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'
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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
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'
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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
With their IDs, bloggers were given access to the International Media Center, press kits, lunch buffet, and various activities organized for media, like Media Night. All these are paid for by taxpayers' money.
After meeting Sergei Lavrov in Manila, Rex Tillerson said he had also warned him Washington was deciding on a response to the Kremlin's decision to order a cut in the size of the US mission in Moscow
(UPDATED) Washington's top diplomat said Kim Jong-Un's regime must halt ballistic missile tests if it wanted to talk to the United States about resolving the standoff
(UPDATED) North Korea rejects offers of talks from the South during a rare exchange between the two rivals' foreign ministers, Seoul's Yonhap news agency reports
(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) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi also emphasizes that negotiations are the only way to solve the issue, after the United States leaves open the possibility of military action against Kim Jong-Un's regime
(3rd UPDATE) The Philippines says it prefers a legally binding Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, but the caveat is 'we have to have an effective Code of Conduct'
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho will be in Manila to dialogue with their Southeast Asian counterparts
Metro Manila police are determined to ensure no terror attacks will disrupt the ASEAN events to be held from August 2 to 8
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
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'
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Experts express disappointment over Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's refusal to add Chinese militarization and the international tribunal ruling in his ASEAN Chairman's statement, saying there are significant consequences to his move.
What was already watered down in one of the first drafts, according to media reports, is further watered down in succeeding drafts
The ASEAN Chairman's Statement merely 'took note of concerns expressed by some leaders over recent developments' in the disputed South China Sea
The Philippine president shoots the breeze with media during a press conference he 'wishes' would last until 1 am
(UPDATED) 'It behooves upon America who wields the biggest stick to just be prudent and patient,' says the Philippine President
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte presided over the summit at the Philippine International Convention Center
Here are the declarations and statements announced at the 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila
Other ASEAN leaders seek to toughen up President Rodrigo Duterte's statement on Chinese expansionism according to diplomats
The Philippine President also stresses 'non-interference' of other countries in domestic issues of ASEAN member-states
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
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
After their meeting on Friday, ASEAN foreign ministers express 'grave concern over the escalation of tension in the Korean Peninsula'
The new route within the BIMP-EAGA will open on April 30 and is expected to boost trade and relations between PH and Indonesia
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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
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
The Philippine President says the Hague ruling is a 'non-issue' and should be discussed only between the Philippines and China