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Asia’s role in the future of energy

Aug 10, 2018 - 4:49 PM

An energy company is envisioning a world with net-zero emissions while keeping economies vibrant

Asia-Pacific leaders talk trade in a Trump world

Nov 17, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Here are 3 big factors looming over the 21 nation Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Lima Peru

A man arrives at the convention centre prior to the upcoming APEC Finance Ministerial Meeting, in Lima, on October 12, 2016. Ernesto Benavides/AFP

Taiwan: Include us in dialogues on South China Sea

Jul 22, 2016 - 6:00 PM

From a historian scholar’s perspective the South China Sea is not only Asia’s Cauldron as Robert D Kaplan described but also a complex and dangerous powder keg of the Asia Pacific region

 A handout picture made available by the Office of the President of Taiwan shows Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (C) walking to board the Taiwanese Navy warship Kang Ding before it sets sail to Taiping Island in the South China Sea on July 13, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Office of the President of Taiwan

UNDP: Invest in people to sustain growth in Asia-Pacific

Apr 26, 2016 - 2:37 PM

If countries do not start planning for this demographic change they will miss out on a unique opportunity to boost growth and investments for the future says the United Nations Development Programme UNDP in its latest Regional Human Development Report

PEOPLE POWER. Investing in education will help sustain growth in the region according to a UNDP study. Photo by Joshua Ruizo

Filipinos most troubled over China conflict – poll

Sep 04, 2015 - 10:30 AM

A Pew Research Center survey conducted in the Asia Pacific region shows that 9 in 10 Filipinos are troubled about territorial disputes with China

PH, US officials meet on South China Sea row

May 14, 2015 - 8:55 AM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario says the US pivot to Asia is not as focused and as strong as it should be

KEY MEETING. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario meets with US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken during Del Rosario's two-day trip to Washington DC. Photo courtesy of DFA

Aquino heads to Bali for democracy forum

Oct 09, 2014 - 2:49 PM

President Benigno Aquino III will co chair the 7th Bali Democracy Forum with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

DEPARTURE SPEECH. President Benigno Aquino III makes a short departure statement before leaving for Europe September 13. Photo courtesy of Malacañang

PH wins Big League Softball World Series

Aug 09, 2012 - 3:26 PM

Manila crushed Westchester California with a 14 2 victory after losing the finals in 2008 2010 and 2011

Manila team, representing Asia-Pacific. Photo from Big League Softball World Series website