Charmaine Deogracias
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Biden's national security strategy silent on Philippines, warns against authoritarianism
by Charmaine Deogracias - March 8, 2021 - 1:13pm
For the first time since 1996, neither the Philippines nor its alliance with the United States was mentioned in a new president’s national security strategy as he warned against the “global march”...
ASEAN sees China as most helpful during the pandemic — survey
by Charmaine Deogracias - March 8, 2021 - 9:04am
Southeast Asian nations ranked the pandemic as its topmost concern in 2020 and see China as number one among its dialogue partners to have given the most assistance to the region.
ASEAN survey: Philippines' experts distrust China but recognize its influence
by Charmaine Deogracias - February 22, 2019 - 4:12pm
A recent online survey among regional affairs experts showed that while the Philippines looks to China to provide the "alternative regional leadership in the wake of perceived US disengagement," it does not trust...
Human rights an issue in new US funding support to the Philippines
by Charmaine Deogracias - February 8, 2019 - 8:06am
Funding from the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act cannot be used for the government's anti-drug campaign unless certain human rights standards are satisfied.
Duterte bestows ISIS status on Maute group
by Charmaine Deogracias - May 29, 2017 - 9:11am
Before Mindanao was placed under martial law, police and military intelligence reports have already noted the diminishing strength of the Maute group.
Phl reconciliation with China reduced tension in South China Sea, good for ASEAN
by Charmaine Deogracias - February 1, 2017 - 3:27pm
President Rodrigo Duterte’s conciliatory approach toward China has reduced tensions in the South China Sea and is a positive development for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, two foreign...
Gov't, MILF want different Malaysian facilitator in peace talks
by Charmaine Deogracias - January 17, 2017 - 11:06am
The Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front want Malaysia to nominate another facilitator in the peace process, government peace panel chair Irene Santiago said.
MNLF leader's son jailed in Malaysia for Davao bombing
by Charmaine Deogracias - January 13, 2017 - 1:21pm
The son of a leader of the Moro National Liberation Front and a Mindanao lawmaker has been in Malaysian custody for almost two months now in connection with the September 2 Davao City bombing, multiple police,military...
Gov't on ASEAN hosting bid: 'We rule, our rule'
by Charmaine Deogracias - January 10, 2017 - 5:47pm
The Department of Budget and Management denied violating procurement rules when it bidded out the P2.8-billion contract for the hosting of the 2017 ASEAN conferences in the country, saying it has full discretion...
Japan PM Abe to visit Manila, Davao
by Charmaine Deogracias - December 28, 2016 - 5:23pm
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Philippines on January 12 and 13, the first head of state to visit the country under the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr....
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