“Energizing Economic Growth: The Role of Energy in the Philippine Economy”

  The Stratbase ADR Institute in partnership with CitizenWatch Philippines held a round table discussion on “Energizing Economic Growth: The Role of Energy in the Philippine Economy” at the F1 Hotel Manila, Bonifacio Global City. Department of Energy (DOE) Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella presented the current power supply situation and the DOE’s outlook in anticipation of… Read More

“Federalism Dialogue Series: A Focus on Education”

As a cornerstone of President Duterte’s campaign is his proposal to shift the Philippines’ system of government, the Duterte Administration has avowed to fast track the said shift. Such proposal has gained widespread support in the House of Representatives and in the Senate. The shift to Federalism however, would require consensus on how governmental powers… Read More

A Code that binds

Dindo Manhit, President of the Stratbase ADR Institute for Strategic and International Studies For the past 20 years we have been experiencing the process of globalization. But underneath globalization, the process of regionalization has also offered concrete benefits to participating states. In Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, regional formations, organizations, economies and governments have… Read More

Remarks of Amb. Roberto R. Romulo: “ASEAN at 50: The Way Forward”

Opening Remarks By Ambassador Roberto Romulo Chairman, Carlos P. Romulo Foundation for Peace and Development   Good morning. Welcome to this Conference on “ASEAN@Fifty:The Way Forward”. They say that Fifty is the new Thirty. In other words, the half-century point in the life of humans and institutions does not signal the onset of senility and… Read More