#ASEAN2017 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on #ASEAN2017



Nov 15, 2017 - 7:05 AM

Dapatkan informasi terbaru dari KTT ke-31 para pemimpin ASEAN dan pertemuan terkait, 11-14 November 2017 di Filipina

Most instagrammable spots in ASEAN countries

Nov 11, 2017 - 8:57 PM

Here are some of the most instagrammable spots in the region that you might consider for your next trip

How big is social media in ASEAN countries?

Nov 11, 2017 - 5:29 PM

While the biggest social media platforms originated from the West, citizens of ASEAN countries are just as into it

Int'l coalition calls for 'decisive actions' against drug war killings in PH

Nov 10, 2017 - 2:17 PM

More than 200 non-governmental organizations also urge ASEAN to end its silence on human rights violations under President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs

Ejk victims light thousand of candles on all souls day to call for end to state violence. Photos by Maria Tan

Startups, investors meet at the ASEAN Slingshot

Oct 27, 2017 - 7:07 PM

DTI leads the biggest government-initiated startup event in the Philippines and the ASEAN region

SLINGSHOT. DTI officials and angel investors pose during launch ASEAN Slingshot event. Photo by Keb Cuevas/Rappler

Australia donates nearly P800 million for Marawi

Aug 08, 2017 - 4:05 PM

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says this donation will be given to the Philippines over a period of 4 years

TOP DIPLOMAT. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop attends ASEAN meetings hosted by the Philippines. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

WATCH: Honeylet Avanceña hosts museum tour for ASEAN leaders' spouses

Apr 29, 2017 - 3:05 PM

UPDATED It marks the ASEAN debut of President Rodrigo Duterte s common law spouse who took on the role of First Lady despite having no official designation

ASEAN LADIES. President Rodrigo Duterte's common-law wife Honeylet Avanceña hosts the spouses of ASEAN leaders at the National Museum. Photo by Malacañang

Ecommerce a huge opportunity for ASEAN nations but PH may top them all

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:38 PM

All the ingredients are in place for the Philippines to be the world capital of ecommerce just as it once was for SMS and now is for Facebook penetration according to Lazada’s CEO Inanc Balci

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PH to institutionalize business lessons from ASEAN neighbors

Apr 28, 2017 - 8:26 PM

Proposed new laws such as the Ease of Doing Business Act aim to put some of the practices learned from successful neighbors like Singapore into law

Japanese billionaire to expand Okada Manila in 2017

Apr 28, 2017 - 5:02 PM

According to Okada Tiger Resort is still considering listing through the backdoor route

EXPANSION. 'We would be preparing for our Phase II starting this year, within the year. About 300,000 square meters will be developed for our Phase II,' Kazuo Okada says on the sidelines of ASEAN Prosperity For All Summit 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

ASEAN ministers to raise flag vs protectionism

Apr 28, 2017 - 3:01 PM

Yes [we are] against protectionism Any move to reverse the track towards globalization it will be hard Integration should push through so trading as well as flow of goods and services will be easier Philippine Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says

AGAINST PROTECTIONISM. 'Any move to reverse the track towards globalization, it will be hard. Integration should push through, so trading as well as flow of goods and services will be easier,' Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says. Screenshot from Rappler livestream

Balancing profit with inclusivity key to keeping ASEAN together

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:57 PM

ASEAN Business advisory council chairman Joey Concepcion explains the formula for empowering small entrepreneurs around the region and why it is important to do so

Yasay seeks dialogue with Trump's top diplomat

Feb 21, 2017 - 7:41 PM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr also says ASEAN foreign ministers discussed the evolving policy of US President Donald Trump

TOP US DIPLOMAT. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson looks over papers before a meeting on Syria at the World Conference Center in Bonn, western Germany, February 17, 2017. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

ASEAN ministers: 'Grave concern' over sea 'militarization'

Feb 21, 2017 - 2:40 PM

3rd UPDATE Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr says ASEAN is hopeful to finish a framework code of conduct in the South China Sea by June this year

ASEAN, China 'working very hard' for sea pact – PH

Feb 20, 2017 - 6:55 AM

ASEAN and China bank on a fresh momentum for a legally binding code of conduct in the South China Sea the Philippines says

COC PUSHED. Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose says ASEAN and China 'are working very hard' for a legally binding code of conduct in the South China Sea. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Duterte launches 'people-centric' ASEAN 2017

Jan 15, 2017 - 9:05 PM

For an ASEAN citizen the ASEAN Community must provide opportunities for a truly better life says President Rodrigo Duterte as the Philippines launches its ASEAN chairmanship

FULL-STEAM AHEAD. President Rodrigo Duterte and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando Tetangco, Jr unveil the ASEAN 2017 commemorative coin. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler