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ASEAN ‘concerned’ over US-China trade rift – PM Lee

Posted on: April 30th, 2018 | No Comments
  SINGAPORE – The 32nd ASEAN Summit concluded Saturday in Singapore with Southeast Asian leaders reaffirming cooperation on trade and regional peace. However, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said...

ASEAN Single Window: Key to a strong regional trade

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 | No Comments
  SINGAPORE – The Philippines is likely to join this year the so-called “ASEAN Single Window” as it participates in the 16th ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Council Meeting on Thursday,...

Singapore to promote “smart cities” in 32nd ASEAN Summit

Posted on: April 25th, 2018 | No Comments
  SINGAPORE – Regional leaders will gather beginning tomorrow until April 28 for the 32nd Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit chaired this year by Singapore . The nine...

Duterte to attend 32nd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to attend the 32nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore next week. Singapore is this year’s ASEAN chair led by Prime Minister...

Duterte not attending the ASEAN – Australia Special Summit

Posted on: March 5th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte will not be attending the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – Australia Special Summit in Sydney on March 17 to 18. The chief executive...

ASEAN hopes to expedite code of conduct on South China Sea: Singapore

Posted on: February 7th, 2018 | No Comments
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The Association of South East Asian Nations is hoping to expedite negotiations on a code of conduct with China for the South China Sea but it is...

Southeast Asian foreign ministers convene for regional meeting

Posted on: February 7th, 2018 | No Comments
With Singapore setting resilience and innovation as the main themes for ASEAN this year, the 10 ASEAN foreign ministers started the meeting without the traditional interlocked handshake, opting instead for...

BOC’s computer system upgrade to help increase revenue collection

Posted on: November 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – World Bank will fund the $200-million computer system upgrade of the Bureau of Customs (BOC). BOC Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said the Bureau’s computer system needs improvement that...

Ma. Isabel Lopez says sorry for violation, appeals to LTO not to cancel her license

Posted on: November 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Actress and former beauty queen Maria Isabel Lopez humbled herself and apologized for the breach of security protocol she committed when she illegally used the lane designated...

Trump brags of his five-nation Asia tour as a “tremendous success”

Posted on: November 16th, 2017 | No Comments
In a televised speech, US President Donald Trump bragged his five-nation Asia tour as a tremendous success claiming America is back as a global leader. “The days of the United...