jokes' reveal a lack of respect for institutions, the rule of law, and the Philippine people.
Why Duterte’s Controversies Are No Laughing Matter
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?
5 Asian Elections to Pay Attention to in 2019
December 14, 2018
5 Asian Elections to Pay Attention to in 2019
Elections across the Asia-Pacific are set to make a difference in 2019.
5 Asian Elections to Pay Attention to in 2019
China-Philippines Relations: Can the 'Rainbow' Last?
November 22, 2018
China-Philippines Relations: Can the 'Rainbow' Last?
Xi's visit was a feel-good exercise, spotlighting cooperation on the Belt and Road and even the South China Sea.
China-Philippines Relations: Can the 'Rainbow' Last?
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