What Marcos Jr’s US trip was really for
October 5, 2022
The real success of Marcos Jr’s trip to the US was the rehabilitation of his family’s justifiably tarnished name and rebuilding foreign policy bridges that former Pres. Duterte burned. However, the trip did not really bring back anything beneficial for the people especially in terms of solving the country’s long-standing economic crisis.
IBON Executive Director on Marcos Jr’s speech to the 77th UN General Assembly
September 22, 2022
The gall to talk about ‘historical injustice’ and ‘inequalities and inequities’ is however exceptional
IBON joins groups to forward fighting demands to new admin
July 16, 2022
The People’s Agenda and demands are not merely suggestions. These will be at the heart of the people’s continuing fight for accountability and for a comprehensive plan for genuine change.
Our destructive foreign investment fetish
March 28, 2022
Is foreign direct investment the magic bullet for development that it is so often made out to be? Not really, if we look at the Philippine experience with unjaundiced eyes.
IBON: Reject RCEP
January 31, 2022
It’s long overdue to let go of the reckless abandonment of agriculture and the Philippine economy to market forces that the Philippines is ill-prepared to take advantage of. IBON calls on our senators to reject Philippine membership in RCEP.
Pivot to China? US military presence remains
June 15, 2021
US Military Aid for PH Grows
December 17, 2020
Why do we keep on begging China for friendship?
April 21, 2020
BY ROSARIO GUZMAN
In the face of the Filipino people’s growing anxieties about COVID-19 and life after the lockdown, president Duterte keeps heaping praises on China.
It is offending China, not war, that Pres. Duterte is avoiding – IBON
July 27, 2019
Research group IBON said that Pres. Duterte’s stance on the West Philippine Sea (WPS) issue, as expressed in his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA), is not about avoiding war with China, but is about avoiding offending the Chinese government and losing all its promised funds. Last July 22, Pres. Duterte highlighted the possibility […]