Asia pivot - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Asia pivot


The ranking that had Malacañang talking

Jan 26, 2017 - 11:01 AM

As the lunar new year arrives – the Year of the Rooster – on January 28 we take one last look at the Year of the Monkey 2016 and the rankings that perked up Malacañang

Kerry starts swansong tour in Vietnam with Asia push

Jan 13, 2017 - 2:06 PM

UPDATED US Secretary of State John Kerry s visit to Vietnam his 4th trip to the communist country as America s top diplomat is both political and deeply personal

FAREWELL TOUR. US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) arrives with Acting Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, before their meeting in Hanoi on Januray 13, 2017. Photo by Alex Brandon/AFP

Obama pivots to India? Time to communicate strategy

Feb 06, 2015 - 8:00 PM

State visits to India State of the Union addresses and participation in Asia’s annual array of summits may provide for beautiful photos but what really matters is the hard work that follows

Implications of the Philippines-US military deal

May 10, 2014 - 2:32 PM

The message that the Philippines should draw from the visit is that the EDCA provides it with a window of opportunity to work doubly hard on its own defense modernization

MORE WORK NEEDED. Analysts agree that US President Barack Obama has more work to do in solidifying trade relationships with Asian countries. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

#DearObama: What would you tell the US President?

Apr 21, 2014 - 2:25 PM

The world s most powerful man does read letters sent to him