Monthly Archives: April 2017

Trump to visit PH in November

MANILA — US President Donald Trump is eager to visit Manila this November to further advance the alliance between the United States and the Philippines. Trump affirmed his interest to work alongside

Duterte tells West to stop meddling

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday stressed the importance of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (Asean) time-honored tradition of noninterference in each other’s internal affairs to foster fruitful relations, calling

Duterte says North Korea situation worrying, pleads for US prudence

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) is “extremely worried” about the missile launches and nuclear tests being conducted by North Korea. “There seems

UN arbitral ruling excluded from ASEAN statement

MANILA — Taking note of the “concerns” of some of its leaders over developments in the South China Sea, members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) reiterated the importance of “maintaining

Duterte: Asean leaders did not discuss sea dispute with China

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte said the heads of state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) did not discuss the maritime dispute in the South China Sea during their meeting

Rody hit over threats on journalists

WASHINGTON – President Duterte’s slurs and death threats against journalists have further inflamed an already dangerous environment for journalists in the Philippines, Freedom House said. In its annual report on media freedom