Tag: ASEAN

Wang Yi Expresses China’s Desire For Increased Cooperation With Multiple Global Partners

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has spoken at a lengthy press conference during the Two Sessions. Speaking for around two hours, Wang outlined China’s goals to enhance cooperation with multiple partners in a spirit that combines issue-by-issue problem solving with the material benefits of Belt and Road […]

Prosperity Loving Filipinos Must Carry The Flag of Duterte in One Hand And The Flag of Parliamentary Reform in The Other

In discussions about constitutional reform (aka charter change) in The Philippines, the term “transitional period” is at times referenced to denote a temporary hybrid system that would exist between the end of the current system and a fully fledged move to federal-parliamentary governance. And while structurally, the current crop of […]

The Philippines Should Join Fellow ASEAN Members in Making Drug Crimes Liable For Capital Punishment

Within the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), the following countries allow for capital punishment for those convicted of drug related criminal acts: Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos and Brunei. This means that of all the members of ASEAN, only Cambodia and The Philippines currently do not […]