Mark Manantan
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Commentary: Why Duterte won’t rock the boat for Joe Biden
by Mark Manantan - November 10, 2020 - 3:10pm
Like the rest of the world, the Philippines was on a knife-edge watching the tight race between US President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.
Shinzo Abe, architect of 'Free and Open Indo-Pacific,' wrote the golden chapter of Philippines-Japan ties
by Mark Manantan - August 31, 2020 - 10:35am
As the Trump administration's wavered in its commitment in the region, Japan, under Prime Minister Abe, stepped up and was hailed as "new leader of the liberal order in Asia."
As employees work from home, companies are more at risk of ‘insider threats’
by Mark Manantan - May 4, 2020 - 5:29pm
As the workplace shifts into the confines of personal homes, employees are given remote access to critical data with far less oversight.
Amid US-China truce, the Philippines and Taiwan are forging a progressive partnership
by Mark Manantan - October 17, 2019 - 5:52pm
On the sidelines of the intensifying rivalry between the United States and China, the Philippines and Taiwan are strengthening their technological linkages.
China or Japan? The contest for Hanjin, the Philippines’ largest shipyard
by Mark Manantan - May 10, 2019 - 3:28pm
The search is on for the White Knight that shall save the financially distressed Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction, the largest shipyard in the Philippines at Subic Bay Freeport.
Commentary: Time for a new Philippine strategy toward China
by Mark Manantan - April 22, 2019 - 2:32pm
Not even a powerful president like Duterte can prevent China from altering the status quo. So, what’s the plan?
Australia's ambitious diplomacy program: Prospects, opportunities for Philippines
by Mark Manantan - March 29, 2019 - 3:08pm
The Australia Now ASEAN offers both the Philippines and Australia a platform to celebrate shared milestones but most importantly chart new possibilities and opportunities for deeper collaboration.
Commentary: What the Huawei espionage controversy means to the Philippines
by Mark Manantan - March 25, 2019 - 12:07pm
Amid the global controversy surrounding Huawei and the government’s perceived inaction over the concerns raised, the question beckons: Is the national security threat posed by Huawei credible? And if yes, what...
Commentary: How Taiwan stands up to China through soft power
by Mark Manantan - March 4, 2019 - 4:48pm
Amid Beijing’s firm and hardline resolve to employ force if necessary, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen remained unfazed. Her response rejected China’s one country, two systems approach, slapping Beijing...
Commentary: Will soft power save the rules-based order?
by Mark Manantan - August 31, 2018 - 3:23pm
Since the aftermath of World War II, international politics has been governed by this so-called rules-based order. 
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