Tag: Philippines

With The Old Regime Collapsing – Now is The Time For The Philippines to Adopt a New Parliamentary Model

The moment that Rodrigo Roa Duterte won the 2016 Presidential election in The Philippines, it became clear that the Filipino people had collectively said “out with the old and in with the new”. Since then, the political leaders and corporate media supporters of the old regime have continually embarrassed themselves, […]

ASEAN’s Gradualist Approach is Far Superior to APEC’s Untenable Grandiosity and Its “White Man’s Veto”

This month has seen the customary end-of-year ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) conference followed by the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) conference with the former being held in Singapore and the latter being held in Papua New Guinea. This year, while the ASEAN conference did not formally finalise the creation […]

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang to Visit Vietnam and The Philippines to Discuss South China Sea Cooperation

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will spend the weekend travelling to Vietnam and then The Philippines where the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea agreed upon at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Summit held in Singapore in August of this year will be widely discussed. The agreement […]