WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is flying out again – this time to Bangkok, Thailand – to participate in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Week.
The President is visiting Thailand from November 16 to 19, and is expected to hold meetings with business personalities as well as bilateral talks with his counterparts from various governments.
APEC, a forum with 21 members from the Asia-Pacific, focuses on regional economic integration. For 2022, the group’s thrust is on creating a “paradigm shift” for a “balanced and sustainable post-COVID-19 economy.”
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Marcos arrives in Manila
NEWS UPDATE: President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. arrives in Manila on Saturday, November 19, from Bangkok, Thailand where he attended the APEC Summit. #APEC2022 | via @jairojourno— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) November 19, 2022
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WATCH: Amid Russia-Ukraine war, Marcos says countries should stop fighting
Amid the ongoing tension between Russia and Ukraine, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said countries should stop fighting.
“We have to stop the fighting and we have to move on to diplomacy so that, we at least, these other aspects of the Ukrainian and Russian economy can be productive again,” the President said, responding to a question regarding his position on the latest joint statement on the Russia-Ukraine war.
Read more here.
WATCH: Marcos on meeting with French President Macron
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. shares he and French President Emmanuel Macron talked about partnerships in agriculture, energy, and defense during a meeting at the 29th APEC summit.
Beijing says PH, China should ‘reject unilateralism and acts of bullying’
“The Philippines is ready to engage in active consultations with China and find ways to advance the joint exploration of maritime oil and gas resources,” says China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs following the meeting between Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Chinese President Xi Jinping
Rappler Recap: Marcos in Bangkok, Day 3
Live from Bangkok, Thailand, Rappler reporter Bea Cupin recaps the events of third day of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit, in which President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is participating.
WATCH: President Marcos meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at APEC summit
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos and Chinese leader Xi Jinping meet at the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Bangkok, on Thursday, November 17.