June 9, 2023
June 9, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore
IISS SHANGRI-LA DIALOGUE
20th Asia Security Summit
“Balancing Asia-Pacific Minilateralism
and ASEAN Centrality”
03 June 2023 | Shangri-La, Singapore
Excellencies, friends, ladies, and gentlemen,
Good morning! Thank you for the opportunity to speak at this prestigious event: the foremost security forum in Asia. It brings me back to my days as a student at the National Defense College of the Philippines for my Master in National Security Administration and my senate days as […]
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