Posts Tagged: Philippines
The Philippines won a huge legal victory against China on a long-running territorial dispute. But Manila's alliance with Washington may make it all for nothing.
Tensions are ratcheting up between China and the United States over maritime boundaries in Asia.
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.
Japan and South Korea have reached an agreement on the "comfort women" issue that has made a lot of people uncomfortable.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage will bolster the work of human rights activists around the world. But it will also pose some challenges.
The murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines reveals both the transphobia of the U.S. Marine Corps and the dangers of U.S. military presence in the region.
The Philippines and Vietnam are natural allies in their common territorial struggles against China. But they should leave Washington out of it.
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
If it weren't for decades of Western-backed political and economic repression, the Philippines might have joined the Asian Tigers years ago.