Philippines-China Economic Relations: Prospects and Possibilities

The UP CIDS’ China/Strategic Studies Program worked with the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) in organizing a consultative roundtable discussion on aspects of investment and trade. The discussion was in aid of assessing recent developments in the country’s engagement with China, following President Duterte’s state visit to China in October…

UP CIDS’ China/Strategic Studies Program Holds 2nd Katipunan Conference

Last October 20 to 21, 2016, representatives from the government, civil society and the academe attended the 2nd Katipunan Conference entitled, “Philippine Strategic Environment: New Direction, New Challenges” held at the UP-Law Center. The Katipunan Conference is one of the main components of the China and Strategic Studies Program of the UP Center for Integrative…

UP CIDS’ China/Strategic Studies Program holds 1st Katipunan Conference

Following a successful one-day symposium on the importance of Track II Diplomacy in fostering better Sino-Philippine relations, and to cap the first year of its existence, the China/Strategic Studies Program team members decided to convene academics, government officials and representatives from the private sector in a bigger conference offering a strategic scan of the geopolitical,…

UP CIDS to host lecture on US-China competition in Asia Pacific

The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (CIDS) along with the UP Diliman Department of Political Science, is organizing a brief lecture by Professor William T. Tow of Australian National University (ANU)  on 18 September 2015 (Friday) from 9:00am to 11:30am  at the Seminar Room, GT-Toyota Asian Center, UP Diliman. Read more here: UP CIDS…

China’s Worldview and Self-Image in Today’s World Politics

Included among the activities of the China/Strategic Studies program was a lecture series on emerging foreign policy issues. The series aimed to promote discussions among academics and public intellectuals in aid of gaining better insight into the study of China. In this light, the program organized a roundtable discussion with the theme “China’s Worldview and…

UP CIDS China/Strategic Studies Program Invites Chinese Scholars for a Lecture Series

Last July, the University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS) under its China/Strategic Studies Program launched a lecture series featuring Chinese scholars. Along with the program’s other activities, the lecture series aims to promote intellectual and civil society linkages between the Philippines and China in order to build mutual learning…