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2019/06/20 | Michael Beltran
What Do the Rebels Have to Say About the Philippine Mid-Term Elections?
While administration-backed candidates dominate the senate and the Duterte- aligned parties have gained seats in the lower house the rebels reject the elections as being largely useless to change a 'tyrannical regime'.
2017/11/09 | Hal Hill
Despite Duterte’s Bluster, the Philippines Continues to Profit
The economy of the Philippines remains strong despite violence and unpredictability — it has not experienced a financial crisis since 2002. Can the markets continue to remain detached amid political upheaval?
Putting Duterte’s Popularity into Perspective of Philippines Political Culture
The Philippines' unique political culture may explain why Duterte manages to maintain high approval ratings despite mishaps and his controversial drug policy.
Shooting in South China Sea Underscores Need For Code Of Conduct
China’s paramilitary forces once again demonstrated their willingness to use force to intimidate other countries and risk escalation.