A keynote speech delivered on 19 March 2009 to a conference on “The Philippines and Japan in East Asia and the World: Interests, Identity, and Roles” organized by the Philippines’ Asian Center with support from the Japan Foundation Manila, the Philippines, March 19-20, 2009.
Published in Aileen S. P. Baviera and Rowena R. Pangilinan, eds, The
Philippines and Japan in East Asia and the World: Interests, Identity and
Roles (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Asian Center /
Japan Foundation, 2009).