President Duterte vows to deepen ties with China, other ASEAN groups

DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte arrived on Tuesday, May 16, in the Philippines from his official visits to Cambodia and China, and working visit in Hong Kong, promised to look for ways to further strengthen collaboration with China and other Southeast Asian nations.

PH hosts successful 30TH ASEAN Summit

The Philippines’ successful hosting of the 30th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit concluded with leaders working towards the realization of ASEAN Vision 2025.

President Duterte hosts 30th ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner

President Rodrigo Duterte and several foreign leaders gathered in Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila on Saturday evening, 29 April for a gala dinner hosted by the Philippines during the 30th Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.

ASEAN leaders’ spouses tour National Museum

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s common-law wife Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña on Saturday, April 29, served as the official hostess to the wives of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) heads of states attending the 30th ASEAN Summit.

President Duterte highlights regional inclusivity in ASEAN leadership forum

President Rodrigo Duterte attended on Friday, April 28, the 14th ASEAN Leadership Forum highlighting the importance of inclusivity in uplifting the lives of the people in the region.The 14th ASEAN Leadership Forum has the theme, “Advancing Partnerships, Prospering Together in a New World Economy.”

ASEAN calls DPRK to follow UN resolutions

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Friday, April 28, expressed its concern on the tension in the Korean Peninsula which also includes the nuclear tests and missile launches in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

ASEAN commits to building solidarity

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.

ASEAN to hold first Prosperity for All Summit

Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Jose Ma “Joey” Concepcion III on Thursday, April 27, announced the holding of the first Prosperity for All Summit of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) during a press briefing held at The Conrad Manila.

Duterte to host ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner

The Heads of States of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their spouses will be feted on Saturday, April 29, to a night of best Filipino cuisine and entertainment at the ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner at the Grand Ballroom of Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.

Excellent rapport key to ASEAN Chairmanship’s success — DFA

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.

AFP: No serious threat seen on ASEAN Summit

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) allayed the public’s fears of any serious threat to the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit this week.

Gov’t preparations for ASEAN Summit, state visits of Widodo, Bolkiah in full swing

The Philippine government has stepped up preparations for the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and the State Visits of Indonesian President His Excellency Joko Widodo, and His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yan Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam in Manila this week.

“Strengthened cooperation”: PRRD completes ASEAN visits

BANGKOK, THAILAND – Foreign Affairs Acting Secretary Enrique Manalo praised the completed ASEAN visits of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte by emphasizing the importance of agreements between countries, including a framework on code of conduct, to promote cooperation, stability, and sustainability during a press briefing held March 22 at the Mandarin Oriental.

Duterte plays Santa to PSG, 19 Dec. 2016

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, Dec. 19, distributed cash gifts, bonuses and educational benefits to the members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG).