Philippine congressman to speak

Walden Bello at podium

Philippine Congressman Walden Bello will discuss Geopolitics in APEC: The Philippines, China and the U.S. Pacific Command in a free public lecture at 5 p.m. Thursday, November 10 in the UH Mānoa Architecture Auditorium.

Bello is a professor of sociology and public administration at the University of the Philippines Diliman and the founder and executive director of the international policy research institute Focus on the Global South.

He will address the implications of China’s assertiveness on the complex geopolitical relationship involving this rising power, the Philippines, a weakened United States and the rest of Asia.

For more information, email Fred Magdalena, UH Mānoa Center for Philippine Studies or call (808) 956-6086.