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APEC Fallout: PNP filing charges vs protesters

Hosting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation by the Philippines is all over now, yet the fallout and bad taste from the event will stay behind. For instance, anti-APEC protesters are the next point of interest of the Philippine National Police after having been done with the dragnet security in […]

APEC lockdown protocol still in effect in Metro Manila

APEC lockdown protocol still in effect in major Metro Mannila roadways Despite the departure of some leaders in the just concluded Asia-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) Leaders’ Summit, the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) announced that its lockdown protocol is still in effect until late Friday afternoon. This was disclosed […]

APEC Declaration: Int’l cooperation urgent in fight against terrorism

Leaders of 21 member countries of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) said it strongly condemned all acts of terrorism and stressed that there is urgent need to increase international cooperation to fight it. “Under the shadow cast by the terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut, and against Russian aircraft over the […]

APEC 2015 leaders depart Manila one after another

As the APEC 2015 in Manila closes, attending heads of states and their representatives are driven back to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport for their departure. Watch here as some of them are given a send-off including the Prime Minister of Australia, the President of Peru, the PrimeMinister of Thailand, […]

Sultan of Brunei departs Manila after successful APEC summit

Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah left the Philippines Thursday afternoon after attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leader’s Summit on Wednesday. Radio reports said that Bolkiah left at past 3 p.m. Besides Bolkiah, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak left around the same time. To recall, Bolkiah arrived at the […]

P-Noy sees greater prosperity in Philippine-Mexican ties

P-Noy sees greater prosperity in Philippine-Mexican ties Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III said a broader cooperation between the country and Mexico could lead to greater prosperity. “It is about time for us to expand our ties beyond the realm of history,” Aquino said of recognizing the enduring friendship of […]

Pres. Aquino shows pomp and extravagance in APEC welcome dinner

Pres. Aquino shows pomp and extravagance in APEC welcome dinner What was once an indoor arena typically used in sporting events was transformed into a lush green wonderland on Wednesday night for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders’ Welcome Dinner hosted by Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III. The welcome dinner, […]

Colombian President leaves PH after APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting concludes

Colombian President Jose Manuel Santos left the Philippines Thursday morning as he completed his participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting. The president boarded at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 at 9 a.m., but his plane flew past 9:30 a.m. Colombia is the only country […]

DSWD denies hauling of homeless families, points to Manila LGU

Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman said that the transfer of homeless families from Manila to the Boystown in Marikina City was solely an initiative of the local government of Manila. The DSWD statement was in reaction to allegations that Manila street dwellers were removed in time for the Asia-Pacific Economic […]

PH, Russia sign agreements on trade, fight versus illegal drugs cooperation

The Philippines and Russia on Wednesday inked two agreements that aim to bolster cooperation on trade and economic and on combating illegal drugs particularly the new psychoactive substances. The two agreements were signed during the bilateral meetings between Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Anatolyevich […]

PH, Australia agree on comprehensive partnership

The Philippines and Australia signed on Wednesday a Joint Declaration on Comprehensive Partnership at the sidelines of the ongoing Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit at Hotel Sofitel Philippine Plaza. President Benigno S. Aquino III said that since 1946, both countries “have cooperated in all aspects of our relations, including that […]

Watch as heads of states arrive for the APEC 2015 in Manila

One by one beginning November 15, 2015, heads of states, President, Prime Minister and alter-ego of the president, all representing their respective countries as attending member of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport or at the Villamor Airbase. Watch here as their plane touches […]

PNG Prime Minister Peter O’Neill arrives for APEC Summit

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill arrived on Monday afternoon for the Asia Pacific Economic Conference Summit in the Philippines. O’Neill’s private plane landed at the NAIA Terminal 1 around 4:46 p.m. He was welcomed by Department of Education Secretary Armin Luistro, Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Jose […]

Colombian President Juan Miguel Santos arrives for APEC Summit

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos arrived in Manila on Monday afternoon to take part in the world Pacific Alliance dialogue during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting from Nov. 18 to 19. The Colombian military aircraft carrying Santos arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 in […]

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Putin, Widodo skips APEC meet, will attend G20 summit in Turkey

The Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin and Indonesian President Joko Widodo will attend the G20 summit in Anatalya, Turkey on November 15 to 16 but both will skip the APEC event in Manila slated for November 18 TO 19. At the G20 summit Putin will meet with International Monetary Fund […]

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PNoy’s APEC, ASEAN trips cost PH government P24-M

MANILA, Nov. 9 — The Philippine government is spending P24 million for President Benigno Aquino III’s newest trips abroad to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation-Economic Leaders’ meeting and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit. President Benigno S. Aquino III is set to attend the 25th Association of Southeast Asian […]

P-Noy sees greater prosperity in Philippine-Mexican ties

P-Noy sees greater prosperity in Philippine-Mexican ties Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III said a broader cooperation between the country and Mexico could lead to greater prosperity. “It is about time for us to expand our ties beyond the realm of history,” Aquino said of recognizing the enduring friendship of […]

Chile President Michelle Bachelet begins PH state visit

On Monday the ‘formal’ state visit of Chile President Michelle Bachelet begins even as she arrived and was met at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport by Vice-President Jejomar Binay on Sunday afternoon. Also part of the official welcoming party were Philippine Ambassador to Chile Consuelo Puyat Reyes, Social Welfare and […]

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APEC lockdown protocol still in effect in Metro Manila

APEC lockdown protocol still in effect in major Metro Mannila roadways Despite the departure of some leaders in the just concluded Asia-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) Leaders’ Summit, the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) announced that its lockdown protocol is still in effect until late Friday afternoon. This was disclosed […]

Putin, Widodo skips APEC meet, will attend G20 summit in Turkey

The Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin and Indonesian President Joko Widodo will attend the G20 summit in Anatalya, Turkey on November 15 to 16 but both will skip the APEC event in Manila slated for November 18 TO 19. At the G20 summit Putin will meet with International Monetary Fund […]

PH, Australia agree on comprehensive partnership

The Philippines and Australia signed on Wednesday a Joint Declaration on Comprehensive Partnership at the sidelines of the ongoing Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit at Hotel Sofitel Philippine Plaza. President Benigno S. Aquino III said that since 1946, both countries “have cooperated in all aspects of our relations, including that […]

PNoy’s APEC, ASEAN trips cost PH government P24-M

MANILA, Nov. 9 — The Philippine government is spending P24 million for President Benigno Aquino III’s newest trips abroad to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation-Economic Leaders’ meeting and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit. President Benigno S. Aquino III is set to attend the 25th Association of Southeast Asian […]

APEC Fallout: PNP filing charges vs protesters

Hosting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation by the Philippines is all over now, yet the fallout and bad taste from the event will stay behind. For instance, anti-APEC protesters are the next point of interest of the Philippine National Police after having been done with the dragnet security in […]

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