Senior officials gear up for ASEAN summit

Senior officials gear up for ASEAN summit

MANILA — Senior officials from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) kicked off on Wednesday a three-day meeting here to discuss preparations for the leaders’ summit next month. The Department of Foreign Affairs is convening the Joint Consultative...
49th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ meet opens in PH

49th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ meet opens in PH

MANILA — The 49th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM) formally opened in Pasay City Thursday. Trade ministers of the regional bloc’s 10 member states have convened here to move forward action plans for the ASEAN...
DSWD to host 2 ASEAN meetings in Tagaytay

DSWD to host 2 ASEAN meetings in Tagaytay

MANILA – As chair of the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) pillar, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will host the 23rd Senior Officials Meeting for ASCC (SOCA) and 18th ASCC Council Meeting at Taal Vista, Tagaytay City on September 11-14....
DavOr lights ASEAN heritage site in Mt. Hamiguitan

DavOr lights ASEAN heritage site in Mt. Hamiguitan

HAMIGUITAN, Davao Oriental, Aug 8 – More than a thousand city and municipal mayors, government officials, employees and the residents of Davao Oriental province joined the simultaneous historic lighting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) landmarks...
Cayetano says China, Japan fueling economic growth in ASEAN

Cayetano says China, Japan fueling economic growth in ASEAN

MANILA, August 8 — The Philippines said that China and Japan have become economic drivers in the region, particularly with China’s growth in the last two decades. “So it’s very hard to describe the role of one country in one region but definitely in terms...