APEC Summit 2015 - updates

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HOAX: Kris Aquino wears ‘Imelda Marcos’ necklace’

Aug 22, 2018 - 11:21 AM

Kris Aquino had previously denied that the necklace she wore to the APEC Summit dinner belonged to Imelda Marcos

#APEC2015: Most talked about stories

Nov 20, 2015 - 8:45 PM

Here s what our followers shared read discussed and reacted to the most during APEC week

APEC leaders: Intensify efforts for MSMEs, embrace digital economy

Nov 19, 2015 - 9:11 PM

APEC leaders reiterate actions laid out in the Boracay Action Agenda to globalize MSMEs and report progress by 2020

From Basket Case. One of Basket Case's bags that showcase a Filipino painting. Founder Gigi Phua-Lim sells the bags at reasonable prices to make art accessible to the public. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

APEC week: LRT, MRT, PNR on regular operations

Nov 16, 2015 - 11:49 AM

Metro Manila s train networks will observe regular schedules with roads closed for APEC week

REGULAR SCHEDULE. The MRT and LRT will observe regular schedules this week, while the PNR will have holiday schedules on November 18 and 19. LRT image via Shutterstock, MRT photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Obama set to challenge China at APEC summit

Nov 15, 2015 - 9:45 AM

While China says the South China Sea dispute is not relevant to the summit a US official says the dispute would be a central issue during Obama s trip to the Philippines

US President Barack Obama (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People (GHOP) in Beijing, China, 12 November 2014. How Hwee Young/EPA

PH ready for APEC security challenges – PNP

Nov 14, 2015 - 8:15 PM

Our security plan for the APEC summit includes security plans for a terrorist attack We were instructed by [President Benigno Aquino III] to prepare for a worst case scenario says PNP Director General Ricardo Marquez

PREPARATIONS. The PNP prepares on November 14 for worst-case scenario in APEC Summit. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/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

APEC Look back: Where were 2015 APEC world leaders in 1996?

Nov 14, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Rappler lists what the heads of state of APEC member economies were doing back when the Philippines first hosted the high level meetings in 1996

PH vs China, Enrile to Santiago, APEC Summit 2015 | 12PM wRap

Nov 11, 2015 - 12:38 PM

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Lanes on EDSA, Roxas Blvd to be reserved for APEC delegates

Sep 29, 2015 - 6:29 PM

Two lanes on EDSA and the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard will be reserved for the exclusive use of APEC delegates in November

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

Yolanda reconstruction to fuel PH growth in 2014

Jan 09, 2014 - 7:21 PM

Construction sector will boost GDP growth in 2014 due to reconstruction efforts and infra projects for the APEC summit in 2015

FOR THEIR FUTURE. The Philippine government needs P361 billion to rebuild the lives of over 16 million people affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). File photo by Jonathan Hyams/Save the Children

2015 APEC Summit to keep PH 'top of mind'

May 29, 2013 - 5:37 AM

Preparations are in full swing for the holding of the 2015 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in the Philippines in 2015

GETTING READY FOR 2015. Guillermo Luz of the Philippine National Competitiveness Council talks about preparations for the hosting of the APEC Summit in the Philippines in 2015