FSI Insights


  • Is the Philippines Heading Towards a Social Market Economy? Lessons from Germany 

    Katigbak, Jovito Jose P. (Foreign Service Institute, 2018-02-28)
    The Philippine economy continues to perform well as it expanded by 6.7 percent in 2017 amid the slow recovery of the global economy, subdued world trade, and increased uncertainty due to the intensifying call for protectionist and inward-looking policies. ...
  • ASEAN-India Renewable Energy Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges for the Region and the Philippines 

    Villaruel, Jemimah Joanne C. (Foreign Service Institute, 2017-06-30)
    ASEAN-India relations reached a level of strategic partnership in 2012 given that both parties have shared numerous convergent interests encompassing their political, economic, and security objectives. ASEAN and India are also dealing with energy ...
  • The Philippines’ Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2017 

    Manalo, Hon. Enrique A. (Foreign Service Institute, 2017-02-28)
    Undersecretary Enrique A. Manalo’s Keynote Address at the Foreign Service Institute’s Mangrove Forum on International Relations on “The Philippines Chairmanship of ASEAN”, 24 January 2017, Mindanao Ballroom, Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Pasay City.
  • Toward A Disaster Resilient Region: Examining US-ASEAN Cooperation On Disaster Management Under the Obama Administration 

    Salazar, Virgemarie A. (Foreign Service Institute, 2016-10-30)
    This paper examines the efforts of the US and ASEAN in promoting cooperation in disaster management under President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2014 to track ASEAN’s progress in implementing the objectives of AADMER. It also discusses the gaps and ...

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