The company operating the Subic Bay shipyard in the Philippines defaulted on debt repayments. Chinese companies are interested in taking it over, but there are other options.
President Rodrigo Duterte continues his assault on critics and political opponents. With the 2019 mid-term elections on the horizon, is he poised to assume even more power?
Despite making extensive concessions to Beijing, the Philippines has not received much in return. What looked like an appealing marriage, has become an abusive relationship.
Malaysia’s general election result had far-reaching consequences. As Mahathir prepares to loosen ties with China, what does that mean for the Philippines?
There have been signs of progress towards the legalisation of divorce in the Philippines. Will the latest bill get past Duterte and his allies in the Senate?
Alibaba is cementing its presence in South East nations. It is now helping the Philippines build a cashless society.
Critics believe the Philippines’ feudal agricultural system is responsible for growing inequality. Do they have a point?
Paolo Duterte quit as Davao’s vice mayor. The move only increased suspicion of his involvement in a high-profile drug smuggling case.
Duterte has made little progress in solving the main issues affecting the Philippines population. It is about time he acted on his pre-election discourse.
The Marawi conflict looks to be drawing to a close. The cost of rebuilding the area is enormous and will leave the Philippines vulnerable.