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The week in photos: November 4-10, 2017

Nov 11, 2017 - 3:52 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Images are projected onto the Louvre Pyramid in Paris at night on November 8, 2017 to mark the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum on Saadiyat island in the Emirati capital.More than a decade in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors on November 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Eric FEFERBERG

Trump praises Philippines for closing gender gap

Nov 11, 2017 - 8:47 AM

US President Donald Trump makes these remarks ahead of his trip to the Philippines for ASEAN 2017

TRUMP IN VIETNAM. US President Donald Trump speaks on the final day of the APEC CEO Summit, part of the broader Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit, in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 10, 2017. Photo by Anthony Wallace/Pool/AFP

WATCH: Trump at the APEC CEO Summit 2017

Nov 10, 2017 - 3:01 PM

Watch US President Donald Trump live on Rappler

Woman behind Care.com shares roots of her online empire

Nov 21, 2015 - 7:41 PM

Sheila Marcelo founder and CEO of Care com created waves when her company raised millions of dollars in a Wall Street IPO But to get there she needed to hurdle several roadblocks

BABYSITTING EMPIRE. Needing around-the-clock care for her two sons and an ailing father, the idea of Care.com was born. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

#APEC2015 generates 680,000 tweets

Nov 20, 2015 - 10:43 PM

Social media is a crucial part of bringing the APEC 2015 Summit closer to the people

How Filipina engineer shared spotlight with Obama, Jack Ma

Nov 19, 2015 - 3:01 PM

Entrepreneur Aisa Mijeno shares how the White House managed to bring her to the APEC CEO Summit even if she wasn t qualified to attend it

PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE. Aisa Mijeno, founder of Sustainable Alternative Lighting tells US President Barack Obama and Alibaba founder Jack Ma what innovators like her need to make positive changes in the world.

Alibaba’s Jack Ma offers to mentor Filipina engineer

Nov 19, 2015 - 6:52 AM

The fate of Aisa Mijeno s startup SALt will test APEC s resolve to help small businesses as it pursues inclusive and sustainable growth

APEC CEO SUMMIT. US President Barack Obama poses with the chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma (L), and young entrepreneur Aisa Mijeno (R) as they take part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO summit in Manila on November 18. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Obama's pitch to CEOs: Invest in clean energy

Nov 18, 2015 - 2:39 PM

Obama tells Asia s CEOs: Your businesses can do right by your bottom lines and by our planet future generations

BUSINESS BOTTOM LINE. US President Barack Obama tells the APEC CEO Summit in Manila that fighting climate change makes good business sense. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

A first: Obama is APEC's funny moderator-in-chief

Nov 18, 2015 - 1:59 PM

In a break from tradition US President Barack Obama did not just deliver a speech at the forum but went on to moderate the panel with Jack Ma of e commerce giant Alibaba and Filipino engineer Aisa Mijeno CEO of SALt

HOSTING GIG. US President Barack Obama jokes with Alibaba founder Jack Ma as he moderates a panel at the APEC CEO Summit. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

APEC 2015: Xi pushes 'win-win' China-led trade deal

Nov 18, 2015 - 12:29 PM

We must commit ourselves to win win cooperation oppose protectionism and promote fair competition Chinese President Xi Jinping tells participants at the APEC CEO Summit

CHINESE LEADER. Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at the international airport of Manila on November 17, 2015, to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit hosted by the Philippines. Photo by Diego Azubel/EPA

Filipina startup founder shares stage with Obama, Jack Ma

Nov 18, 2015 - 12:28 PM

Aisa Mijeno seizes the moment and tells US President Obama and Alibaba s Jack Ma that her company needs support

PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE. Aisa Mijeno, founder of Sustainable Alternative Lighting tells US President Barack Obama and Alibaba founder Jack Ma what innovators like her need to make positive changes in the world.

Alibaba's Jack Ma: Set up world body for small businesses

Nov 18, 2015 - 10:38 AM

Trade is a human right not to be used as a tool against an economy says Alibaba founder Jack Ma

AID TO SMALL GUYS. 'If China can do it, then other nations can do it. We have helped Chinese small businesses to sell on our platform. You can do it, too,' Alibaba's Jack Ma says

Manila, Cebu behind APEC peers on liveability, doing business

Nov 18, 2015 - 6:29 AM

We have 17 cities in Metro Manila One guy won’t move the needle It takes all 17 guys Guillermo Luz co chairman of the National Competitiveness Council says on the sidelines of APEC2015

APEC 2015: AirAsia banks on Philippines after first airliner disaster

Nov 17, 2015 - 8:30 PM

We will keep discovering new places and new things It is a challenge here but there is big prize at the end of the day in the Philippines AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes says on the sidelines of APEC2015

HIGHEST LOAD FACTOR. 'We are optimistic. [In terms] of passenger traffic, the Philippines is actually the best,' Tony Fernandes of AirAsia says. Photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

APEC 2015: Uber positions itself as solution to congested roads

Nov 17, 2015 - 9:29 AM

In a country like the Philippines the debate is not on regulations It’s on helping your economy grow Uber Senior Advisor David Plouffe says on the sidelines of APEC2015

'CURE TO CAR CONGESTION'. Uber's David Plouffe says around 1.1 million drivers are on the Uber platform as of November 2015. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

APEC 2015: Trans-Pacific Partnership to transform Asia

Nov 17, 2015 - 9:11 AM

The TPP will raise standards throughout the Asia but those on the outside are set to lose out in the short term says the vice president of the US Chamber of Commerce

Instability in other regions to trigger investments flows to Asia Pacific

Nov 17, 2015 - 8:56 AM

Outside of APEC pretty much everything that could go wrong has observes Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer a panelist at the APEC CEO summit

2016 elections not a 'major' concern among PH CEOs

Nov 16, 2015 - 11:02 PM

While confidence among APEC CEOs in general is at its lowest in 3 years a survey highlights how Filipino CEOs and business leaderss are more optimistic about the growth prospects in the year ahead

SURVEY. PwC officials Mike Davies Alexander Cabrera share the Philippine results of the PwC APEC CEO Survey 2015. Photo from APEC 2015

Chinese delegates outnumber Filipinos at APEC CEO Summit

Nov 16, 2015 - 4:16 PM

Chinese nationals make up 25 of delegates at the business forum in a sign that ‘politics is definitely separate from trade’

TRADE OVER POLITICS. Doris Magsaysay Ho, chairman of the APEC Business Advisory Council, says Chinese delegates make up 25% of delegates at the APEC CEO Summit. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Confidence among APEC CEOs lowest in 3 years

Nov 16, 2015 - 3:35 PM

Bottom line pressures free trade national growth – these keep CEOs in the Asia Pacific region on their toes PwC survey shows

RESULTS. PwC officials (from left) Mike Davis, Alexander Cabrera, and David Wu, share the results of the 2015 APEC CEO survey on Monday, November 16, 2015, released ahead of the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting. Photo by Lynda C. Corpuz/Rappler

APEC initiatives to kick in by 2016 – ABAC

Nov 14, 2015 - 6:02 PM

APEC Business Advisory Council ABAC 2015 says the work for promoting inclusive growth in the region will begin after the summit closes next week

MOVING FORWARD. The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) 2015 gather to come up with recommendations that will address private sector concerns, mainly on putting the services sector at the forefront of international trade. All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Gordon, Romualdez: Use Subic, Clark airports

Nov 13, 2015 - 7:56 PM

Senatorial candidates Dick Gordon and Martin Romualdez urge the full use of Subic and Clark airports in light of the flight cancellations due to APEC

LESS CONGESTION. Using the Subic Bay and Clark international airports will help ease decongestion in Metro Manila. Photos from the official websites of the Clark Internal Airport and Subic Bay

LIST: Schedule of bank operations during APEC PH 2015

Nov 05, 2015 - 5:11 PM

3rd UPDATE The public is advised to check with their respective banks as to what branches will be open on November 18 and 19 says BSP

PAL cancels additional flights due to APEC in Manila

Oct 31, 2015 - 5:36 PM

2nd UPDATE PAL says affected passengers can reschedule their flights with rebooking and penalty charges waived

Cancelled flights due to APEC meetings in November

Oct 20, 2015 - 4:33 PM

7th UPDATE AirAsia Cebu Pacific Cebgo PAL SkyJet have already cancelled flights and more flights might be affected as well

Aquino: APEC visitors to experience 'inclusive, growing' PH

Dec 02, 2014 - 12:05 PM

As APEC 2015 kicks off President Aquino urges Filipinos ‘Let us show the best our country has to offer’

APEC delegates praise Aquino's 'economic stewardship'

Nov 11, 2014 - 1:40 PM

President Aquino tells delegates he has a good Cabinet whose members make personal sacrifices to serve the country

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 11, 2014

Nov 11, 2014 - 12:04 PM

Jokowi and Obama s first meeting reactions to Jokowi s first speech abroad the truce at the House of Representatives between warring coalitions and more

WHEN JOKOWI MET OBAMA. US President Barack Obama (R) listens to Indonesia's President Joko Widodo (L) during their bilateral meeting at sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing, China, November 10, 2014. Photo by EPA

5 leaps in 2013 that make PH education promising

Dec 31, 2013 - 8:30 AM

From K to 12 to the collective awareness of the prospects of ASEAN 2015 here are 5 leaps the country has made in education this 2013