President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the 31st ASEAN Summit Plenary

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his opening remarks during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017, declares that the plenary session will be the avenue for them to continue their discussions on how to further consolidate their efforts and shared aspirations toward an ASEAN Community that is rules-based, people-oriented, and people-centered. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his opening remarks during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017, declares that the plenary session will be the avenue for them to continue their discussions on how to further consolidate their efforts and shared aspirations toward an ASEAN Community that is rules-based, people-oriented, and people-centered. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his opening remarks during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017, declares that the plenary session will be the avenue for them to continue their discussions on how to further consolidate their efforts and shared aspirations toward an ASEAN Community that is rules-based, people-oriented, and people-centered. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his opening remarks during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017, declares that the plenary session will be the avenue for them to continue their discussions on how to further consolidate their efforts and shared aspirations toward an ASEAN Community that is rules-based, people-oriented, and people-centered. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his opening remarks during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017, declares that the plenary session will be the avenue for them to continue their discussions on how to further consolidate their efforts and shared aspirations toward an ASEAN Community that is rules-based, people-oriented, and people-centered. Also in the photo are Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his opening remarks during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017, declares that the plenary session will be the avenue for them to continue their discussions on how to further consolidate their efforts and shared aspirations toward an ASEAN Community that is rules-based, people-oriented, and people-centered. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Malaysia Prime Minister Rajib Nazak listens to the discussions during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Brunei Darussalam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah listens to the discussions during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen listens to the discussions during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc listens to the discussions during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha listens to the discussions during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Indonesia President Joko Widodo listens to the discussions during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi listens to the discussions during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Malaysia Prime Minister Rajib Nazak listens to the discussions during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen listens to the discussions during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretary General Le Luong Minh listens to the discussions during the 31st ASEAN Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to the discussions during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Brunei Darussalam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Indonesia President Joko Widodo, and Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen prior to the start of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with Malaysia Prime Minister Rajib Nazak Brunei Darussalam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Indonesia President Joko Widodo, and Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen prior to the start of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and the rest of the leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states do the traditional ASEAN handshake as they pose for a photo prior to the 31st ASEAN Summit plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO