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South China Sea: Philippines Plans Spratly Upgrades
October 01, 2017
South China Sea: Philippines Plans Spratly Upgrades
The Philippines Armed Forces will upgrade the airstrip on Thitu Island, among other improvement.
South China Sea: Philippines Plans Spratly Upgrades
Making Local Education Work in the Philippines
September 26, 2017
Making Local Education Work in the Philippines
The lumads see education as the key to development.
Making Local Education Work in the Philippines
US, Philippines Launch New Terror Drills
September 21, 2017
US, Philippines Launch New Terror Drills
A fresh counterterrorism exercise is yet another sign of the progress being made in defense ties in the Duterte era.
US, Philippines Launch New Terror Drills
What’s in the New US-Philippines Military Exercise?
September 19, 2017
What’s in the New US-Philippines Military Exercise?
The first iteration of KAMANDAG is a sign of how both sides continue to boost their defense ties in the Duterte era.
What’s in the New US-Philippines Military Exercise?
Rising Outrage Over Duterte’s War on Drugs in the Philippines
September 12, 2017
Rising Outrage Over Duterte’s War on Drugs in the Philippines
A reported surge of extrajudicial killings victimizing children has exacerbated concerns about the campaign.
Rising Outrage Over Duterte’s War on Drugs in the Philippines
South China Sea Update: Assessing the Latest Chinese Maritime Activity Near Thitu Island
August 26, 2017
South China Sea Update: Assessing the Latest Chinese Maritime Activity Near Thitu Island
Gregory Poling joins the podcast to go over recent events near Thitu Island in the South China Sea.
South China Sea Update: Assessing the Latest Chinese Maritime Activity Near Thitu Island
What is Australia’s Stake in Philippine Chaos?
August 24, 2017
What is Australia’s Stake in Philippine Chaos?
Why should Australia be concerned with Duterte’s rising authoritarianism and contempt for the rule of law?
What is Australia’s Stake in Philippine Chaos?
South China Sea: A Chinese 'Invasion' Near the Philippines' Pag-asa Island in the Spratlys?
August 22, 2017
South China Sea: A Chinese 'Invasion' Near the Philippines' Pag-asa Island in the Spratlys?
Recent events near Pag-asa Island raise distressing questions.
South China Sea: A Chinese 'Invasion' Near the Philippines' Pag-asa Island in the Spratlys?
Duterte's Latest Target: The Commission on Human Rights
August 08, 2017
Duterte's Latest Target: The Commission on Human Rights
The Philippine president threatened to abolish Southeast Asia's oldest National Human Rights Institution.
Duterte's Latest Target: The Commission on Human Rights
Will Duterte Abandon the Left in the Philippines?
August 07, 2017
Will Duterte Abandon the Left in the Philippines?
Though there are signs of a fraying of ties, the future outlook remains murky.
Will Duterte Abandon the Left in the Philippines?
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
August 05, 2017
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
As ASEAN nears its 50th anniversary, what challenges does it face as a regional organization?
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
Duterte’s Extended Martial Law and the Future of Marawi
July 25, 2017
Duterte’s Extended Martial Law and the Future of Marawi
A closer look at a controversial policy.
Duterte’s Extended Martial Law and the Future of Marawi
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
July 17, 2017
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
Beijing's behavior continues to flout the July 12 ruling, but it'll stand as a historical fact.
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
Why Another Philippines Terrorist Attack Is Coming
July 06, 2017
Why Another Philippines Terrorist Attack Is Coming
Another Marawi-like siege is likely to occur.
Why Another Philippines Terrorist Attack Is Coming
Why the Philippines' Duterte Should Rethink the Vice Presidency
July 04, 2017
Why the Philippines' Duterte Should Rethink the Vice Presidency
It’s time for the country to revisit the role of its vice president.
Why the Philippines' Duterte Should Rethink the Vice Presidency
One Year Later, Duterte Remains a Human Rights Nightmare
July 03, 2017
One Year Later, Duterte Remains a Human Rights Nightmare
“I don’t care about human rights, you better believe me.”
One Year Later, Duterte Remains a Human Rights Nightmare
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