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ASEAN lawmakers: Free De Lima, drop charges vs opposition

Aug 25, 2019 - 10:26 AM

The ASEAN legislators also lament the sedition charges filed against Vice President Leni Robredo and key opposition figures in the Philippines

'FREE DE LIMA.' Jailed opposition Senator Leila de Lima attends her hearing at the Muntinlupa RTC Branch. File photo courtesy of De Lima's office

ASEAN legislators set aside resolution on Rohingya as Myanmar objects

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:28 PM

Indonesia has asked parties to 'respect the rule of law, exercise maximum self- restraint, and stop the ongoing violence against the Rohingya in Rakhine State'

AIPA. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with the heads of delegation from the member countries of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) who paid a courtesy call to the President at the Makati Shangri-La on September 19, 2017. Malacanang Photo

Human rights not discussed in ASEAN lawmakers' anti-drug meeting

Jul 06, 2017 - 8:55 PM

AIPA Secretary General Isra Sunthornvut says there was no room to criticize the controversial Philippine war against drugs

NO HUMAN RIGHTS TALKS. AIPA Secretary-General Isra Sunthornvut and Philippine Representatives Raneo Abu, Robert Ace Barbers, and Edgar Sarmiento face the media on July 6. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

PH drug war can be a 'model' for other ASEAN countries – Barbers

Jul 03, 2017 - 2:55 PM

Philippine lawmakers are set to share how the country is fighting the drug problem in a meeting with their counterparts in the ASEAN from July 5 to 6

'MODEL' DRUG WAR? Representative Robert Ace Barbers holds a press conference on July 3. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler  'MODEL' DRUG WAR? Representative Robert Ace Barbers holds a press conference on July 3. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

ASEAN lawmakers call for 'peaceful' solution to maritime dispute

Apr 30, 2017 - 9:25 PM

In solving the sea row the 38th AIPA General Assembly says member countries must exercise self restraint in accordance with universally recognized principles of international law including UNCLOS

ONE REGION. Heads of parliaments from the 10 members of AIPA took a break from their Preparatory Meeting held in Makati Shangri-La on April 28 to link hands as a show of unity and cooperation. Photo from the House of Representatives

House to host 38th AIPA General Assembly

Apr 22, 2017 - 4:11 PM

Quirino Representative Dakila Cua says the House will be tasked to draft committee resolutions involving matters of common interest to member states including regional cooperation security and economics

ALONGSIDE THE ASEAN. The AIPA presidency was turned over to Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez by 37th AIPA General Assembly president and Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Winn Khaing of Myanmar.