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A Briefer on Philippine Foreign Policy: An Introduction
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A Briefer on Philippine Foreign Policy: An Introduction

This article is the first of four parts on Philippine foreign policy. The first provides a general overview of Philippine foreign policy and the basis for such. Succeeding articles will explain national security, economic security, and the promotion of the interest of Filipinos overseas, respectively. Long before the era of the peak of globalization and … Continue reading

Our first peoples, our first heroes, our minority
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Our first peoples, our first heroes, our minority

By virtue of Proclamation No. 1906, s. 2009, the Philippine Government leads the country in the observation of the National Indigenous Peoples Month every October. This year, this mandated observation was marred with tension. On 19 July 2016, the protest of minority groups of indigenous peoples in front of the United States Embassy in Manila culminated to a violent dispersal by the police. … Continue reading