APEC Philippines 2015 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on APEC Philippines 2015


HIGHLIGHTS: Day 8, APEC Philippines 2015

Nov 18, 2015 - 10:48 PM

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HIGHLIGHTS: Day 7 APEC Philippines 2015

Nov 18, 2015 - 8:24 AM

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Day 6: APEC Philippines 2015

Nov 17, 2015 - 11:03 AM

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Day 5: APEC Philippines 2015

Nov 16, 2015 - 12:18 AM

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HIGHLIGHTS: Day 3 APEC Philippines 2015

Nov 14, 2015 - 12:31 PM

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HIGHLIGHTS: Day 2 APEC Philippines 2015

Nov 13, 2015 - 1:56 PM

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HIGHLIGHTS: Day 1 APEC Philippines 2015

Nov 12, 2015 - 5:57 PM

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Poe to Aquino admin, Typhoon Yolanda funds, APEC 2015 | 12PM wRap

Nov 12, 2015 - 12:28 PM

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Making region MSME-friendly could be APEC 2015's success

Nov 08, 2015 - 5:07 PM

Before pushing for a MSME friendly region some economists say the Philippines should first resolve its own policy gaps and conflicts that disempower microentrepreneurs

MSME-FRIENDLY REGION. In 1996, liberalizing the telecommunications services sector was considered APEC's major success. This year, it could be putting micro entrepreneurs at the centerstage

Cebu Action Plan to boost PPP share of infra projects

Sep 04, 2015 - 11:37 AM

The private sector is expected to contribute about 40 of the Philippines infrastructure financing gap until 2020

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT. Population growth and growing urbanization has also been a phenomenon observed in the Asia-Pacific region, thus requiring a greater requirement for infrastructure. File photo by Francis Malasig / EPA

Iloilo pitches massive infrastructure plan for the city

Jul 24, 2015 - 11:10 AM

A seamless railway an intelligent transport system and a government center may soon be built in Iloilo City through public private partnerships

APEC member countries to strengthen ‘Cebu Action Plan’

Mar 05, 2015 - 8:53 PM

A roadmap proposed by the Philippines the Cebu Action Plan aims to make the Asia Pacific region more inclusive and resilient in the years ahead

Fate of 1st PH subway proposal known late March

Mar 04, 2015 - 5:52 PM

If approved by the NEDA Board the project will be up for bids by the second quarter of 2015 the PPP Center chief says

French, Filipino firms tapped to complete NAIA expressway

Mar 04, 2015 - 5:03 PM

San Miguel Corporation decides to tap partners to finish the P15 4 B expressway in time for the APEC meetings in Manila in November

Low income households, small businesses priority for financial inclusion

Mar 03, 2015 - 7:30 PM

While the country is hailed as 3rd globally with the “most conducive environment for financial inclusion ” access to finance though is still considered a major hurdle for MSMEs

Quake vulnerability a shaky issue for APEC

Feb 08, 2015 - 10:54 AM

Will the Philippines be able to recover its capital back if a major earthquake wrecks it? The chair of APEC s Senior Officials’ Meeting asks

URBAN SPRAWL. High-rise buildings and shanties in Pasay City, December 27, 2014. Francis R. Malasig/EPA

State of PH education hinders bid for inclusive growth

Feb 07, 2015 - 8:42 PM

Our education needs more discipline and depth so our frame of thought would be fixed says Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Laura Del Rosario chair of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Senior Officials Meeting

APEC plots plan to bankrupt terror networks

Feb 07, 2015 - 12:05 PM

Shrinking the financial muscle of terrorists networks could help ease Asia Pacific s terrorism problem

PH to China: Don’t harm our fishermen

Feb 06, 2015 - 5:11 PM

Don’t do action that would endanger the lives of our fishermen says DFA spokesman Charles Jose two days after the Philippines lodged protests with China over its alleged harassment of Filipino fishermen in a disputed area

DOUBLE DUTIES. Foreign Affairs spokesperson Charles Jose, also represents the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation's spokesperson as China turned its chairmanship over to the Philippines in 2014.

APEC senior officials to build on priorities set in China

Feb 06, 2015 - 4:13 PM

The priorities revolve around advancing regional economic integration promoting innovative development economic reform and growth strengthening comprehensive connectivity and infrastructure development

Truck ban for APEC 2015 preps to worsen road, port congestion

Jan 19, 2015 - 7:28 PM

The World Bank says solving congestion requires more investment in infrastructure

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’

PH's hosting of 2015 APEC summit kicks off Monday

Nov 29, 2014 - 3:01 PM

President Aquino is set to lead the ceremony as the logo and theme for the APEC Summit in November 2015 is to be unveiled

Image courtesy of APEC