Paco A. Pangalangan
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Six years after the South China Sea ruling
by Paco A. Pangalangan - July 9, 2022 - 11:22am
The Philippines initiated the arbitration in 2013 under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) dispute settlement procedures, questioning the legality of China’s claims and activities...
All hands on deck to address the climate crisis
by Paco A. Pangalangan - June 18, 2022 - 1:53pm
COP27 brings governments together to accelerate global efforts to confront the climate crisis.
Why ‘rolling site-blocking’ should be a 19th Congress ICT priority
by Paco A. Pangalangan - June 11, 2022 - 3:48pm
The Philippines lags in the region when it comes to protecting digital intellectual property against digital piracy.
A renewed opportunity for a more strategic foreign policy
by Paco A. Pangalangan - June 4, 2022 - 2:09pm
Security challenges continue to be a major geo-political issue in the Indo-pacific region.
A strategic agenda for the new administration
by Paco A. Pangalangan - May 21, 2022 - 11:20am
With the Philippine elections behind us, it is equally important to look back at the issues that led to the results and to look forward strategically at new government’s road ahead.
Taking a look at the Philippines' digital piracy problem
by Paco A. Pangalangan - May 14, 2022 - 3:13pm
Digital piracy is on the rise globally, and the Philippines is one of the Asia Pacific region’s leading consumers.
Will disinformation define our democracy?
by Paco A. Pangalangan - May 7, 2022 - 12:37pm
Disinformation is a defining issue of our time, and we are at a defining moment.
Industry 4.0 requires agile governance
by Paco A. Pangalangan - April 2, 2022 - 1:48pm
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, marked by increasing interconnectivity and smart automation, has been in motion for some time.
How we can still stop global warming
by Paco A. Pangalangan - March 19, 2022 - 2:02pm
The report points out that climate change is affecting nature, people’s lives and infrastructure everywhere, hindering basic human needs from being met and threatening sustainable development. 
Digital-ready bank frontliners and the future of banking
by Paco A. Pangalangan - March 12, 2022 - 10:55am
I once again had the pleasure of moderating a stellar panel of experts from the banking sector.
In a democracy, knowledge is power
by Paco A. Pangalangan - February 26, 2022 - 12:33pm
The elections this year will be a high-stakes, make-or-break exercise.
Combating online child exploitation with technology, policy
by Paco A. Pangalangan - February 12, 2022 - 10:50am
Kids are spending much more time online because of COVID-19.
Public Service Act amendments a win-win for the Philippines
by Paco A. Pangalangan - February 5, 2022 - 2:05pm
With the official campaign period for the May 9 election starting on Monday, both the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives have adjourned session.
Collabing, the key to digital-driven economic recovery
by Paco A. Pangalangan - January 29, 2022 - 1:20pm
Secretary Chua said that in the remaining months of his term, he would focus on pushing three top priorities for public-private cooperation, the top one being to continue the country’s recovery from the COVID-19...
Saving private education
by Paco A. Pangalangan - January 22, 2022 - 1:23pm
COVID-19 had a devastating impact on many industries, and the education sector was among those worst hit.
Keeping the lights on during a disaster
by Paco A. Pangalangan - January 15, 2022 - 3:43pm
It isn’t easy to imagine how our days would go if we didn’t have access to electricity.
Ensuring the promise of open-pit mining
by Paco A. Pangalangan - January 8, 2022 - 3:35pm
A couple of weeks ago, the Philippines lifted a four-year ban on open-pit mining.
2022: An inflection point for our democracy
by Paco A. Pangalangan - January 1, 2022 - 10:25am
The last year has been a tough one for democracies.
Addressing climate change with disaster, holiday altruism
by Paco A. Pangalangan - December 25, 2021 - 10:59am
When Super Typhoon Odette came, devastation reigned.
Solving the wicked problems of bridging digital, economic gaps
by Paco A. Pangalangan - December 13, 2021 - 11:26am
Stakeholder capitalism is a system where private companies re-orient themselves to serve the interest of all their stakeholders, not just shareholders. 
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