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Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks at the ASEAN Summit show he is 'not beholden to or afraid of any foreign country'
(3rd UPDATE) Trade tops the agenda at the Bangkok meeting, as tit-for-tat tariffs between China and the US cast a dark cloud over global growth
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong share an awkward moment during the ASEAN Summit in Bangkok
Southeast Asian nations hope to bring for the first time in the region football's biggest spectacle by launching a joint bid to host the 2034 World Cup
The Philippines and Indonesia say the landmark agreement is a 'valuable example of peaceful and rules-based settlement of maritime borders'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asks other Association of Southeast Asian Nations leaders for support in enhancing human development in the workforce
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations are expected to sign a 'Bangkok Declaration' on fighting maritime waste – a first of its kind – which promises to 'prevent and significantly reduce marine debris'
(UPDATED) Trade will be the focus of a two-day ASEAN Summit, amid discussions on the South China Sea, Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims, and ocean pollution
'They are refugees. As much as we can do for them, we will,' the 93-year-old premier tells reporters on the sidelines of a business forum in Bangkok
The Philippine leader says he will pose this question during the regional summit in Thailand: 'Can you claim an ocean as your own?'
'ASEAN should be prepared and have better trading performance with other countries not involved in the US-China trade issue,' says Philippine trade chief Ramon Lopez
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez also says there's no need to raise the Recto Bank incident during the ASEAN Summit in Bangkok where country leaders are expected to discuss a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea
The ramming of a Filipino boat by a Chinese vessel in the Reed Bank could force Southeast Asian countries to put pressure on China for an early agreement on a rules-based code
ASEAN leaders meeting in Bangkok this weekend must 'drastically rethink' their response to the crisis, according to Brad Adams of Human Rights Watch
Vic Glysen Derotas and Mark Jay Bacojo sweep their divisions to banner the Philippines' golden haul
A 57-man Philippine delegation will compete in the 20th ASEAN Age Group Chess Championship in Myanmar
Amnesty International says it is 'astonishing' the report failed to mention the military atrocities that drove the Rohingya out, the continued segregation of those who remained, or ongoing armed conflict in Rakhine
The Alab Pilipinas stalwart becomes the first and only player in the nine-year history of the regional league to win 3 MVP trophies
The clash in the South China Sea at the weekend saw Jakarta summon Vietnam's ambassador on April 29, after the navy detained a dozen Vietnamese fishermen
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
Former ASEAN secretary-general Rodolfo Severino Jr passes away on April 19, 2019, at the age of 82. Here's how I remember him.
People who worked with former ambassador Rodolfo Severino Jr remember him as 'an exemplar in his career and a generous mentor'
Much respected diplomat Rodolfo Severino Jr, former secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, served the Philippines for over 3 decades
After wrapping up his three-year stint with Alab Pilipinas, Ray Parks gears up for his long-awaited PBA debut
Alab Pilipinas fails to defend its ABL crown as it fizzles out of the tournament with 6 straight losses
The skid continues for Alab Pilipinas as No. 7 Hong Kong stuns the defending champion in Game 1 of the ABL quarterfinals
Alab Pilipinas heads to the playoffs as the No. 2 seed on a four-game losing skid
Tempers flare late in the game as Taiwan's Formosa Dreamers spoil Alab's perfect home record
Japan has been a close ally and strong trade partner to the Philippines. Trade relations are about to get better with the First Protocol to Amend the ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
Alab Pilipinas plays minus Renaldo Balkman and 3 other key cogs, but still hangs on to the top spot despite the loss
'We are a banged up team. We already have half of our guys whose status are game-time decisions,' says Alab Pilipinas coach Jimmy Alapag
Unleashing an eye-popping 50 points, Mikh McKinney definitely put on a show in his homecoming to the Philippines
The Alab Pilipinas Big 3 of PJ Ramos, Renaldo Balkman, and Ray Parks show up just when they're needed the most
Renaldo Balkman and PJ Ramos deliver the goods as Alab Pilipinas recovers from its worst loss in the ASEAN Basketball League
The Black Bears maul Alab right from the get-go, outscoring them 38-11 in the 1st quarter
The defending ABL champion cruises to its 16th triumph against a Thai side sorely missing PBA champion import Romeo Travis
Thailand has been cooking up a set of major 'dishes' it plans to serve at this year’s ASEAN 'party'
While its dominance is acknowledged, China is not seen as an altruistic presence by most respondents in Southeast Asia, according to a report of the Singapore-based ASEAN Studies Center
Alab Pilipinas pulls away from the ABL pack after completing a season sweep of China's Zhuhai Wolf Warriors
Alab Pilipinas cruises to a 26-point rout of China's Zhuhai Wolf Warriors to keep hold of the top spot
Alab's 7-foot-3 banger PJ Ramos sits out due to food poisoning as Hong Kong's own 7-foot-5 giant Sam Deguara runs wild
Renaldo Balkman leads the pack as Alab Pilipinas stretches its winning streak to a season-best 7 games
(UPDATED) Journalist groups and institutions denounce the weaponization of anti-cybercrime laws
Ray Parks impresses in his return from a three-game injury layoff with 23 points and 7 assists
The defending ABL champions comfortably remain up top with an 11-2 record
PJ Ramos gets the last laugh even after Sam Deguara tried getting under his skin
Magnolia Hotshots champion import Romeo Travis is set to replace Mono Vampire's Jason Brickman
The 7-foot-3 PJ Ramos gets the better of his matchup with Hong Kong's 7-foot-5 behemoth Sam Deguara
PJ Ramos and Alab Pilipinas make sure there will be no heartbreaker this time as they thoroughly whip Westports Malaysia
Hell-bent on defending home court, Alab Pilipinas regroups late in the game to edge Thailand in overtime in the ASEAN Basketball League