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Conflict and Violence in Jolo Will Not Stop Until All of...

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By Valina Zahra Jolo is the capital of Sulu Province, one of three island provinces in Southwestern Mindanao in the Philippines, the other two being...

Malay Roots and an Igorot Reality Show on Coney Island

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By Linda Grace Cariño “Who Do You Think You Are?” is a television series that was first produced in the United Kingdom. Each episode follows a...

Populism in the Philippines: Its Roots, Rise, Results, Limitations and Perils

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Populism has been a spot-on feature of Duterte's presidency in the Philippines. What are its roots, rise, results, limitations and perils?

The Rohingya Crisis: No Solution Is in Sight, the Suffering Continues

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By Pinehas Danu Arvito In the early hours of 9 October 2016, a small group of Rohingya people, armed with sticks, knives and a few...

How the Philippine Military Is Winning The Battle for Hearts and...

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By Susan Palad Davao City, Philippines "Winning the hearts and minds of our people is our priority," the general declared. He was the Regional Unified...

The TAC Is ASEAN’s Code of Ethics—Why Isn’t It Used to...

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By Calvin Khoe When ASEAN was founded in August 1967, it was ostensibly for the purpose of economic and functional cooperation. However, the statements of...

Disasters Without Borders: How Climate Change Impacts a Developing Archipelagic Country

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By Dennis Legaspi The virus SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, COVID-19, went global because of the free flow of goods, people and services through...

A Tough Year for Democracy in Southeast Asia

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2018 was a brutal year, in many ways, for civil society activists, rights advocates, and democratic politicians throughout Southeast Asia. Cambodia’s government transformed from...

Addressing the Effect of COVID-19 on Democracy in South and Southeast...

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By Joshua Kurlantzick South and Southeast Asia have demonstrated mixed results in combating the coronavirus pandemic, yet the COVID-19 pandemic has been a political boon...

Global Recovery from the Pandemic Creates a Surge in Palm Oil...

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By Dupito D. Simamora As the world recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, the palm oil industry, together with other commodity-producing industries, is experiencing a pleasant...

What Happens if Rohingya Stay in Bangladesh Forever?

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Earlier this month, the Myanmar government embarked upon a new plan to begin repatriating Rohingya who had fled Rakhine State after waves of brutal...

China Must Comply with Int’l Law And Respect Rights of Other...

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By Antonio T. Carpio The July 12, 2016 landmark Arbitral Award in the South China Sea Arbitration between the Philippines and China that invalidated China’s...

How the ASEAN Summit on Myanmar Might—or Might Not—Impact the Situation...

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By Joshua Kurlantzick These past weekends, the ten member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), including Myanmar, held an emergency summit to address...

Addressing the Effect of Covid-19 on Democracy In South and Southeast...

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“People are fearful of the virus and, sometimes desiring strong containment measures, are inclined to initially rally around their leaders…” By Joshua Kurlantzick Although South and...

Religion Has a Role in the Fight Against the Covid-19 Pandemic

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Religion-based communities could partner with the governments to play their role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

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