Andrew J. Masigan
Andrew J. Masigan
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Russia is weakening; could the war be coming to an end?
by Andrew J. Masigan - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
For a while, it seemed like the economic sanctions imposed by the US and the EU towards Russia failed to debilitate its economy.
Use technology, not subsidies, to fix agriculture
by Andrew J. Masigan - November 30, 2022 - 12:00am
President Marcos has correctly identified food insufficiency and the dismal performance of the agricultural sector as among the country’s greatest vulnerabilities.
Lacking in President Marcos’ leadership is…..
by Andrew J. Masigan - November 23, 2022 - 12:00am
Last Monday, I was invited to speak before the stakeholders of the Stratbase ADR Institute to talk about key opportunities for government reform.
Capitalize on our workforce; lessons from Ireland
by Andrew J. Masigan - November 16, 2022 - 12:00am
Being a lower middle-income country is not a good place to be. There are never enough resources for our basic needs
More oil price hikes, a recession and a brewing oil war
by Andrew J. Masigan - November 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Last Oct. 5, OPEC-Plus agreed to cut oil production by two million barrels per day or two percent of global supply. Not only will this aggravate inflation all over the world, it will also accelerate, prolong and...
On Sec. Remulla’s decision
by Andrew J. Masigan - November 2, 2022 - 12:00am
The dust has settled on the call for Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla to resign on the back of the drug bust of his son. In the end, Sec. Remulla elected to hang on to his job despite grounds for conflict...
A determined soldier on a mission
by Andrew J. Masigan - October 26, 2022 - 12:00am
Former defense secretary Delfin Lorenzana faced the challenge of his life when ex-president Rodrigo Duterte called him out of semi-retirement to serve as secretary of national defense.
Global best practices: Israel rises as a technology powerhouse
by Andrew J. Masigan - October 19, 2022 - 12:00am
The first one hundred days of the Marcos administration came and went without fanfare.
The saga of the Spanish economy
by Andrew J. Masigan - October 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Today marks the national day of Spain, which we fondly call Dia de la Hispanidad.
Waiting to hear from the Department of Tourism
by Andrew J. Masigan - October 5, 2022 - 12:00am
While much of the economy has opened up, the tourism sector is still lagging and not pulling its weight.
A Philippine submarine force
by Andrew J. Masigan - September 28, 2022 - 12:00am
As the Marcos administration contemplates its defense strategy, it will do well to recognize these indisputable facts:
How imminent is war in the Taiwan Strait? How will it unfold?
by Andrew J. Masigan - September 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Following my article last month on the rationale, consequences and worst-case scenario of Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei, I received numerous emails asking me to expound on China’s strategy towards ...
An independent foreign policy, let’s do it right this time
by Andrew J. Masigan - September 14, 2022 - 12:00am
In his State of the Nation Address, President Bongbong Marcos announced that he will pursue an independent foreign policy.
EDSA Busway, privatization through PPP
by Andrew J. Masigan - September 7, 2022 - 12:00am
It was rush hour on a rainy Friday night. As I made my way from Makati to Ortigas, I noticed hundreds of commuters waiting for a bus at the Guadalupe station.
PBBM and the moral revolution we need
by Andrew J. Masigan - August 31, 2022 - 12:00am
Taking into account the baggage carried by his surname, Bongbong Marcos’ convincing victory in the last polls is an indisputable signal that our people ache for change.
A step back in our climate change effort
by Andrew J. Masigan - August 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Republican agenda continues to rip through American legal fabric.
Fighting urban blight
by Andrew J. Masigan - August 17, 2022 - 12:00am
The return of the Marcoses to Malacañang was due, not in small part, to the shortcomings of the post EDSA movement.
Tensions over Taiwan and the worst case scenario
by Andrew J. Masigan - August 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Tensions between the US and China are raging on the back of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan last week.
A surprising SONA
by Andrew J. Masigan - August 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Fears of a sell-out to China and a return to crony capitalism were allayed in President Marcos’ first State of the Nation Address.
Working for peace but preparing for war
by Andrew J. Masigan - July 27, 2022 - 12:00am
The US and China are on a collision course as both battle to become the economic, military and geopolitical superpower of the 21st century.
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