Duterte skips ASEAN-US Summit in Laos

VIENTIANE, Laos – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte skipped the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-US Summit on Thursday morning, September 8.

Paterno R. Esmaquel II

Paterno R. Esmaquel II is a senior reporter leading Rappler’s coverage of religion and foreign affairs. He finished MA Journalism in Ateneo and MSc Asian Studies (Religions in Plural Societies) at RSIS, Singapore. For story ideas or feedback, email him at pat.esmaquel@rappler.com.