We are pleased to share with you the third quarter issue of Politika, which includes the survey results that were released at the end of last week. The third quarter ended on an ambivalent note, with either no change or a noteworthy drop in President Duterte’s survey ratings. 80% told Pulse Asia that they approve… Read More
Dindo Manhit, President of the Stratbase ADR Institute for Strategic and International Studies It takes more than populism for a leader to fulfill his promises to the people, and far more to combat elitism and make the government function more. Without definitive and well-considered policies, a leader’s populist pronouncements, witticisms, and tough talk are mere… Read More
Yesterday, the Stratbase ADRi launched a Special Study by Mr. Richard Heydarian. Entitled “Duterte’s First Year in Office: Assessing the Balance Sheet”, the paper provides an assessment of President Rodrigo Duterte’s first year in office by placing it within the context of the Philippines’ challenges in four areas: domestic security and terrorism; foreign policy; socio-economic… Read More
Dindo Manhit, President of the Stratbase ADR Institute for Strategic and International Studies The development of a dynamic and productive economy hinges on its society’s constitution — the national framework whose provisions help ensure the people’s wellbeing. In concrete terms, the economic provisions of a constitution succeed when they strike the right balance between safeguarding… Read More
In honor of Mr. Washington Sycip, we take a look back at how he has extended support to the endeavors of our Institute.The Institute is honored and grateful to have shared these endeavors with Mr. Sycip.
Economic Snapshots is a quarterly publication that presents the current economic situation of the Philippines through various economic indicators as monitored by local and international nancial institutions. This includes the country’s most recent data on Gross Domestic Product, Foreign Direct Investments and Remittances, among others. In addition, studies on the economic performance and financial forecasts for the… Read More
The rise of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the global economy has been one of the biggest contributors to the decline of global inequality until the early 2000s (Ho-fung 2015, 102). As an alternative foreign direct investor, Chinese companies have chosen to do business with developing countries previously ignored by other major investors… Read More