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...

PH bags 9 trophies at ASEAN Business Awards

MANILA -- Nine Filipino enterprises were recognized by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC) at the ASEAN Business Awards 2017 for their outstanding contribution to the advancement of business environment in the region. JG...

ASEAN urged to widen dev’t through inclusive business

MANILA -- The 10-member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are enjoined to promote inclusive business model in the region in order to achieve greater impact of development and reach the bottom of the pyramid. In a press conference Wednesday...

Duterte urges ASEAN firms to help small businesses

MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte has challenged large companies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to make the region’s business environment more inclusive. In his speech during the ASEAN Business Awards 2017 here Wednesday evening, President...

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...

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)...

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...