Tag Archives: Philippines

Increasing Remittances

Remittances to South Asia are projected to increase by 13.5 % to US$ 132 billion in 2018, a stronger pace than the 5.7 % growth seen in 2017. The upsurge is not only due to robust economic conditions in advanced economies, but the increase in oil prices increasing outflows from some GCC countries.

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Why did Chinese Investment in the Philippines Stagnate?

While inter-state relations do matter, the political relations between Beijing and Manila do not solely shape the rise or fall of Chinese foreign direct investment.

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View from India: Scripting Another Asian Narrative

Japan is filling the vacuum created by the U.S.’s withdrawal from the region.

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Economics Key to US Relevance in Southeast Asia

As China grows increasingly able to weaponize its financial clout for security purposes, failure on the part of the US to craft a comprehensive economic response undermines the autonomy of Southeast Asian countries and diminishes US influence.

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US-China Maritime Disputes: Too Close for Comfort

Tensions are ratcheting up between China and the United States over maritime boundaries in Asia.

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