The Yuchengco Center (YC) was jointly established by Brother Andrew Gonzalez, former president of De La Salle University (DLSU); Ambassador Alfonso Yuchengco, chairman of the Yuchengco Group of Companies, former Presidential Adviser on Foreign Affairs, former Ambassador to China and to Japan, and former Permanent Representative to the United Nations; and Dr. Wilfrido Villacorta, DLSU professor and former ASEAN Deputy Secretary General.
It was inaugurated on August 29, 1994 as the 'Yuchengco Institute of Philippines-Japan Relations.' In 1997, the Board of Trustees renamed it 'Yuchengco Center for East Asia' to reflect the expansion of its concerns to Northeast and Southeast Asia. In 2002, the Board shortened its name to 'Yuchengco Center' to signify a shift towards a broader perspective that is more issue-oriented and policy-focused.
The Center's institutional goals are:
Dr. Trinidad S. Osteria
2nd Floor, Don Enrique T. Yuchengco Hall
De La Salle University
2401 Taft Avenue,
1004 Manila, Philippines
Telephone Number: (632) 526 - 1253
Fax Number: (632) 525 - 3457