ADRi Special Study: “Technology, Democracy, and Elections in the Philippines”

One of Stratbase ADR Institute’s recent publication is “Technology, Democracy, and Elections in the Philippines” written by Dr. Francisco Magno, President of the Philippine Political Science Association. In this regard, the Stratbase ADRi held a launch briefing today in Makati City. The Special Study discussed the relationship between election automation and election turnout, specifically among the youth;… Read More

2017 PPSA International Conference: “Democratic Governance in the Vortex of Change”

The Stratbase ADRi and Democracy Watch Philippines hosted on May 11 a panel entitled “The Political Economy of Population and Growth”, at the 2017 Philippine Political Science Association (PPSA) International Conference held at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel. Stratbase ADRi Trustee Dr. Francisco Magno, as PPSA President, delivered the opening remarks for the event proper. Stratbase… Read More

ADRi + Australian Trade and Investment Commission RTD w/ Mark Thirlwell: “Global Geopolitical Situation: its Impact on Australian and Philippine Economies”

Stratbase ADRi, in partnership with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission hosted an economists’ roundtable discussion on the “Global Geopolitical Situation: its Impact on Australian and Philippine Economies”, which was held on May 8, 2017 at the The Peninsula Manila. Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) Chief Economist, Mark Thirlwell, discussed how the current global… Read More

Miners should walk the talk

Dindo Manhit, President of the Stratbase ADR Institute for Strategic and International Studies After several hearings and a brief break, the members of the Commission on Appointments voted to reject the appointment of Gina Lopez as secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The mining industry jubilated, while antimining advocates and avowed environmental… Read More

“The South China Sea Dispute: Philippine Sovereign Rights and Jurisdiction in the West Philippine Sea”

On May 4, Thursday, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio launched his e-book entitled, “The South China Sea Dispute: Philippine Sovereign Rights and Jurisdiction in the West Philippine Sea”, which also features a map drawn by Jesuit Father Pedro Murillo Velarde and published in 1734. Stratbase ADRi Chairman Albert del Rosario, as the… Read More

Remarks of Amb. Albert del Rosario: “Philippine Sovereign Rights and Jurisdiction in the West Philippine Sea”

Remarks on the Occasion of the Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio E-Book Launching “Philippine Sovereign Rights and Jurisdiction in the West Philippine Sea” 4 May 2017, Turf Room, Manila Polo Club Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio, friends and distinguished guests, good evening. Let me begin by congratulating my esteemed friend, Justice Carpio, on… Read More