Realigning a nation: Understanding Duterte’s foreign policy shift

Article by Fernan Talamayan. Abstract: Recent developments between China and the Philippines paint a rosy picture of cooperation that is closer than ever, with Philippine President Duterte’s move towards the emerging regional power that postures a foreign policy shift for many is too close for comfort. This article argues that the …

Challenges for the European Union and ASEAN: the problematic of the community of citizens (歐盟與東盟的挑戰: 公民共同體的問題意識)

Article by Juan Alberto Ruiz Casado. Abstract: Since the economic crisis and the implementation of austerity measures under the “There Is No Alternative” neoliberalist mantra, many European nations saw a devaluation of their welfare state and many European citizens experiencing a progressive precarization of their socio-economic situation. Such communities suffered a …