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Former diplomat Rod Severino gets posthumous Order of Lakandula honor

Aug 05, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The prestigious Order of Lakandula – one of the highest honors given by the Philippines – is awarded posthumously to former ambassador Rodolfo Severino Jr

POSTHUMOUS HONOR. Former ambassador received the presitgious Order of Lakandula. File photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

[OPINION] The world according to Rodolfo Severino

Apr 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Severino will be remembered as a great Filipino statesman in the tradition of those who served their homeland well by serving the world of nations

Ambassador Rod Severino: The complete diplomat, even at home

Apr 24, 2019 - 8:50 AM

The late Ambassador Rodolfo 'Rod' Severino is remembered as a strategic thinker, mentor, and father who never raised his voice

Then-ASEAN secretary general Rodolfo Severino answers questions during a joint press conference at the end of a two-day meeting of the 4th ASEAN Finance Ministers in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, on March 26, 2000. File photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

[OPINION] Remembering ‘Amba’ Rod Severino

Apr 21, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Former ASEAN secretary-general Rodolfo Severino Jr passes away on April 19, 2019, at the age of 82. Here's how I remember him.

'Immeasurable loss' to ASEAN community: Diplomats pay tribute to Rodolfo Severino Jr

Apr 20, 2019 - 8:44 PM

People who worked with former ambassador Rodolfo Severino Jr remember him as 'an exemplar in his career and a generous mentor'

ASEAN SEC-GEN. Then-ASEAN Secretary General Rodolfo Severino Jr during the closing ceremony of the 34th ASEAN Minister Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, on July 24, 2001. Photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP

Former ambassador Rodolfo Severino Jr dies at 82

Apr 20, 2019 - 10:17 AM

Much respected diplomat Rodolfo Severino Jr, former secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, served the Philippines for over 3 decades

PASSING OF A DIPLOMAT. File photo of Ambassador Rodolfo Severino Jr.

Obama’s Visit to the Philippines: The likely issues?

Apr 26, 2014 - 11:45 AM

The US invokes the law when it suits Washington’s interest China depends on history and chooses to ignore the law in explaining its position which is based on Beijing’s conception of its national interest


ASEAN will stay out of Sabah dispute

Mar 19, 2013 - 7:53 PM

Most of ASEAN considers this a bilateral issue says former ASEAN Secretary General Rodolfo Severino

UNRESOLVED ISSUE. Malaysia joined Asean alongside the Philippines in 1963 with Sabah as part of its territory recognized by fellow members of the regional bloc. Graphic by Matt Hebrona

Philippines and China: Genuine clash of interests

Apr 15, 2012 - 3:06 PM

Both sides should continue to refrain from mutual military threats explicit or implicit; the problem is not military but diplomatic