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Asia's Dilemma: China's Butter, or America's Guns?

By Rodger Baker – Re-Blogged From Strafor 

Flying into Singapore’s Changi Airport, one is struck by the fleet of ships lined up off shore, the tendrils of a global trade network squeezing through the narrow Malacca Strait. 1,931 more words

GDP & Employment

Best destinations in South East Asia |Travelers' Choice

Knоwlеdgе of thе рrеhіѕtоrу of Southeast Aѕіа has undergone еxсерtіоnаllу rаріd сhаngе as a rеѕult оf аrсhаеоlоgісаl discoveries made since the 1960ѕ, thоugh thе interpretation оf these findings has rеmаіnеd the ѕubjесt of еxtеnѕіvе dеbаtе. 3,206 more words

Cambodia

Battlefield Chronicles: Bataan and Corregidor

By LtCol Mike Christy-TWS Dispatches

Within hours of their December 7, 1941, attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the Japanese military began its assault on the Philippines, bombing airfields and bases, harbors and shipyards. 2,299 more words

Why an armed revolution in the Philippines

After refusing to fulfill his opening promise to free 400 political prisoners, recently elected President of the Philippines Rodrigo Dutertes has now ended the peace negotiations with the rebel Communist Party of the Philippines and its New People’s Army. 23 more words

News, Politics And Society

Missing Maguindanao

I remember one public school official in Maguindanao telling me how good the opportunity was for me to visit so I could share good stories about their place and the people. 881 more words

Thoughts

Paradise Regained

Oil on canvas, 100cm x 80cm (March 2017).

Based on the iconic photograph (black and white) of the landing of the American troops  in the Philipines (1945); General Mc Arthur is the person in the centre. 238 more words