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After China blasts Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr for his remarks on the West Philippine Sea, President Rodrigo Duterte assures China he will 'honor' his promises to the regional giant
China urges Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr to 'exercise prudence' after he aired ASEAN's 'grave concern' over Beijing's sea militarization
Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr also says ASEAN foreign ministers discussed the 'evolving policy' of US President Donald Trump
Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr declines to confirm if he was among the '2, 3, or 4' ministers who urged respect for the Hague ruling
(3rd UPDATE) Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr says ASEAN is hopeful to finish a framework code of conduct in the South China Sea by June this year
'The ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Retreat is the first major ASEAN meeting of the year under the Philippine chairmanship of ASEAN 2017,' DFA spokesman Charles Jose says
Philippine Foreign Undersecretary Enrique Manalo says there 'is more determination now' to finalize a code of conduct in the South China Sea
Pag-uusapan ng ASEAN foreign ministers ang iba't ibang regional issues tulad ng sigalot sa West Philippine Sea
ASEAN and China bank on a 'fresh momentum' for a legally binding code of conduct in the South China Sea, the Philippines says
In Boracay, ASEAN foreign ministers will hold their first meeting since US President Donald Trump took office
Amid hits and misses, ASEAN is still 'necessary', as the issues the region is facing are so huge that no single country could deal with them alone
Situasi keamanan di ASEAN yang stabil menjadi salah satu alasan Kanada ingin memperkuat kerjasama di kawasan ini.
'There is geopolitical significance in what happens within the ASEAN. The security profile in the region is significant to Canada,' says Ambassador Maria-Louise Hannan, first ever Canadian envoy dedicated to ASEAN
Mengingat usianya yang sudah mencapai setengah abad, apakah ASEAN sebagai organisasi mengalami krisis atau semakin matang?
City officials fail to show there was an imminent danger to life or property due to man-made or natural calamities, which would have been the only justification for procurement negotiations for the lampposts
The Philippine government, responding to criticism from Cambodian and Malaysian lawmakers, says the death penalty is needed to enforce discipline
'Just because an issue is popular, it doesn't make it morally right or effective,' says anti-death penalty Malaysian parliamentarian Kasthuri Patto
PART 3: All eyes are on the host Philippines to see if it could usher in an ASEAN treaty on migrant workers' protection after a decade-long impasse
PART 2: ASEAN countries view the issue of undocumented migrant workers differently. Singapore and Malaysia view it as a 'security threat' while the Philippines and Indonesia as a matter of 'human rights'
PART 1: Despite ASEAN's decade-long intention to protect migrant workers in the region, nothing has been done for the undocumented labor migrants, who continue to endure hardships in silence
This will be the first international summit Rodrigo Duterte will host as president. What challenges await him?
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Security is a top concern, especially for April and November summits expected to be attended by up to 21 heads of state or heads of government
Paynor talks to Rappler about the Philippines' hosting of ASEAN 2017, US-Philippines ties, and what it's like to help Duterte prepare for his first time to host an international summit
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The President invites entrepreneurs, businessmen, and investors to attend 9 business-related fora to be held in the Philippines this year as part of ASEAN 2017
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PH Defense Secretary Lorenzana: 'We will reaffirm the unity and solidarity of ASEAN amidst this emerging superpower competition. We will also work for the finalization of a binding code of conduct for the South China Sea.'
The Philippines assumes chairmanship of the 10-member regional bloc this year
'For an ASEAN citizen, the ASEAN Community must provide opportunities for a truly better life,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as the Philippines launches its ASEAN chairmanship
Watch the President at LIVE: Official Launching of the ASEAN 2017
(UPDATED) Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr stresses the Philippines' 'pragmatic approach' toward the West Philippine Sea dispute
Davao City gets ready to host 2 big events next week
The Philippines will have another busy year with 5 international tournaments set for 2017
On the year the Philippines chairs ASEAN, the bloc aims to finish the framework of a legally-binding document governing settlement of disputes in the South China Sea
Malacañang gives a preview of the Philippines' ASEAN chairmanship, even as questions hound the award of one government contract in line with the event
Jona Branzuela Bering visits 5 ASEAN countries in her first trip abroad. She shares interesting stories and valuable lessons.
Baguio-based Mauricio Victa is the only Filipino photographer among the top 5 winners in the Asean-One Community Photo Contest
ASEAN foreign ministers meet in Yangon for emergency talks, a gathering Malaysia says is the result of pressure building on Myanmar to resolve the crisis
The Philippine president says the Obama-led Trans-Pacific Partnership is disastrous for developing countries because it restricts access to affordable medicines
A diplomatic source in the Philippines confirms Myanmar has invited them for an emergency ASEAN meeting to discuss 'the Rohingya issue'
It's a close fight between the Royal Thai Army and the Philippine Army for the 2nd place overall at the ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet 2016
The President continues his tour of ASEAN countries with his upcoming state visits to Cambodia and Singapore
(UPDATED) On the war against drugs, US President-elect Donald Trump also tells Duterte the US would be 'the last to interfere in the affairs of your own country'