PNP, AFP to secure ASEAN meetings

Nestle L. Semilla 05/16/2018

THE Cebu City police is ready to provide the security needs for the meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Cebu City. Although it is the military which is the office primarily responsible for…

Singapore PM: Asean growing closer to China and India

AP 04/28/2018

SINGAPORE — Southeast Asian countries will work more closely with new powers China and India to counter the pressure of protectionism and ensure continued growth, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Saturday. Addressing the summit of…

PH to remain fastest-growing economy in Asean — World Bank

Inquirer.net 01/10/2018

The World Bank expects the Philippines to sustain robust economic growth in the next three years even as public investments are seen as slowing down. “The Philippines will continue to be the fastest-growing economy in the Association…

Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino receives MICE Venue Standard Award

PR 12/23/2017

The Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino has been chosen as one of the five Philippine recipients for the ASEAN’s prestigious 1st MICE Venue Standard Award in a Hotel Category Setting (AMVS) for compliance based on the…

Philippines is new Asean age-group chess champion

Marlon Bernardino 12/04/2017

FILIPINO woodpushers Jerlyn Mae San Diego of Dasmariñas, Cavite, Mhage Gerriahlou Sebastian of Flora, Kalinga Apayao and Samantha Babol Umayan of Davao City combined for 22.0 points Sunday night to capture the blitz gold medal in the…

Security up for Asean meeting

Benjie B. Talisic 11/25/2017

Security is up at Panglao, Bohol province, where 32 out of 35 delegates to the ministerial meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have already arrived yesterday. In yesterday’s press conference, Chief Supt. Jose Mario…

Police assign 3K to secure Asean execs in Bohol

Intern 11/16/2017

ABOUT 3,000 law enforcers will be deployed to secure 200 delegates to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) meetings in Bohol scheduled on the last week of November. “An interagency meeting will map out the required…

Understanding economic integration

Fernando Fajardo 11/16/2017

The 50th Asean Summit had just been concluded in Manila. It turns out that much of the news that came out of the summit were not so much about the substance of the talks that transpired in…

Victim and violator

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 11/16/2017

There were two incidents that happened over Asean weekend at the country’s capital that provided yet another illustration of the huge and growing gap between the motorists, commuters and the mass transport system in the country. The…

Vietnam and the relevance of Asean

Jobers R. Bersales 11/15/2017

During my recent trip to Vietnam, I could not help but notice how things had changed since my last time there some eight years back. Spanking new cars had started to crowd out the voluminous horde of…

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