(Foreign Service Institute, 2018-03-15)In 2013, President Xi Jinping introduced the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), bannering it as China’s key initiative designed to engage neighboring states and regions in international cooperation through overland and maritime connections. The idea was ...
(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 (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 ...
(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.