Chester B. Cabalza

Chester B. Cabalza

Chester B. Cabalza is the founder and president of the International Development and Security Cooperation (IDSC), a Manila-based think tank.

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Opinion | Will Leni Robredo and Sara Duterte-Carpio win the 2022 Philippine elections?

Dictator’s son Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr could yet be disqualified, clearing the way for Leni Robredo to become the Philippines’ third woman president with Sara Duterte-Carpio still favourite to win the vice-presidency.

Dictator’s son Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr could yet be disqualified, clearing the way for Leni Robredo to become the Philippines’ third woman president with Sara Duterte-Carpio still favourite to win the vice-presidency.

2 Dec 2021 - 9:21AM
Opinion | Philippines-US defence treaty needed more than ever as Taliban’s rise sparks fears of global terrorism

The Mutual Defence Treaty between Manila and Washington marked its 70th anniversary this month, but it has been criticised for obsolete practices, writes Chester Cabalza.

The Mutual Defence Treaty between Manila and Washington marked its 70th anniversary this month, but it has been criticised for obsolete practices, writes Chester Cabalza.

20 Sep 2021 - 11:23AM