Regional security conducive for local economic recovery

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 16:27:07 +0000

Given the challenges and setbacks experienced this year, people all over are counting down time when 2020 will end. But we expect that the world’s collective focus will not be on the past but on the road ahead toward making an economic recovery. The Philippine economy is expected to make a substantial rebound, with gross […]

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SEA countries sign MoU on nontariff measures

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:18:44 +0000

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez and other Southeast Asian (SEA) economic ministers have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on implementing nontariff measures on essential goods under the Ha Noi Plan of Action on Strengthening Asean Economic Cooperation and Supply Chain Connectivity in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic. In a statement on Thursday, the Department of […]

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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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