5,000 people join ASEAN landmark lighting rite

DAGUPAN CITY, Aug. 8 -- Some 5,000 students and teachers joined the Landmark Lantern Lighting at the Dagupan City Plaza at 7:00 p.m. today marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on August 8, 1967....

Grand parade showcases diverse cultures of ASEAN countries

The activity was highlighted by regional dances which showcased the various cultures of the ASEAN member countries. Marching bands also participated to add fanfare to the event. Furthermore, a giant ASEAN float was paraded depicting the national costumes...

Lantern lighting to kick off ASEAN Bicol Summit

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 8 — Thousands of Bicolanos are all set to participate in the historic landmark lantern lighting, marking the golden founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Tuesday. Louisa Pastor, Department of Interior...

Exchanging views with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano (right) exchange views with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during the 7th East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers' Meeting at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on Monday...

President Rodrigo Duterte graces 50th ASEAN anniversary

President Rodrigo Duterte, who also sits as this year's ASEAN Chairman, delivers his message during the 50th ASEAN anniversary celebration at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on Tuesday  (Aug. 8, 2017).PNA photo by Joey O. Razon  ...

ASEAN economic integration to drive inclusive growth

MANILA, Aug. 8 -- Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states have vowed to promote their economic integration agenda which can drive inclusive growth and reduce development gaps in the region. “We will continue our initiatives to provide...

Norway minister arrives in Manila to attend ASEAN Summit

Norway Foreign Minister H.E Tone Skogen (left) is welcomed by Department of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Bayani Mercado upon her arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 in Pasay City on Monday, August 7, 2017, to attend the ASEAN Summit. PNA...

Unity at the 17th East Asia Summit (EAS)

Ministers attending the 7th East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers' Meeting show their unity in the group photo at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on Monday (Aug. 7, 2017). (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)/jor...