soft power - updates

Rappler's latest stories on soft power


[OPINION] Will soft power save the rules-based order?

Sep 02, 2018 - 9:05 AM

Soft power seeks the long-term view – the weaving of a powerful narrative that avoids the use of force and coercion but instead utilizes inducement

Diplomacy in a time of disruption

Jun 23, 2017 - 8:00 PM

As Trump and Tillerson disrupt the staid halls of the US State Department there should be no ignoring that robust strengthened diplomacy is good for American security and for US Philippine ties

FACING FELLOW DIPLOMATS. In this file photo, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses State Department employees at the Department in Washington, DC, on May 3, 2017. State Department photo/ Public Domain

Google, Facebook team up on undersea cable to Hong Kong

Oct 13, 2016 - 2:19 PM

The Pacific Light Cable Network is expected to handle some 120 terabytes of data per second enough capacity to enable 80 million high definition video conference calls simultaneously between Los Angeles and Hong Kong

China’s great fall: The end of Beijing consensus?

Sep 03, 2015 - 5:27 PM

The recent economic jitters undercut Beijing’s image as the inevitable economic hegemon The world is now beginning to reassess the trajectory of the Asian powerhouse’s long term economic prospects

PH schools to get P6B from Australia

Feb 20, 2014 - 5:12 PM

Australia also wants to send scholars to the Philippines its top diplomat says

UK to get more scholars from PH

Jan 31, 2014 - 1:08 PM

The UK a subtle superpower wants to strengthen ties with the country that has the potential to be one of Asia Pacific s great success stories

PH, neighbors favor U.S. over China – study

Jul 19, 2013 - 2:07 AM

Territorial disputes are a major reason Filipinos and other Asians regard China less favorably than the United States according to the Pew Research Center s Global Attitudes Project survey

Jackie Chan's China appointment draws Hong Kong ire

Mar 02, 2013 - 6:00 PM

Action star Jackie Chan joins China s top political advisory body in a move analysts say highlights Beijing s growing soft power efforts to project unity between itself and the former British colony

AFP Photo