Andrew J. Masigan
Andrew J. Masigan
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The state of the economy
by Andrew J. Masigan - July 24, 2024 - 12:00am
Is the economy doing well? This question must be asked as President Marcos enters his third year as Chief Executive of the republic.
America needs a change in mindset
by Andrew J. Masigan - July 17, 2024 - 12:00am
When President Xi Jinping met the executives of America’s top 200 corporations on the sidelines of the APEC Summit last November, corporate America gave the Chinese dictator a standing ovation – not once,...
A looming Israel-Hezbollah war
by Andrew J. Masigan - July 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Hezbollah, a terrorist group based in Lebanon but funded by the Iranian government, dipped its finger in the Israel-Hamas war, a war it is not a part of. As a result, a full-scale war looms between Israel and Hezbollah....
An Indo-Pacific NATO on the horizon
by Andrew J. Masigan - July 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, China has resorted to a spate of bad behavior as it pursues its hegemonic ambitions.
How Filipinos look at China
by Andrew J. Masigan - June 26, 2024 - 12:00am
Many may not have heard of WRN Research yet but they soon will. WRN Research has established itself as among the most credible research organizations in the country, now spoken of in the same breath as SWS and Pulse...
President Marcos on his second year
by Andrew J. Masigan - June 19, 2024 - 12:00am
This is the second installment of my assessment of President Marcos’ performance as he approaches his second year in office.
Comparing PBBM and PRRD: Who is the better leader?
by Andrew J. Masigan - June 12, 2024 - 12:00am
In 18 days, Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will be celebrating his second anniversary as President of the republic.
The US-China rivalry: Why is it happening and where is it heading?
by Andrew J. Masigan - June 5, 2024 - 12:00am
Five shifts in global conditions over the last 50 years defined the relationship between the US and China today.
Honoring our fallen heroes
by Andrew J. Masigan - May 29, 2024 - 12:00am
Four-year-old Joulean Casil was an incoming kindergarten student in Benguet province when her father, Police Corporal Marlon Casil, died in a bomb blast while in pursuit of radical terrorists. Joulean was left an...
A brave new Philippines
by Andrew J. Masigan - May 22, 2024 - 12:00am
Strength is standing your ground. Strength is restraint.
The Spanish golden visa
by Andrew J. Masigan - May 15, 2024 - 12:00am
During the meeting of the Council of Ministers last month, the ministers reached a consensus to end the practice of granting golden visas to people who purchase properties worth 500,000 euros or more.
Windfall benefits from the trilateral summit
by Andrew J. Masigan - May 8, 2024 - 12:00am
We Filipinos have waited a lifetime for our era of investment-led prosperity.
Chinese espionage and neo-colonization
by Andrew J. Masigan - May 1, 2024 - 12:00am
If you think China’s illegal incursions on sovereign exclusive economic zones happens only in the Philippines, then you are wrong.
Lessons from Venezuela
by Andrew J. Masigan - April 24, 2024 - 12:00am
This piece is part of a continuing series that highlights the best and worst practices of nations.
The conflicts of our time
by Andrew J. Masigan - April 17, 2024 - 12:00am
There are two ongoing wars and one potential flashpoint in our world today.
A fantast cast of new leaders
by Andrew J. Masigan - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
After months of absence, a good friend of mine and I met for coffee to catch up. He had just arrived from the US after completing a public leadership course at an Ivy League university.
China’s economic crisis
by Andrew J. Masigan - April 3, 2024 - 12:00am
The Chinese narrative has changed.
Education in Les Roches and flying Boeing
by Andrew J. Masigan - March 27, 2024 - 12:00am
I recently met with Mano Soler, a family friend from Malaga, Spain.
A salute to Sec. Jimmy Bautista and Ramon Ang
by Andrew J. Masigan - March 20, 2024 - 12:00am
NAIA’s decrepit state and chaotic passenger experience has brought much shame to the country.
De-risk from China, lean in on Japan
by Andrew J. Masigan - March 13, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippines’ relationship with China is complicated.
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