Anti-riot cops block protesters

Tension gripped a major road in Manila on the first day of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit as militant groups protesting the Philippine visit of US President Donald Trump tried to proceed to the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).

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Trump defiant on trade, vows to put ‘America First’

Trump defiant on trade, vows to put 'America First'

President Donald Trump gave a spirited airing of his “America First” doctrine in a speech to Asia-Pacific leaders on Friday, vowing his country will “no longer tolerate” unfair trade, closed markets and intellectual property theft, as he seeks to rewrite the rules of global commerce.

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ASEAN partnership for change

The Philippines is set to host next week the 31st ASEAN Summit, a semi-annual meeting of the leaders of the 10 countries comprising the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Our country is the chair for this year, the 50th anniversary of the regional association founded in 1967.

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