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The Philippines is part of Southeast Asia, yet in many instances feels distant from the rest of the region both geographically and culturally.
Still, ASEAN countries face the same issues, including the long-running maritime issues with China.
On Thursday, December 9, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug speaks to international relations expert Charmaine Willoughby of the De La Salle University (DLSU) on how Filipinos view the rest of Southeast Asia, and how this affects regional cooperation and interaction.
Willoughby is an associate professor at DLSU’s Department of International Studies.
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Watch previous Southeast Asia Speaks episodes:
- Drew Thompson on rising tension between China and Taiwan
- Ex-Coast Guard chief George Ursabia Jr. on protecting the West PH Sea
- Analyst Ashley Townshend on AUKUS alliance’s impact in the region
- Analyst Gregory Poling on US policy in the region
- Legal scholar Erik Jensen on what’s next for Afghanistan
- Ex-navy chief Giovanni Bacordo on dealing with Chinese incursions in West PH Sea
- UN’s Olivier Lermet on the illegal drug trade amid pandemic
- Ex-DOH chief Manuel Dayrit on lessons from global responses to COVID-19
- Lawyer Peter Robinson on hurdles faced by ICC
- Political scientist Mark Thompson on the Philippines under Duterte
- Marine scientist Deo Onda on protecting West PH Sea resources
- Walden Bello on Rodrigo Duterte and fascism
- Analyst Joshua Kurlantzick on what ASEAN can do vs Myanmar coup
- Analyst Ben Bland on China’s pandemic diplomacy
- Antonio Carpio on West PH Sea and leading a political movement
- Lawyer Ruben Carranza on what new ICC prosecutor means for the Philippines
- Journalist Gwen Robinson on the future of Myanmar
- Ambassador Gerard Ho Wei Hong on Singapore’s leadership during COVID-19 pandemic