Benigno Aquino, who is suffering from declining popularity due to his perceived ineptitude during the Haiyan crisis, is already facing impeachment charges -- and opposition forces are exploiting this opening to extinguish his political capital.
Countries must put in place necessary reforms to safeguard the progress achieved to date and continue addressing the region's longer-term challenges, notably slow productivity growth, poverty and high inequality.
That paradox echoes around the globe: While governments may spend heavily on high-tech intelligence and security programs, most are still struggling to update the unwieldy IT systems that run almost everything else.
How Tornadoes ARE Influenced By Climate Change Tornadoes ARE influenced by climate change, despite a recent, misinformed New York Times Op-ed. Grante...
Brazil edged to a 2-1 victory over Chile in a closely contested friendly in Tuesday's friendly in Toronto.
In a dimly lit wine bar on the eastern edge of Manhattan, a troupe of seven unabashed performers are steaming up the room with the spirit of Brazil. Infinite While It Lasts is an immersive sensual experience in which passion triumphs over pretension.
Brazil delivered an impressive display of goal scoring power against Honduras with a 5-0 victory in Saturday's friendly in Miami that underscored the depth of talent amongst their bench players, most of whom were responsible for today's goals.
The other day I was fortunate to be surrounded by a group of 20 CEOs and founders who are using the latest technologies and innovative strategies to c...
Having international students on American campuses and American students on campuses overseas ensures stronger people-to-people connections, a critical element in sustaining important bilateral relationships. In other words, having students studying around the world, and then returning home to graduate and get jobs, benefits us all.
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The question now is whether Aquino -- although hailing from a privileged background, with little ideological bent, but similarly enjoying a great measure of popular support -- will go down in history as Philippines' version of Lula or Erdogan.
Just what kind of intelligence are the British and Americans trying to intercept through their base on Ascension? In light of recent revelations, it seems highly likely that both are interested in oil espionage in the South Atlantic.
If you want to take your mind off local politics -- which I do for a day or two -- this might be a good film to see.
The sexual exploitation of children and youth is one of the most destructive atrocities in the world and one of the worst human rights violations. Programs like this CAN make a difference. This is more than a social responsibility, it's a debt to the next generation.
While it may well be important to have the top 100 influencers on any particular topic following you on Twitter or Facebook, it is not essential. You can make up for it by attracting, retaining, and activating everyone else.