Interview or Podcast


“How China Seeks To Win Over ‘Strong And Friendly Leaders’ And The Local Pushback,” Amitabh P. Revi, StratNews Global.
“The Belt and Road Initiative and Southeast Asia,” Mark Palumo, Analyzing War.


“Chinese Investments in the Philippines,” Marites Vitug, Rappler.


“If Westerners are naive about Duterte, Chinese money is not,” Mirko Giordani, Deep in Southeast Asia.
“Chinese State-backed and Flexible Capital in the Philippines,” Erik Myxter-Iino, Belt and Road Podcast.
‘Modern Day American Colonialism in the Philippines,” Eliza Romero, The Aesthetic Distance Podcast.
‘The Arrest Of Maria Ressa And The Rise Of Illiberal Democracy In The Philippines,” Eliza Romero, The Aesthetic Distance Podcast.

Featured or Quoted in


DW News. “菲总统不甩南海仲裁 学者:菲律宾将持续亲中.” Zachary Lee, July 28.
Rappler. “IN CHARTS: How Duterte’s love affair with China shaped the PH economy.” Ralf Rivas & Sofia Tomacruz, July 21.
Rappler. “Duterte and the West Philippine Sea: A strategy of failed compromises.” Sofia Tomacruz & Jairo Bolledo, July 15.
Strait Times. “Building it better - US takes on China's Belt and Road project.” Danson Cheong, July 12.
The American Prospect. “A U.S.-Led Challenge to China’s Global Infrastructure Strategy.” Sam Bresnick & Anarkalee Perera, July 8.
GMA News. “China incursions to continue amid Philippines' weak stance on WPS, veteran journo says.” Mentioned in Howie Severino's interview with Marites Vitug, Consuelo Marquez , July 8.
Manila Times. “China is Duterte’s tool, not the other way around.” Ben Kritz, June 20.
PolitiFact. “What is China’s Belt and Road Initiative, and why is Joe Biden concerned?.” Louis Jacobson, June 16.
Radio Free Asia. “China’s Loan Agreements with Philippines Skewed in Beijing’s Favor, Contracts Show.” June 14.


Cliff Venzon. “Philippines bets on online casinos, e-cockfights as Chinese flee.” Nikkei Asian Review. December 24.
Rappler. “Rappler Talk: Alvin Camba on Chinese investments in the Philippines.” September 15.
Sara Weissman. “Asian Students Face Discrimination as the Coronavirus Spreads.” Diverse Issues in Higher Education. February 13.
Bernadette Tamayo. “ Chinese investors wary of future in PH.” Manila Times. August 24


Cliff Venzon. “Manila Vice: XI and Duterte grapple with online casino crime.” Nikkei Asian Review. December 24.
Raisa Robles. “China promised Duterte US$9 billion. He’s had only US$924 million in loans and grants. Why?” South China Morning Post (SCMP). October 26.
Cliff Venzon. “Duterte struggles to sell his China pivot at home.” Nikkei Asian Review. October 9.
Sam Ramos-Jones. Philippines’ Risky Bet on Gaming Industry. Asia Sentinel. September 27.
Resty Woro Yuniar. Indonesia set to choose Japan over China to get second rail mega-project on track. South China Morning Post (SCMP). September 13.
Cliff Venzon. Philippines halts new online casinos as China urges crackdown. Asian Nikkei Review. August 19.
John Reed. Manila’s online gambling boom highlights pivot to China. Financial Times. August 5.
Jc Punongbayan. Why the influx of Chinese in the Philippines? Rappler. June 17.
Ralf Rivas. Online gambling: Good for whose business? Rappler. June 14.
Ralf Rivas. Overworked and Shortchanged: A Chinese online gambling worker’s plight in Manila. Rappler. June 12.
Cliff Venzon. Manila set to block Chinese bidders from largest shipyard. Nikkei Asian Review. April 29.
Natalia Portyakova. Симфония Си: что даст России сопряжение «Пояса и пути» с ЕАЭС, Izvestia. April 24.
Jake Watts. Virtual Casinos Deliver a Tricky Jackpot. Wall Street Journal. March 19.
Weslene Uy. Rise of Chinese investments in Duterte’s Philippines: Some consequences. Philippine Star. March 19.
Weslene Uy. Corrosive Foreign Investments: The Case of Offshore Gambling. BusinessWorld. March 12.
Renato De Castro. The geo-political fault line in Philippine society. Philippine Star. Philippine Star. January 4.


Editorial Board. PH-China relations’ restored to normalcy’ – Duterte. UN-TV News. November 20.
Renato De Castro. With Xi Jinping’s visit, will Duterte reap the fruit of appeasing China? Philippine Star. September, 22.
Editorial Board. Xi Jinping’s visit seen boosting PH-China Ties. Manila Times. November 11.
Sarah Zheng. Philippines must strike a balance when China’s Xi Jinping comes to visit, analysts say. South China Morning Post (SCMP). November 1.
Bhavan Jaipragas. Trump strikes a blow in US-China struggle with Build Act to contain Xi’s Belt and Road. South China Morning Post (SCMP). October 20.
Mauro Gia Samonte. See Xi Jinping face off with this Philippine reality? Manila Times, September, 28.
Renato De Castro. Is there crisis in Duterte admin’s appeasement policy on China? Philippine Star. September, 22.
Ghie. Datoy. Xi and Duterte: Building progress and hope. Philippine Daily Tribune, September 15.
Editorial Board. Philippines should steer clear of China’s One Belt and One Road. Philippine News. August, 28.
Jason Koutsoukis and Cecilia Yap. China Hasn’t Delivered on Its $24 Billion Philippines Promise. Bloomberg. July, 25.


Also appeared in: Philippinenmagazin, Japan Times, Malaymail, Brunei Direct, BusinessWorld, Taiwan News, Manila Bulletin, Macau Daily. Yahoo, Zing Vn, Bizlive VN, IntelAsia, The Business Times.

Audrey Morallo. Analyst: Too early to judge Duterte success, failure in courting Chinese FDIs. Philippine Star. July, 13.
Rey Gamboa. Take two for China. Philippine Star. March, 11.


Leslie Gatpolintan. Infrastructure to attract more FDI. Philippine News Agency. August, 1