Of treaties and executive agreements

. . . is the topic of my latest Trade Tripper column in this Friday-Saturday issue of BusinessWorld. Excerpt:

"Considering the onslaught of free trade agreements that the Philippines is entering into (aside from JPEPA, you have or may have the ASEAN-China, ASEAN-India, ASEAN-Korea, ASEAN-Japan, ASEAN-EU, and ASEAN-Australia and New Zealand), the need to lay out the extent of the Senate’s authority on such matters is clearly substantial."