Category: china

Perfect storm in wild, wild Philippines

Tony La Viña For our sake, we better understand what is happening and act collectively to avert the worst outcome. First, there was the filing last Friday of the impeachment complaint against President Duterte by Representative Gary Alejano of the … Continue reading

Will we be the West’s ‘tank man’ vs China?

Rigoberto D. Tiglao I CERTAINLY hope we won’t, or President Duterte’s term will see an economic downturn, a year or so after what this overexcited Solicitor General Jose Calida called the country’s “crowning glory,” our victory in the UNCLOS case … Continue reading

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THE HAGUE MEMORANDUM: Towards a Philippine South China Sea Policy Based on Kadagat Thinking

Sass Rogando Sasot Part 1: The real problem of Filipino fishermen operating in the South China Sea: dwindling fish stocks In May 2016, Filipino fishermen were arrested by the Malaysian navy near the waters around Commodore Reef, one of the … Continue reading

special envoy to china

MANILA – Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. on Monday emphasized the need for a special envoy in China amid the controversies surrounding the maritime disputes in the South China Sea. very important decision.  how about chito sta. romana — … Continue reading

Grace’s China response

B00 Chanco Frontrunner Grace Poe is usually well briefed by her panel of expert advisers. But the second debate revealed she needs a little more polish on how to respond to the China question. Not that there is a really … Continue reading

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The Geopolitics of American Global Decline

Washington Versus China in the Twenty-First Century By Alfred W. McCoy For even the greatest of empires, geography is often destiny. You wouldn’t know it in Washington, though. America’s political, national security, and foreign policy elites continue to ignore the … Continue reading

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