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Boosting Growth Through Reverse Brain Drain: India's Know-How
(Foreign Service Institute, 2017-12-30)
At a time when migration policies are beleaguered with controversies brought to the fore by national security and economic concerns, the issue of labor migration has proven to be a polarizing subject that has fueled debates among policymakers and world ...
The Philippines’ Labor Migration: OFWs in Qatar and the Kafala System
(Foreign Service Institute, 2017-06-30)
The word kafala has two distinct meanings in classical Arabic: to guarantee and to take care of. The kafala system is a timehonored tradition of hospitality, which lays down obligations in the treatment and protection of foreign guests. The customary ...
Cooperation with China on the Philippines’ War on Drugs
(Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies, 2017-05-31)
President Rodrigo Duterte launched the war on drugs at the beginning of his term, a high-profile campaign against illicit drug trade that serves as the cornerstone of domestic policy. The Philippines seeks to eradicate drug dealing and addiction, which ...
Combatting Infectious Diseases: The Zika Virus
(Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies, 2017-02-28)
In the last two years, the Zika virus has commanded worldwide attention due to particular risks to pregnant women. There are scientific studies that confirm that the virus can cause infant neurological disorders such as microcephaly, a severe birth ...