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The folly of Asean economic integration

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The folly of Asean integration is the folly of an economic integration of otherwise independent nation-states in different stages of economic development. It is a prescription for unrestrained competition among entrepreneurs in a region without the guiding hand of a unified political system.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The question to ask: What happens in Asean post-2017?

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The question in people’s heads these days is: What happens to us in Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) post-2015?

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Asean’s role against Ebola

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It was exactly 10 years ago when I went on my first mission with MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders) to Liberia, specifically Monrovia. It was a year after the end of the second Liberian civil war, which the locals had termed World War III. Fighting was still going on in the midst of the United Nations’ disarmament and demobilization program.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Rice in life and history

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One of the things that interests me about the coming Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) integration is a change in the look of our money. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas recently released brightly colored updated bills known as the New Generation Currency, which are in circulation now with some of the old designs. These notes carry the same faces on the front, except that the faces now look younger; some of them even smile: Quezon, Osmeña, Roxas, Macapagal, Cory and Ninoy, Abad Santos, Lim and Escoda. On the reverse you have an assortment of Philippine animals, fish and natural wonders. When the Asean gets its act together and integrates, will we, like the European Union, create a common currency? What will it look like?

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Asean 2015: Inclusive, sustainable development for all

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) marks its 46th founding anniversary today against the backdrop of an impending economic integration.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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