Ministers agree Asia-Pacific trade pact without US

AFP 11/11/2017

  Ministers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries agreed yesterday to press ahead with a major trade deal without the United States, as the world’s largest economy seeks to go it alone under President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy.…

Fight vs terror, violence on Asean ministers’ agenda

Inquirer.net 08/01/2017

  The foreign ministers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) are expected to draft a joint statement on countering terrorism and violent extremism, at a time this year’s host the Philippines is battling the Islamic…

CEBU UNDER TIGHT WATCH

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Morexette Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 06/27/2017

ASEAN SENIOR MINISTERS’ MEETING Starting today, expect more policemen on the road and greater number of checkpoints across Cebu City and province as the government prepares to host about 300 foreign officials attending another round of Association…

Finance ministers tackle cooperation among ASEAN countries

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/07/2017

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu–Finance ministers and central bank governors from ASEAN member-states on Friday discussed strategies to build on gains achieved in previous years toward regional financial integration by 2025. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando Tetangco…