Protection without Fear: Advocating Accessible Healthcare Services for Irregular Migrants during the COVID-19 Pandemic (The Asia Foundation, 2021-12-30)The international community recognizes the Philippines as a model for migrant protection. The country’s migrant policies ensure that Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) can access healthcare services. Republic Act (RA) No. 10022, which amended RA 8042 ...
Don’t Get the Wrong Impression: Revisiting the Philippines-China Relationship of Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation (Foreign Service Institute, 2021-03-30)This paper argues that “priority” treatment by China toward the Philippines has yet to be observed under the upgraded 2018 CSC relationship
Connecting Culture Collective Identities: Whither, ASEAN Community? (Foreign Service Institute, 2020-10-30)Do ASEAN people identify themselves first as Southeast Asians, as nationals of their country, or as members of their ethnic or local community? In a heterogeneous region where each country is culturally distinct and each holds on to its hard-earned ...
Projecting Philippine Foreign Policy Amid a Pandemic: An Initial Review of DFA's Response to Covid-19 (Foreign Service Institute, 2020-09-30)On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as a pandemic. Since then, many countries across the six (6) continents imposed temporary partial or full lockdowns to halt mass mobility and contain ...