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    19,000 cops to form security force in ASEAN leaders’ summit

    Posted on: October 9th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — The Department of foreign affairs (DFA) considers the Association of Southeast Asian (ASEAN) leader’s summit as the biggest meeting to be hosted by the Philippines, this year’s...

    Several Asian countries pertrubed by reports of citizens joining the Maute-ISIS group

    Posted on: September 21st, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime Chairman Catalino Cuy confirmed that some Malaysian and Indonesian nationals have been fighting for the Maute...

    ASEAN ministers discuss measures to address transnational crimes

    Posted on: September 20th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — Transnational crimes are criminal acts that expand from one country to another. One of the highlights in Tuesday’s meeting is the second special ASEAN ministerial meeting on...

    China’s reclamation activities likely to be tackled in next ASEAN summit

    Posted on: August 11th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — The Washington based think-tank Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) has reported that China continues with its reclamation activities in Paracel Islands. Based on its article posted on...

    PH-China economic ties likely the reason behind ASEAN ministers’ “weak” stance on South China Sea – Golez

    Posted on: August 9th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano forefronts economic progress as the reason why the ASEAN foreign ministers, in their statement on Tuesday, did not highlight the arbitral...

    Duterte calls for unity against threats and corruption in the ASEAN region

    Posted on: August 8th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — A region where rule of law prevails and where there is mutual respect and understanding for each nation. This is what President Rodrigo Duterte emphasized as the...

    China, Asean countries to adopt West PH Sea code of conduct in November

    Posted on: August 7th, 2017 | No Comments
    PASAY CITY  — The negotiation of China and Asean countries will start this November regarding the formation of the code of conduct (COC)  in the West Philippine Sea. This was after...

    ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarisation in South China Sea

    Posted on: August 7th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA (Reuters) – Southeast Asian foreign ministers ended an impasse on Sunday over how to address disputes with China in the South China Sea, issuing a communique that called for...

    North Korea likely to speak on ICBM test in the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

    Posted on: August 4th, 2017 | No Comments
    Several countries are concerned over the latest intercontinental ballistic missile test conducted by North Korea. A professor at the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul, South Korea said it...

    Preparatory meetings held ahead of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

    Posted on: August 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
    Preparatory meetings were held Wednesday at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), led by Ambassador Elizabeth Buensuceso who is the permanent representative of the Philippines to ASEAN. This is part...