After nearly a week of grueling coverage, here's an alternative look at the recently concluded ASEAN meetings hosted by the Philippines
The DFA says the Philippines' position on the South China Sea dispute 'is always based on the latest intelligence we have on the ground'
CSIS releases photos that show China didn't stop its reclamation activities in 2015, as claimed by Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi
'The problem of territorial disputes between China and the Philippines is between China and the Philippines,' says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano
The parade is held from Rizal Park in Manila to the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City
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Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says he 'didn't want to include' China's aggressive behavior in the ASEAN foreign ministers' joint statement
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warmly welcomes North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho to Manila
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says this donation will be given to the Philippines over a period of 4 years
The Philippine President describes the Obama-led Trans-Pacific Partnership as a 'dream that [is] no longer there' under the Trump administration
On land reclamation in the South China Sea, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says, 'Maybe the countries that are talking about it are the ones doing it'
Watch the grand 50th anniversary celebration of ASEAN on Rappler on Tuesday, August 8
North Korea warns it will 'teach the US a severe lesson' if Washington pounces on Pyongyang 'with military force'
This is to make way for the ASEAN parade and lighting activity which ends the week-long foreign ministers meeting
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop voice 'their strong opposition to coercive unilateral actions' in the disputed South China Sea
(UPDATED) The Philippines conveys to North Korea the position of ASEAN foreign ministers on Pyongyang's missile tests
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(UPDATED) Southeast Asian foreign ministers defy expectations that they will issue a weaker statement at the end of their Manila meeting
This comes after foreign ministers of ASEAN and China adopted the framework of a Code of Conduct in the disputed South China Sea
(UPDATED) Southeast Asian nations fight to find a compromise on how to deal with Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson seeks to build pressure on North Korea after securing a new round of United Nations sanctions as he launches into two days of high-level diplomacy in Manila
(4th UPDATE) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi joins his counterparts in Manila for ASEAN meetings
In a rare instance, Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano speaks at a forum organized by the think tank of his predecessor, Albert del Rosario
Tensions in the Korean Peninsula 'seriously threaten peace, security, and stability in the region and the world,' ASEAN foreign ministers say
(UPDATED) The issues set the stage for what is expected to be a fiery few days of diplomacy in the Philippine capital
Timor-Leste deserves ASEAN support for its efforts to further integrate and engage with the wider region
Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano warns North Korea, 'You will not get us to talk about your security if you just continue testing those missiles'
The United States expects 'a general chorus of condemnation of North Korea's provocative behavior' during the ASEAN Regional Forum in Manila
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho will be in Manila to dialogue with their Southeast Asian counterparts
The endorsement by the foreign ministers is expected to kickstart talks on the actual Code of Conduct in the South China Sea
The regional bloc's unity and mettle have been put to the test over the last 5 decades
As ASEAN celebrates its 50th anniversary in the Philippines this week, Rappler looks back at the progress of the 10 member-nations across various categories, in the past 5 decades
The 5 foreign ministers who signed the ASEAN declaration were renowned statesmen, hailed for their nationalist sentiments and vision for a more interconnected Southeast Asian region
The Philippines calls itself a 'regional peacemaker' after adopting 'positive neighborly relations' with China
The ASEAN chairman is usually invited to the prestigious international forum
A report titled 'Rethinking ASEAN' dispels common beliefs that megacities like Manila, Bangkok, and Jakarta are ASEAN's sole growth hotspots
AIPA Secretary-General Isra Sunthornvut says there was 'no room' to criticize the controversial Philippine war against drugs
Philippine lawmakers are set to share how the country is fighting the drug problem, in a meeting with their counterparts in the ASEAN from July 5 to 6
Chelsea Logistics, which aspires to become the prime mover of goods and passengers in the Philippines, plans to raise P8 billion via IPO in July
'They wanted me to sponsor that entry,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, recalling his conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Mongolian Prime Minister Jargaltulga Erdeneba
'The meetings will bolster the ASEAN militaries' collective experience and resolve to combat modern global security challenges,' AFP chief General Eduardo Año says
President Rodrigo Duterte says the regional bloc, chaired this year by the Philippines, must work harder to close the gap between rich and poor
Philippine officials are set to hold a press conference on 'Dutertenomics' during the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Cambodia to attract more investments to the Philippines
Deputy assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Patrick Murphy confirms that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged ASEAN states to review their positions on Pyongyang
Phone calls from two powerful world leaders prove that President Rodrigo Duterte is being 'recognized for his leadership' in Southeast Asia, says Malacañang
Albert del Rosario says the Philippines is off to a 'perilous road' while Perfecto Yasay Jr says ASEAN under the Philippines' chairmanship 'did the right thing'