Tag: South China Sea

Beware of onerous China ODA – IBON

November 19, 2018

In its eagerness to raise billions of pesos in funds for its hyped infrastructure program, the Duterte administration is brokering questionable deals with China that could threaten Philippine sovereignty. Research group IBON raised the warning in anticipation of Chinese president Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit to the Philippines. IBON said that a number of agreements between […]

Ilang implikasyon ng humuhusay na relasyong pang-ekonomiya ng Pilipinas at China

November 13, 2018

Introduksyon Bagamat Japan at US ang may pinakamalaking lagak na pamumuhunan (foreign direct investments o FDI stock) sa bansa at pang-walo lang ang China sa halaga ng approved FDI sa unang semestre ng 2018, lumalaki ang daloy ng pamumuhuhan (FDI inflows) ng China sa Pilipinas. Umabot ito sa US$1.043 bilyon sa ilalim ng dalawang taon […]

Ruling on West Philippine Sea: Group says PH sovereign footing in foreign policy can begin

July 14, 2016

The arbitral ruling favoring Philippine claim over the West Philippine Sea can be the new administration’s signal for further asserting its economic sovereignty, research group IBON said. This is also an opportune time for the Philippines to consider cutting or renegotiating unequal arrangements with other countries that put the nation’s control over its resources at […]