ASEAN chairmanship - updates

Rappler's latest stories on ASEAN chairmanship


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

Exhausted Duterte ends yearlong ASEAN hosting

Nov 15, 2017 - 12:55 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looks forward to going home to his 'city by the sea' to be with his grandchildren and youngest daughter

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to the opening remarks of Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN)-Canada 40th Anniversary Commemorative Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center on November 14, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Ex-president Arroyo hosts ASEAN dinner in Pampanga

Nov 11, 2017 - 9:59 AM

(UPDATED) The dinner is former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's own initiative, according to ASEAN organizers from Malacañang

WELCOME DINNER. Former president now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo delivers her remarks at a dinner she hosted for Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in Clark, Pampanga

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Nov 01, 2017 - 12:37 PM

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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