PROGRAMME DETAILS

The War on Terror

The War on Terror

Mini Lectures

DATE / TIME

2 Nov, Sat 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
60mins

VENUE

The Arts House, Blue Room
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Festival Pass Event

S$25

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

MODERATED BY

Darlene Machell Espena

DESCRIPTION

Join Rene Acosta, a veteran journalist and former president of the Defense Press Corps of the Philippines as he shares behind the scenes information about the Philippines government's fight against terrorism. He explores how terrorism was able to take root in his country and the lessons the region can learn from it. 

FEATURING

Rene Acosta

Philippines

Rene Acosta is the author of the non-fiction book The War on Terror, Two American Victims and Letters from Terrorists, published by Penguin Random Southeast Asia. A journalist of 30 years, he currently works for BusinessMirror in Manila, Philippines as a senior reporter covering defense, national security, and counterterrorism issues.

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