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International Politics

Trends of 2016: Protest at the ballot box

2016 has been a tumultuous year for democratic politics. The rise of populism, nationalism, and anti-establishmentarianism has been the story of the year.

Asia Pacific Security

Mr. Duterte’s Asia

Rodrigo Duterte, the Filipino firebrand president who has been known for his trademark public insults, has surprisingly announced an end to the US-Filipino military alliance.

Politics South and Central Asia

As Duterte goes to China, what’s in store for the Philippines?

Behind his ruthless anti-drug campaigns, crude insults, and foreign policy direction, Rodrigo Duterte is trying to consolidate his power.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Foreign ministers discuss Europe. Duterte makes first state visit. Last presidential debate arrives. Brazil may lower interest rates.

Asia Pacific Politics

The growth of the anti-establishment movement outside the West

With Narendra Modi and Rodrigo Duterte the trend of the so called ‘anti-establishment’ is spreading outside of the West.

Asia Pacific Politics

Manila’s “Duterte Harry”: Should investors be worried?

While investors appear confident in Rodrigo Duterte’s national project will his drug vendetta affect the Philippines’ economic prospects over the long term?

Europe Politics

The South China Sea ruling: The view from the UK

The UK’s response to The Permanent Court of Arbitration’s recent decision on the South China Sea should avoid any miscalculation towards China.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Hillary Clinton nominated. Philippine State of the Nation. Peru government transitions. No Spanish government. Commerce releases data.

Asia Pacific Politics

Duterte’s new economic agenda: What is old and what is new?

Duterte’s economic agenda seeks to reassure investors and tackle issues that the previous administration did not address, but concrete policies are needed.

Asia Pacific Politics

Economic Outlook: Duterte Wins Filipino Presidency

Controversial Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte emerged victorious in the Philippines’ recent presidential elections. What should investors expect from the president-elect of one of Asia’s fastest growing economies?