Posts Tagged: Benigno Aquino
A hapless elite, an angry electorate, and a brash front-runner with little regard for democratic norms: The latest Philippine election sounds a lot like America's.
A tribunal this year uncovered grave violations against the human, economic, and cultural rights of Filipinos by Washington and their own leaders.
In the Philippines, the grandson of a despised collaborator has endorsed the remilitarization of his country's former occupiers — by the grandson of a war criminal, no less.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
American fingerprints are all over a botched commando raid in the southern Philippines that left dozens dead and shocked the country.
Searching for growth opportunities in a world still beset by financial crisis, multinational corporations and globalists are hyping all kinds of "emerging markets."
By linking itself to Washington in its territorial disputes with China, the Philippines risks getting caught up in a superpower conflict.
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
Developed countries are still using the WTO to squeeze small farmers in the developing world--and developing world governments are going along with the charade.