Brunei vs Indonesia: Timnas harus tentukan nasib sendiri

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Brunei's 'hot royal' sparks selfie stampede at SEA Games

Aug 23, 2017 - 4:55 PM

26 year old polo playing Prince Abdul Mateen is mobbed by fans clamoring for selfies with him

'HOT ROYAL'. Prince Abdul Mateen of Brunei is sixth in line to the oil-rich sultanate's throne and has been the favorite of gossip websites. Photo from Instagram @tmski

Rappler Talk: Meet the ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes

Aug 08, 2017 - 7:10 PM

MovePH s Voltaire Tupaz talks to two ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes on Rappler Talk at 8 pm Tuesday August 8 Bookmark this page to watch the interview

TIMELINE: Agreements, challenges in ASEAN

Aug 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The regional bloc s unity and mettle have been put to the test over the last 5 decades

Southeast Asian leaders wrestle over China at summit

Apr 29, 2017 - 2:38 PM

Other ASEAN leaders seek to toughen up President Rodrigo Duterte s statement on Chinese expansionism according to diplomats

ASEAN 50TH. Association of the Southeast Asian Nations leaders pose for a family photo at the Coconut Palace on Saturday, April 29.

PH-Indonesia RoRo first to sail on new shipping route

Apr 28, 2017 - 4:59 PM

The new route within the BIMP EAGA will open on April 30 and is expected to boost trade and relations between PH and Indonesia

NEW ROUTE. The new shipping route between the Philippines and Indonesia is expected to boost trade and relations between the two countries.

Southeast Asia's leaders steer away from democracy – activists

Apr 28, 2017 - 12:22 PM

Human rights is in a precipitous downward spiral in every ASEAN country except perhaps Myanmar and that’s only because military rule in that country was so horrible for so long says Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch

Sultan Bolkiah wants PH-Brunei cooperation vs drugs

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:05 PM

The Brunei leader and President Duterte witness the signing of deals on halal industry development and cultural cooperation

SULTAN'S STATE VISIT. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and President Rodrigo Duterte prepare to witness the signing of deals inside Malacañang Palace. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

How much does a Big Mac cost in ASEAN countries?

Apr 27, 2017 - 6:14 PM

Aside from being a global favorite the staple fast food item is a tool used to measure the purchasing power of a country’s currency

TASTY. The Economist's Big Mac Index uses the tasty McDonald's staple to measure the value of different currencies.

Brunei's Sultan Bolkiah arrives in Manila for state visit

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:21 PM

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is also in the Philippines to attend the 30th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

ARRIVAL. Brunei Darussalam Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is given a warm welcome upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City on April 26, 2017 for his State Visit to the Philippines and his attendance to the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. Photo by Ace Morandante/ Presidential Photo

ASEAN leaders to avoid direct China criticism in summit

Apr 26, 2017 - 4:29 PM

The chairman s statement at the 30th ASEAN Summit will merely hint at China s island building in the sea without mentioning it by name a draft shows

#ASEAN2017. A worker waters the grounds around an ASEAN logo outside the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), venue for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Manila on April 25, 2017. Ted Aljibe/AFP

Pia Wurtzbach's manager on Brunei issue: Everything is okay

Apr 24, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Jonas Gaffud Pia s manager says he and Filipino businesswoman Kathelyn Dupaya already smoothed over the issue Dupaya apologized over the misunderstanding

Indonesia's Widodo, Brunei Sultan to visit PH in April

Apr 19, 2017 - 1:45 PM

The visits of President Widodo and Sultan Bolkiah coincide with the 30th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

VISITORS. Indonesian President Joko Widodo (left) and Sultan Bolkiah of Brunei will visit the Philippines in April 2017

QUIZ: How well do you know the ASEAN member countries?

Apr 18, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Test your knowledge on the 10 countries making up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASEAN MEMBERS. Cars and tuk-tuk ride past a row of ASEAN member countries' flags in the Laos capital of Vientiane on July 23, 2016. Photo by Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

Max's Group to bring Yellow Cab Pizza to Brunei, Malaysia

Mar 21, 2017 - 6:30 PM

The Philippines largest casual dining operator will open at least 10 Yellow Cab Pizza stores in Brunei and Malaysia within 5 years

Duterte's choice as Brunei envoy declines post

Dec 06, 2016 - 3:04 PM

The appointment of lawyer James Lao who said he wants to spend more time with his ailing wife was earlier deferred by the Commission on Appointments

CHIEF DIPLOMAT. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (left) needs to pick a new ambassador to Brunei after his original nominee declined the post. File photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Brunei to help PH tap trillion dollar halal market

Oct 17, 2016 - 8:08 PM

The Philippines also seeks to revive the Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area BIMP EAGA initiative

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Oct 17, 2016 - 12:44 PM

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Duterte to Filipinos in Brunei: I love my country

Oct 16, 2016 - 10:26 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says patriotism drives him to go after drug lords and drug pushers

Duterte cancels Brunei trip after Davao City blast

Sep 03, 2016 - 10:38 AM

UPDATED Filipinos in Brunei are told that Duterte s visit has been postponed

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) arrrives at the site of an explosion at a nigth market in Davao City in southern island of Mindanao early September 3, 2016. At least 10 people died and dozens were injured when an explosion rocked Duterte's home city of Davao on September 2, 2016 night, police told AFP. The explosion occurred in a bustling part of the city and close to one of its top hotels that is popular with tourists and business people, city spokeswoman Catherine dela Rey said. / AFP PHOTO / MANMAN DEJETO

US vows 'action' if China builds new South China Sea structures

Jun 04, 2016 - 10:38 AM

3rd UPDATE Unfortunately if these actions continue China could end up erecting a Great Wall of self isolation says US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter

SOUTH CHINA SEA. US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter delivers his speech during the First Plenary Session of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) 15th Asia Security Summit in Singapore, June 4, 2016. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA

China using 'coercive tactics' in maritime claims – Pentagon

May 14, 2016 - 8:00 AM

In an annual report to Congress the Defense Department outlines China s rapid military growth and describes how it is assertively defending sovereignty claims across the contested East China Sea and South China Sea

EAST CHINA SEA. A file picture dated April 27, 2005 shows an aerial view of Uotsuri Island, one of the disputed Senkaku islands in the East China Sea. File photo by Hiroya Shimoji/EPA

US warship sails by South China Sea reef, irking Beijing

May 10, 2016 - 7:29 PM

UPDATED It is Washington s third freedom of navigation operation in the disputed waters launched in recent months after China built several artificial islands as it asserts claims to nearly all the sea

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Apr 29, 2016 - 11:54 AM

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China warns Southeast Asia over maritime dispute

Apr 28, 2016 - 9:05 PM

Any sort of arbitration goes against the Declaration on the Conduct DOC of Parties in the South China Sea signed between 10 nations from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN and China in 2002 says Chinese vice foreign minister Liu Zhenmin

LIU ZHENMIN. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin speaks to reporters during a press briefing at the 11th ASEAN-China Senior Officials meeting at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore, April 28, 2016. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA

China slams G7 statement on maritime disputes

Apr 12, 2016 - 11:38 AM

We urge G7 members to abide by their promise of not taking sides on territorial disputes

CALL FOR RESTRAINT. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (front R), Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion (front L), European Union Deputy Secretary General for the European External Action Service (EEAS) Helga Schmid (front C), Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida (back C), US Secretary of State John Kerry (back center L) and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (back R) pose with other foreign ministers during the 4th session of the G7 Foreign Ministers' meeting in Hiroshima on April 11, 2016. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

G7 calls for restraint in Asian maritime disputes

Apr 11, 2016 - 9:40 PM

G7 countries – the US Britain Canada France Germany Italy and Japan – say they oppose provocative actions in the East and South China Seas

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (front R), Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion (front L), European Union deputy Secretary General for the European External Action Service (EEAS) Helga Schmid (front C), Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida (back C), US Secretary of State John Kerry (back centre L) and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (back R) pose with other foreign ministers during the fourth session of the G7 Foreign Ministers' meeting in Hiroshima on April 11, 2016. G7 foreign ministers on April 10 began two days of talks in Hiroshima, with John Kerry's visit to the atom-bombed city -- the first-ever by a US secretary of state -- overshadowing the broader agenda. / AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA

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Apr 06, 2016 - 7:28 PM

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Creating sustainable transport systems: PH's progress so far

Mar 28, 2016 - 3:09 PM

Long term sustainability would require transforming the way we build our cities and integrating cycling as well as walking into our transport planning processes

COMMON SIGHT. During rush hour, a sea of headlights and red brake lights are common on the major thoroughfare EDSA in the car-centric capital of the Philippines. Rappler photo

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Feb 04, 2016 - 1:01 PM

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Historic Trans-Pacific Partnership signed

Feb 04, 2016 - 8:07 AM

UPDATED The ambitious Trans Pacific Partnership TPP aims to slash tariffs and trade barriers for an enormous 40 of the global economy – but pointedly does not include China

NEW TRADE BLOC. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key (6R) and Ministerial Representatives from 12 countries pose for a photo after signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in Auckland on February 3, 2016. Michael Bradley/AFP

White House warns Congress to not delay Pacific trade deal

Feb 03, 2016 - 2:07 PM

US Trade Representative Michael Froman expressed confidence that Congress would endorse the deal in coming months

A view of a container port with the Singapore business district in the background in Singapore, December 7, 2013. How Hwee Young/EPA

Taiwan leader defends disputed island visit after US criticism

Jan 28, 2016 - 7:11 PM

UPDATED His trip comes as several other claimants have been beefing up their military presence in the disputed region

MA YING-JEOU. Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou addresses attendees about South China islands during the Scientific International Seminar on South China inside Howard Civil Service International House in Taipei, Taiwan, January 19, 2016. Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

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Jan 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Taiwanese president set for Spratlys visit

Jan 28, 2016 - 7:52 AM

The purpose of President Ma Ying jeou s trip is to visit Taiwanese personnel stationed there ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday

This file photo taken on January 15, 2016 shows Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou as he speaks during a rally in New Taipei City. Sandy Cheng/AFP

Pacific trade deal to be signed off in New Zealand

Jan 21, 2016 - 7:57 AM

New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay said the document would finally be signed in Auckland on February 4

A view of a container port with the Singapore business district in the background in Singapore, December 7, 2013. How Hwee Young/EPA

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Jan 19, 2016 - 8:06 PM

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SC upholds EDCA, SC on Poe, Pacquiao’s last fight | 6PM wRap

Jan 12, 2016 - 6:00 PM

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Contraceptives in PH, Pemberton’s appeal, Prince George | 6PM wRap

Jan 07, 2016 - 6:05 PM

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China lands 2 more planes in disputed South China Sea – state media

Jan 06, 2016 - 9:51 PM

This successful test flight proves that this airport is equipped with the capacity to ensure the safe operation of large civilian aircraft says official Xinhua news agency

PAG-ASA ISLAND. This file photo shows the second biggest island in the disputed South China Sea. File photo by SSg Amable Milay/Philippine Air Force

Brunei's sultan bans Christmas in hardline shift

Dec 23, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Most people are too scared to speak up about the ban and while some privately gripe about the rule they know there is little to be done

CONTRAST. This photo taken on December 22, 2015 shows The Dorchester hotel in central London which is owned by the Sultan of Brunei decked out with Christmas decorations, in contrast to Brunei where Christmas celebrations are banned. Ben Stanstall/AFP

Hague court begins hearing on PH case vs China

Nov 24, 2015 - 11:28 PM

An international tribunal based in The Hague commenced the hearing on the merits and remaining issues of jurisdiction and admissibility says a statement

Belibestre wins first PH gold at ASEAN School Games

Nov 23, 2015 - 8:45 PM

Bacolod native Jerry Belibestre s 7 47 meter jump makes him the fourth best jumper in the Philippines

FIRST GOLD. Jumper Jerry Belibestre, 17, gives the Philippines its first gold medal at the ASEAN School Games in Brunei. Photo from Addy Arca's Facebook page

INFOGRAPHIC: A preview of the 21 APEC member economies

Nov 18, 2015 - 5:49 PM

This year s APEC Economic Leaders Meeting also includes Colombia as an observer

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Nov 12, 2015 - 12:28 PM

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EU urges peaceful settlement in South China Sea

Nov 06, 2015 - 10:47 PM

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini says the European Union is an interested party in a dispute pitting China against Taiwan Vietnam the Philippines Brunei and Malaysia over control of a crucial seaway

SOUTH CHINA SEA. A file picture dated May 11, 2015 shows an areal view of alleged artificial islands built by China in disputed waters in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines. File Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

Beijing holds defense forum as South China Sea festers

Oct 16, 2015 - 8:46 PM

The disputes have sometimes spilled over into confrontations as vessels from the competing countries spar over fishing grounds and resource extraction rights

PAG-ASA ISLAND. The second biggest island in the disputed South China Sea is home to about a hundred Filipinos. Photo by SSg Amable Milay/Philippine Air Force

The wRap Indonesia: Jokowi accepts help to combat haze, Obama apologizes

Oct 09, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the recovery of bodies of plane crash victims increased US maritime assistance and reactions on the bullet train deal with China

WORST EVER. Haze from land and forest fires is an annual hazard in Indonesia. The practice of open burning to clear land is illegal but is common in the country, but this year's fires could be the worst ever. EPA/TAMY UTARI

US boosts maritime aid to Indonesia

Oct 08, 2015 - 11:24 PM

The US quadrupled support to Indonesia and 3 other Southeast Asian countries namely Malaysia the Philippines and Vietnam to boost their law enforcement capabilities at sea

SIDE BY SIDE. In this file photo, a Chinese woman adjusts a Chinese flag near US flags before the start of a Strategic Dialogue expanded meeting between China and the US during the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue held at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on July 10, 2014. Pool/AFP

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Oct 07, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the importance of Indonesia for the Trans Pacific Partnership Indonesia s defense of its haze fighting efforts and Malaysia s sanctions from FIFA

DEAL SEALED. Trade ministers from the twelve Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries participate in the closing press conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, October 5, 2015. Erik S Lesser/EPA