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Aaron Jed Rabena

Aaron Jed Rabena is Research Fellow at the Asia-Pacific Pacific Pathways to Progress in Manila and a member of the Philippine Council for Foreign Relations (PCFR).

Articles by Aaron Jed Rabena (1)

The Belt and Road Initiative and the Philippines’ Post-Duterte China Challenge

Aaron Jed Rabena

Even under China-friendly President Duterte, Chinese BRI projects in the Philippines still encountered strong political opposition and faced several challenges in their roll-out. Nevertheless, taking a broader view of the BRI shows that it has made some progress and jives with the development needs of the Philippines.