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(6) China is determined to pursue peaceful development in Asia - Ambassador Ma Keqing


22 November 2012 - Her Excellency Ma Keqing, Ambassador of China to the Philippines, was at the Asian Institute of Management last November 21, 2012 for the sixth Ambassador’s Forum. She provided insights on the economic development trends in Asia and China, as well as developments on the China-ASEAN and China-Philippines relations. 


(5) EU will continue working closely with PH in achieving development goals - Ambassador Guy Ledoux


06 October 2012 - Ambassador Guy Ledoux talked about the dynamic relationship between the European Union (EU) and the Philippines at the fifth Ambassadors’ Forum organized by the Center for Development Management, and held last October 5, 2012 at the Asian Institute of Management in Makati City. 


(4) US and Philippine relations are going great - Ambassador Harry Thomas
Amb Thomas_thumbAt the fourth Ambassadors’ Forum @ AIM, organized by the Center for Development Management, United States’ Ambassador to the Philippines Harry K. Thomas, Jr. gave a short lecture entitled “Reflections on the U.S. - Philippines Relationship” on July 14, 2012. 

(3) The Asian Century has begun – Ambassador Bill Tweddell

Australia_Amb_thumbAt the third Ambassadors' Forum @ AIM held on June 19, 2012, Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Bill Tweddell excitedly talked about his love for Asia and what he referred to as the Asian Century.


(2) What is most important for governments is trust – Ambassador Toshinao Urabe

Ambassador Urabe

Taking on from Confucius’ philosophy on governance, Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Toshinao Urabe talked about his personal take on Japan's foreign policy at  the second Ambassador’s Forum of the AIM Center for Development Management on May 30, 2012.


(1) No better time to be a British Ambassador in Manila than now – Ambassador Stephen Lillie

Amb Lillie

At the first Ambassador’s Forum organized by AIM Center for Development Management, British Ambassador Stephen Lillie talked candidly about the exciting times ahead for Britain's relationship with Southeast Asia and the Philippines.