ASEAN chairman - updates

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Duterte's ASEAN chairmanship was a win for him and China

Nov 16, 2017 - 2:47 PM

The Summit hosting is a 'diplomatic gift' to Duterte and a win for China

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the closing ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Summits at the Philippine International Convention Center on November 14, 2017, expresses the country's continuing commitment to building a strong and resilient ASEAN Community. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

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Sep 25, 2017 - 9:15 PM

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Snubbed? ASEAN chairman Duterte wasn't invited to G20 Summit

Jul 10, 2017 - 7:15 PM

The ASEAN chairman is usually invited to the prestigious international forum

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte disembarks from the presidential plane upon his arrival at Vnukovo-2 Airport in Moscow for his official visit to the Russian Federation on May 23, 2016. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Del Rosario, Yasay air opposing views on ASEAN statement

May 02, 2017 - 8:25 PM

Albert del Rosario says the Philippines is off to a perilous road while Perfecto Yasay Jr says ASEAN under the Philippines chairmanship did the right thing

EX-DFA CHIEFS. Former Philippine foreign secretaries Albert del Rosario (left) and Perfecto Yasay Jr (right) air opposing views on the recent ASEAN Chairman's Statement. File photos of Del Rosario and Yasay from AFP

China lobbying? How the ASEAN statement evolved

Apr 30, 2017 - 10:15 AM

What was already watered down in one of the first drafts according to media reports is further watered down in succeeding drafts

Duterte stresses 'supremacy of law' in disputes

Apr 29, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Without directly mentioning the South China Sea dispute the Philippine President stresses the primacy of rules in dispute settlement as he opens the 30th ASEAN Summit

SETTING THE TONE. President Rodrigo Duterte opens the 30th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings on April 29, 2017 in Pasay City

Duterte off to Cambodia, Singapore in December

Dec 09, 2016 - 12:26 PM

The President continues his tour of ASEAN countries with his upcoming state visits to Cambodia and Singapore

LEADING ASEAN. President Rodrigo Duterte addresses business leaders at the 13th ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Vientiane, Laos on September 6. KING RODRIGUEZ/PPD

Did Duterte 'win' the ASEAN chairmanship?

Sep 17, 2016 - 9:21 PM

The ASEAN Charter says that the Chairmanship of ASEAN shall rotate annually based on the alphabetical order of the English names of Member States

INCOMING CHAIRMAN. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte takes a bow in Vientiane, Laos, after accepting Philippines' ASEAN in 2017. Photo by King Rodriguez/PPD