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May 5 Online Forum: What the May Election Means for the Philippines and the U.S. Role in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia Forum (Stimson Center) and US-Philippines Society present: Winner(s) Take All?  What the May 9th Election Means for the Philippines and the U.S. Role in Southeast Asia Thursday, May 5, 0900 EDT (2100 PHST) REGISTER HERE Zoom details to be provided On May 9th Philippine voters will choose a …

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2022 Philippine Elections Preview

At the invitation of the Southeast Asia League of Students (SEALS), the US-Philippines Society held a roundtable discussion on the May 2022 Philippine presidential elections at the Johns Hopkins University’s Rome Auditorium on November 17. Society Executive Director Hank Hendrickson provided an overview of the political landscape followed by Director …

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Preview of the Policy Agenda of the Duterte Administration by Director General Claro Cristobal

WASHINGTON D.C. – On June 6, at the Philippines Roundtable, co-sponsored by the Society, the Philippine Embassy and SAIS Southeast Asia Studies, featured guest speaker Director-General Claro S. Cristobal offered an initial scan of the policy agenda of the Duterte administration. As a precondition to progress and development, President Duterte …

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Key Issues in US-Philippines Relations in 2016 And Beyond

WASHINGTON, D.C.- On May 4, 2016, with just five days before Filipinos cast their votes for president and vice-president, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted the second Philippines Votes 2016 forum.Four Southeast Asia experts offered perspectives on post-election foreign policy challenges, including internal security threats, tensions arising from territorial …

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Philippines Votes 2016: SAIS Roundtable with Dr. Abinales

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On 20 April, 2016, as Filipinos are getting ready to vote for their next president and vice president, political scientist Dr. Patricio N. Abinales discussed Filipino voting habits, polls and surveys, and political trends and complex political party campaign practices. at Johns Hopkins University SAIS. The event …

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2016 PHILIPPINE ELECTIONS: Leadership Qualities of the Next President

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Seasoned journalist Marites Vitug provided an insightful analysis of the upcoming Philippine general elections at a luncheon program at the World Bank, on March 23. The lecture drew an informed audience of government officials, World Bank staff, academics, press, Society and business association members. On May 9, some …

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