Beyond conflict: The future of PH-China relations

There is no doubt that the South China Sea conflict is a major factor that defines the current state and future direction of Philippines-China relations. But Philippines-China relations are wide-ranging and far-reaching. Beyond the South China Sea conflict are many other areas where the Philippines and China can cooperate rather than compete. These areas were […]


Chito Sta. Romana: Ambassador-designate to China

Veteran journalist and China expert Jose Santiago “Chito” Sta. Romana is President Duterte’s choice as ambassador to China. Sta. Romana was president of the Philippine Association of Chinese Studies, a lecturer on Chinese politics at the University of the Philippines’ Asian Center and a trustee of the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement in Los Baños, Laguna. […]