Without directly mentioning the South China Sea dispute, the Philippine President stresses the 'primacy of rules' in dispute settlement as he opens the 30th ASEAN Summit
(6th UPDATE) A police report on the blast says the motive for the explosion is 'possible gang war'. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says the blast is not connected to the ASEAN Summit.
Despite the President's high-minded words at the ASEAN leadership forum, it cannot be forgotten that he has threatened and cursed at people who openly criticize his policies
Proposed new laws such as the Ease of Doing Business Act aim to put some of the practices learned from successful neighbors like Singapore into law
After their meeting on Friday, ASEAN foreign ministers express 'grave concern over the escalation of tension in the Korean Peninsula'
According to Okada, Tiger Resort is still considering listing through the backdoor route
The new route within the BIMP-EAGA will open on April 30 and is expected to boost trade and relations between PH and Indonesia
'While the number of Asian billionaires are growing, ASEAN is still home to many of the world’s poor,' Vice President Leni Robredo tells ASEAN business leaders and policy makers
'Yes, [we are] against protectionism. Any move to reverse the track towards globalization, it will be hard. Integration should push through, so trading as well as flow of goods and services will be easier,' Philippine Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says
During Jokowi's state visit, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he might bring up the case of OFW Mary Jane Veloso, who is on Indonesian death row
The ministers 'strongly' urge North Korea 'to fully comply' with UN Security Council resolutions and international laws, according to the statement
In his first address on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Manila, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the region can avoid the wave of populism felt in other parts of the world by making sure its people benefit from economic growth
'Human rights is in a precipitous downward spiral in every ASEAN country except perhaps Myanmar, and that’s only because military rule in that country was so horrible for so long,' says Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch
Indonesia's strategy towards China has been one of the toughest in the region, blowing up Chinese fishing boats and deploying navy ships and fighter jets in contested waters in the South China Sea
Designer Rajo Laurel says the barongs will come in different colors, inspired by the country where the leaders come from. They will feature embroidery from the T'boli tribe of Mindanao
ASEAN Business advisory council chairman Joey Concepcion explains the formula for empowering small entrepreneurs around the region and why it is important to do so
The Philippine President says the Hague ruling is a 'non-issue' and should be discussed only between the Philippines and China
Aside from being a global favorite, the staple fast-food item is a tool used to measure the purchasing power of a country’s currency
Tensions have soared in the region in recent weeks in the wake of a series of North Korean missile tests and tough rhetoric from Washington on the isolated nation's rogue weapons program
The ASEAN region faces the challenge of improving safety for road users, with most road deaths involving the most common mode of transport: 2- or 3-wheeler vehicles
'Getting to know the ASEAN is a must for all of us,' National Youth Commission chair Aiza Seguerra tells youth leaders of ASEAN
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Live updates from the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders' Summit and Related Meetings
(UPDATED) President Duterte and his fellow ASEAN leaders will wear barong with Mindanao designs by Rajo Laurel. Aung San Suu Kyi and spouses will wear designs by Rhett Eala.
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is also in the Philippines to attend the 30th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings
The chairman's statement at the 30th ASEAN Summit will merely hint at China's island-building in the sea without mentioning it by name, a draft shows
As host of the international summit on April 28, President Duterte can't be late and should stick to speech time limits
Watch the highlights of one of the ASEAN summit's side events on trade, economy, and creativity
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Check out the rerouting scheme from April 26 to 29 while the CCP Complex is closed to the public for the 2017 ASEAN Summit
CLC is the second company under the Udenna Group to go public, following the listing of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines in 2007
Here is the detailed schedule of activities and list of venues for this week's ASEAN events in Metro Manila
Meet the dollar-billionaires of ASEAN
Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario says the Philippines should take advantage of its leadership of the ASEAN to make sure that the arbitral ruling is part of the Code of Conduct
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From eating durian with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to singing with Malaysia's Najib Razak, President Duterte has fond memories to share with the leaders he is welcoming to Manila for the 30th ASEAN Summit
Which country in ASEAN has the worst traffic? Which has the most powerful passport? Which nation is considered the most corrupt? The statistics may surprise you.
Introducing 'Task Force Chieftain,' the special team in charge of protecting the 10 Southeast Asian leaders attending the 30th ASEAN Summit from April 28 to 29
(UPDATED) The President's common-law wife will tour the spouses at the National Museum, to be followed by lunch, on Saturday, April 29
(UPDATED) The heads of government will start arriving in Manila on Friday, April 28