ASEAN leaders - updates

Rappler's latest stories on ASEAN leaders


Duterte to visit Bali for October 11 meeting with ASEAN leaders

Oct 08, 2018 - 11:21 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to have a bilateral meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Bali, Indonesia

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Indonesia President Joko Widodo engage in a conversation prior to the signing ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on April 28, 2017 following a successful bilateral meeting. Malacañan Photo

WATCH: ASEAN Leaders Forum 2017 with Mahathir Mohamad and Fidel Ramos

Oct 25, 2017 - 8:12 PM

Two of the most influential ASEAN leaders talked about their achievements, leadership, and insights during a forum moderated by Rappler's Maria Ressa

Mahathir working hard to 'get rid' of 'dictator' Najib

Oct 14, 2017 - 11:12 AM

'Unfortunately he is not like his father,' former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad says of current Prime Minister Najib Razak

DEMOCRACY. Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad talks about democracy during the ASEAN Leaders Forum. Screenshot by Rappler

IN PHOTOS: How Duterte bonded with ASEAN leaders

Apr 24, 2017 - 7:03 PM

From eating durian with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to singing with Malaysia s Najib Razak President Duterte has fond memories to share with the leaders he is welcoming to Manila for the 30th ASEAN Summit

BONDING. President Rodrigo Duterte embraces Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-chan after the state dinner. Photo by Simeon Celi/Presidential Photo

PSG chief 'ready' to protect 10 ASEAN leaders

Apr 24, 2017 - 4:59 PM

Introducing Task Force Chieftain the special team in charge of protecting the 10 Southeast Asian leaders attending the 30th ASEAN Summit from April 28 to 29

NOT TAKING CHANCES. PSG Commander Lope Dagoy says, 'As security officers, we are paranoid even if we haven't identified a specific threat.' File photo by Rolando Mailo/Malacañang

#AnimatED: ASEAN after The Hague

Sep 05, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Will the region’s heads of state take the lead in responding to the arbitral tribunal decision on the South China Sea?