APEC Peru - updates

Rappler's latest stories on APEC Peru


Duterte's absences in summits: What we're missing

Nov 26, 2016 - 7:30 AM

President Duterte who skipped important events in the last two summits he joined will himself host an international conference in 2017

COUNTRY'S TOP DIPLOMAT. President Rodrigo Duterte participates in the general dialogue at the APEC Leaders' Summit in Lima, Peru on November 19. Photo by SIMEON CELI JR./ Presidential Photo

Duterte on Putin: We've become fast friends

Nov 21, 2016 - 7:10 PM

Mukhang parang magkakilala na kami nang matagal says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte about his new friend Russian President Vladimir Putin

MEETING HIS HERO. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte can't help but smile upon meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Lima, Peru. Photo from SAP Christopher Go

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Nov 21, 2016 - 1:06 PM

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Putin invites Duterte to visit Russia

Nov 21, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Cabinet officials say Russian President Vladimir Putin lauded Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for his firm moves during their much anticipated bilateral meeting

TWO PRESIDENTS. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting in the presence of their ministers. Malacañang Press Pool photo

Duterte skips APEC family photo session, meetings

Nov 21, 2016 - 9:17 AM

UPDATED Duterte blames jetlag for his absence at traditional APEC events like the family photo of heads of state where Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr stood in for him

NO SHOW. Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr represents President Duterte at a photo of leaders taken on the second day of the 24th APEC Leaders' Meeting in Lima, Peru on November 20, 2016. Photo by KING RODRIGUEZ/ Presidential Photo

Asia-Pacific leaders defend trade against Trump tide

Nov 21, 2016 - 12:50 AM

US President elect Donald Trump s attacks on free trade deals are causing jitters in the Pacific Rim

China's President Xi Jinping (L) and others listen to US President Barack Obama (R) make a statement before a meeting November 19, 2016 in Lima, Peru. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski

Duterte meets his 'idol' Putin

Nov 20, 2016 - 2:34 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin appears delighted to meet President Rodrigo Duterte in Lima Peru where they are attending the APEC Leaders Summit

BILATERAL MEETING. President Duterte talks about his administration's campaign against illegal drugs with President Putin. Malacañang Press Pool photo

Duterte may lecture APEC leaders on 'finer points of civilization'

Nov 17, 2016 - 4:41 PM

The Philippine leader says he is not aware of what would be discussed at the APEC meeting in Peru but he has practiced his lecture to fellow leaders who would make the mistake of criticizing him

DUTERTE THE DIPLOMAT. President Duterte delivers a message at the Davao International Airport on November 17, 2016 before leaving for Lima, Peru to attend APEC Leaders' Meeting. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Duterte seeking meeting with Putin at APEC Summit

Nov 15, 2016 - 11:49 PM

The President says he wants the Philippines and Russia to be the best of friends

'BEST OF FRIENDS.' President Rodrigo Duterte meets with Russian Ambassador Igor Khovaev a day before departing for Peru to participate in the APEC Summit. Photo by Albert Alcain/PPD

5 things to expect from Duterte at APEC 2016 in Peru

Nov 14, 2016 - 2:25 PM

Will Duterte meet with US President Obama or Russian President Putin? What s his schedule like during the two day summit? Here are things you should know

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at Bangkok Royal Air Force Base on November 9, 2016 to pay his last respect to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej. TOTO LOZANO/Presidential Photo