By Ricardo J. Romulo
The impact of this development on the legal profession is inevitable. Lawyers are a necessary evil in assisting in the negotiation and crafting of agreements of interested parties. Hence, a great demand for legal services in the whole of Asean lurks around the corner.
By Cielito F. Habito
For the Southeast Asian economies, the agricultural and rural sector remains prominent in the overall development agenda.
By Mario Guariña III
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.
By Kevin H.R. Villanueva
The question in people’s heads these days is: What happens to us in Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) post-2015?
By Maria Guevara
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.