Secretary Cayetano is a welcome addition to the President’s official family. As Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations of the 17th Congress, he authored and co-sponsored the bill extending the validity of the Philippine passport to ten (10) years
Category: Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia —Senator Alan Peter Cayteano thanked President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on his nomination as the next Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary as the former disclosed his plans for the Department in a press conference held Wednesday evening, May 10, at the Himawari Hotel Apartment in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital.
Today, May 8, the Philippine delegation highlights our significant achievments in upholding and protecting human rights.
The ten countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) continuous community-building efforts serve as the backdrop of this year’s 30th ASEAN Summit as the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday, April 27, hosted a welcome dinner for the ASEAN Foreign Ministers at the Marriott Hotel Manila in Pasay City.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday, April 26, assured that the “excellent rapport” built by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte with the leaders of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will make the country’s Chairmanship of the ASEAN a success.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will be embarking on a state visit to three countries in the Middle East including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of Bahrain and the State of Qatar.
It is with sadness that we confirm the execution of Jakatia Pawa this afternoon (Philippine Time).
President Rodrigo Duterte is undertaking state visits to Cambodia and Singapore next week which was confirmed by Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Charles Jose in a predeparture briefing in Malacanan.
President Rodrigo Duterte will leave for Malaysia Wednesday, Nov. 9 for a two-day official visit, which is expected to deepen relations between the two Southeast Asian neighbors.
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said on Friday (October 28) that the recently concluded official visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to Japan has yielded 12 business agreements valued at US$1.8 billion.
President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday that his three-day visit to Japan has been very fruitful, noting that Philippines-Japan ties remain excellent as the two countries agreed to strengthen cooperation on the basis of shared interests.
(Yokohama, Japan)—President Rodrigo Duterte visited the Japan Coast Guard on Thursday (October 27) wherein he was shown firsthand the Japan Coast Guard’s capability in disaster and rescue response.
(TOKYO, Japan)– Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave a rousing welcome and hosted a dinner on Wednesday, October 26 for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during the latter’s first visit to Japan as state leader. Abe said there is a deep, warm, family-like or brotherly relationship bond between the Philippines and Japan.
President Rodrigo Duterte and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday signed agreements to acquire vessels and training aircraft for the Philippines.
(TOKYO, Japan)–President Duterte on Tuesday, October 25, met the Filipino community in Japan and expressed his gratitude to the Japanese for helping them find stable jobs.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, October 21 said his recent State Visits to Brunei Darussalam and the People’s Republic of China have strengthened the Philippines’ economic and diplomatic ties with both countries and have opened doors for more meaningful engagements as they discussed ways to deepen their bilateral relations and explored other areas of undertakings .
The visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to Japan next week will reaffirm the six decades of strategic partnership between the two countries, a representative from the Japanese Embassy said.
President Rodrigo Duterte hopes to forge stronger diplomatic and economic cooperation with Brunei and China as he embarks on state visits to the country’s Asian neighbors this week.
President Rodrigo Duterte will undertake state visits to Brunei and China next week to strengthen bilateral relations with the two nations.
Filipino communities in the United States support President Rodrigo Duterte despite some noise at home, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said on Tuesday, September 27 after visiting different locations in the US with high concentration of Filipinos.
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said that inspite the awarding of a favorable decision on the West Philippine Sea dispute, the government is still studying the decision on what should be the next steps regarding the matter.
The Philippines welcomed the decision of the United Nations (UN) Arbitral Tribunal declaring that China’s South China Sea claim based on historic rights has no basis in international law.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay will issue a statement once the United Nations (UN) arbitral tribunal makes a decision later today regarding the Philippines’ case filed against China on the dispute at the West Philippine Sea, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said in press briefing on Tuesday in Malacanang.