Duterte to Asean: Women’s participation needed as ‘we go into new normal’

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 06:32:51 +0000

Recognizing that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic “aggravates existing gender inequalities,” President Rodrigo Duterte has pushed for a “gender-responsive recovery plan” for Southeast Asian region to “ensure more women’s active participation as we go into the new normal.” Duterte made the pitch for women empowerment as he called on Southeast Asian nations to make […]

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US releases $35.3M in emergency aid to PH, Asean

Credit to Author: Bernadette Tamayo| Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 04:26:08 +0000

THE United States released over $35.3 million in emergency health funding to help the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) combat the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced this on Thursday during the Asean-US Special Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on the Covid-19 by videoconference. The amount was on top of […]

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PH eyes 4 deals with South Korea during Duterte trip

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 06:00:46 +0000

THE Philippines and South Korea are set to sign several agreements covering practical areas of cooperation during President Rodrigo Duterte’s upcoming visit next week, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Friday. In a pre-departure briefing in Malacañang, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Junever Mahilum-West said President Rodrigo Duterte and Korean President Moon Jae-in would witness […]

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Duterte to push for sea code at Asean meet- DFA

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 05:06:14 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to push for the completion of the long-delayed code of conduct in the South China Sea when he attends the Association of Southeast Asian Nations  (Asean) meeting in Thailand this week, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday. In a pre-departure briefing in Malacañang, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary […]

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Thailand seeks deeper cooperation as ASEAN ministers meet

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 06:20:22 +0000

Thailand seeks deeper cooperation as ASEAN ministers meet

Southeast Asian foreign ministers opened their annual meeting Wednesday with a call from host Thailand for deeper integration to expand trade

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NU cagers overpower Malaysians

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 18:00:54 +0000

Terrence Fortea sizzled behind the arc as he drained five triples to finish with 27 points in steering the Bullpups to their second victory following an 87-47 rout of Indonesia over the weekend.

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PIA chief under probe over corruption allegations – Andanar

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:30:18 +0000

PIA chief under probe over corruption allegations – Andanar

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) is investigating the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) director general over allegations of corruption.

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PSC backs Para Games

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 18:00:01 +0000

The Philippine Sports Commission has released P8.4-million as financial assistance to the Philippine Paralympic Committee for the staging of the 7th Philippine National Para Games yesterday at the Bulacan Sports Complex, Malolos City, Bulacan.

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