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Philippine leaders and world affairs

May 08, 2015 - 9:32 AM

We are unable to see the relevance of political sciences as a powerful source of expert policy advice Hopefully leaders heed advice from those who actually know

President Benigno S. Aquino III and His Excellency Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, share a light moment following their joint press statement at the Reception Hall of the Malacañan Palace during the State Visit to the Philippines on Monday (February 09, 2015). This is President Widodo’s first State Visit to the Philippines. In the spirit of ASEAN solidarity, it is tradition on the part of a new head of state to immediately conduct introductory visits to fellow ASEAN Member States. Indonesia was the Philippines’ 11th largest trade partner in 2013, with total trade amounting to US$3.62billion. The Philippines and Indonesia enjoy excellent bilateral relations and cooperate extensively in numerous areas. (Photo by Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Carbon plans deeply inadequate, climate study warns

May 04, 2015 - 8:30 PM

United States European Union and China are responsible for nearly half the world s emissions

CLIMATE CHAOS. The combustion of fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal by energy companies is largely responsible for climate change.

#PHVote: May 12 forum to define 'The Leader I Want'

Apr 27, 2015 - 12:00 PM

UPDATED On May 12 2015 Rappler together with top Philippine academic universities is organizing a forum on leadership that aims to define the qualities of leadership critical for the country s next generation of leaders

Is our generation anti-political?

Mar 06, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Between our personal dilemmas and a society that is fundamentally unjust there is a need to forge a vision for the future that inspires real action

Leadership and partisanship

Jan 19, 2014 - 11:15 AM

What we so direly need is a legal rational leadership – and this can happen only if we start thinking long term and systemic

UP Diliman prof attacked, robbed on campus

Oct 18, 2013 - 7:55 PM

Political science faculty member Perlita Frago was attacked at around 4:30 pm October 17 before she could even get inside her car parked across Palma Hall

Arab Spring will take time to flower - analysts

Jul 28, 2013 - 9:12 PM

The so called Arab Spring of 2011 will take time to mature analysts say warning that the process will be chaotic

TUNISIANS PROTEST. Tunisians shout slogans as they gather to protest the killing of opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi, who was a member of the National Constituent Assembly, in Tunis, Tunisia, 26 July 2013. Photo by EPA/Mohamed Messara

PH not ready for the party list?

May 12, 2013 - 7:49 PM

The intent was very nice from the start but my sense is that the implementation was done not very effectively

Crackdown on Weibo accounts of Chinese activists, bloggers

Jan 04, 2013 - 4:38 PM

China s new rules are making it possible for the accounts of bloggers and activists on Weibo to be shut down

WEIBO. The microblogging service loses some of its users to China's great firewall, it seems.

Turmoil, transition, triumph: The world in 2012

Dec 31, 2012 - 10:06 PM

In the world stage 2012 will be remembered not just for its chaos and change but also for reminding the human race that it can emerge victorious against all odds

Turmoil, transition, triumph: The world in 2012. Images courtesy of the Agence France-Presse.

'Keys' predict Obama win, but is he a lock in 2012?

Apr 23, 2012 - 10:45 AM

Obama s reelection a sure thing if pattern recognition model of US professor is to be believed

US President Barak Obama greets students from Medina Elementary School in Medina, Wash., Feb. 17, 2012. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza