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Asean final statement silent on China island-building - Inquirer.net;

Asean final statement silent on China island-building - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netAsean final statement silent on China island-buildingInquirer.netThe Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a final statement on Sunday that removed mention of international concerns over China's “militarization” of newly built artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea in a ...and more »

Southeast Asian leaders express 'grave concern' over North Korea - Irish Times;

Southeast Asian leaders express 'grave concern' over North Korea - Irish Times

Irish TimesSoutheast Asian leaders express 'grave concern' over North KoreaIrish TimesLeaders from 10 southeast Asian countries expressed their “grave concern” about the North Korean missile crisis in a statement from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in the Philippines. However, a communique from the meeting of ...and more »

No sign Philippines raised sea feud win vs. China in summit - Alive For Football;

No sign Philippines raised sea feud win vs. China in summit - Alive For Football

Alive For FootballNo sign Philippines raised sea feud win vs. China in summitAlive For FootballThe Association of South East Asian Nations had not received any guarantees from China in discussions to create a framework for the code within this year, but ASEAN was hopeful a set of rules could be agreed to ward off disputes and militarization, ...and more »

South China Sea issue not raised by Asean leaders during summit – envoy - Inquirer.net;

South China Sea issue not raised by Asean leaders during summit – envoy - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netSouth China Sea issue not raised by Asean leaders during summit – envoyInquirer.netThis Sept. 7, 2016 file photo released by the Philippine Department of Defense shows one of the Chinese vessels spotted in Scarborough Shoal, among the disputed areas of the South China Sea (Photo from the DND). MANILA — Since none of the leaders of ...and more »

ASEAN leaders go soft on China - Tempo

ASEAN leaders go soft on ChinaTempoWhile stressing the need to settle disputes peacefully, leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations opted to go soft on the South China Sea issue based on the final chairman's statement in the 30th ASEAN Summit. Unlike in the draft chairman's ...and more »

Duterte gets a pass on brutal drug war at Southeast Asia summit - Washington Post;

Duterte gets a pass on brutal drug war at Southeast Asia summit - Washington Post

Washington PostDuterte gets a pass on brutal drug war at Southeast Asia summitWashington PostJAKARTA, Indonesia — Things went very well for President Rodrigo Duterte as the Philippines put on the 30th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which ended early Sunday morning in Manila. None of the other nine members of ...and more »

Philippine President issues ASEAN Chairman's statement - Viet Nam News;

Philippine President issues ASEAN Chairman's statement - Viet Nam News

Viet Nam NewsPhilippine President issues ASEAN Chairman's statementViet Nam NewsHÀ NỘI – President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte issued a Chairman's statement on Sunday, one day after the 30th ASEAN Summit closed. The 25-page statement mentioned concerns expressed by several ASEAN leaders pertaining to recent ...and more »

Summit repeats resolve to turn ASEAN into regional co-operation example - Viet Nam News;

Summit repeats resolve to turn ASEAN into regional co-operation example - Viet Nam News

Viet Nam NewsSummit repeats resolve to turn ASEAN into regional co-operation exampleViet Nam NewsMANILA – Southeast Asian leaders renewed the resolve to build ASEAN into an example of regional co-operation at the freshly finished 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila, the Philippines, according to ASEAN Secretary-General Lê Lương Minh. Reviewing the ...and more »

ASEAN meets amid Korea tension and South China Sea row - Normangee Star;

ASEAN meets amid Korea tension and South China Sea row - Normangee Star

Normangee StarASEAN meets amid Korea tension and South China Sea rowNormangee StarPrime Minister Najib Razak hopes the more aggressive stand taken by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte against extremists such as the Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines will improve the security in that region. The regional body is to ...and more »

President Duterte hosts 30th ASEAN summit Gala Dinner - Northbound Philippines News Online

President Duterte hosts 30th ASEAN summit Gala DinnerNorthbound Philippines News OnlineMANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte and several foreign leaders gathered in Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila on Saturday evening for a gala dinner hosted by the Philippines during the 30th Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.and more »

ASEAN welcomes progress on framework for South China Sea code of conduct - Northbound Philippines News Online

ASEAN welcomes progress on framework for South China Sea code of conductNorthbound Philippines News OnlineMANILA — Ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have welcomed the progress to complete a framework of the code of conduct in the South China Sea/West Philippine Sea by middle of 2017, as they opt to pursue the ...and more »

Asean presses peaceful resolution of territorial conflicts - The Straits Times

Asean presses peaceful resolution of territorial conflictsThe Straits TimesAsean leaders posing for a group photo ahead of the Asean leaders' summit in Manila on April 29, 2017. PHOTO: AFP. Published. 2 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase Article.and more »

Philippines goes easy on China in final ASEAN statement - CTV News;

Philippines goes easy on China in final ASEAN statement - CTV News

CTV NewsPhilippines goes easy on China in final ASEAN statementCTV NewsMANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a final communique Sunday that removed mention of international concerns over China's "militarization" of newly built islands in the disputed South ...and more »

Duterte urges Trump back away from standoff - Alive For Football

Duterte urges Trump back away from standoffAlive For FootballLeader of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte has called on the U.S. to keep a cool head and not be rushed into action after North Korea's latest missile test. Duterte warned against North Korea's Kim Jong Un, who "wants to end the world". With Brunei ...and more »

Asean summit opens with concerns over threats to peace, stability - ClickLancashire;

Asean summit opens with concerns over threats to peace, stability - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireAsean summit opens with concerns over threats to peace, stabilityClickLancashireSecurity is tight as heads of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) come to Manila for the annual ASEAN Leaders Summit. The statement was released after foreign ministers met Friday morning in Manila ahead of the leaders' summit to be ...and more »

ASEAN leaders 'concerned' over North Korean missile tests - Anadolu Agency;

ASEAN leaders 'concerned' over North Korean missile tests - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyASEAN leaders 'concerned' over North Korean missile testsAnadolu AgencyThe Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Sunday expressed concern over North Korea's recent nuclear and missile tests and urged self-restraint in the interest of maintaining peace, security and stability in the region and the world. "We ...and more »

A new factor in the South China Sea dispute? - The Manila Times;

A new factor in the South China Sea dispute? - The Manila Times

The Manila TimesA new factor in the South China Sea dispute?The Manila TimesTHE 30th Asean Summit ended last Saturday obviously—or most probably—with plenty of back-door pressure from China. Asean's technical and senior officials had to work on the summit's final official statement issued by President Rodrigo Duterte, ...and more »

ASEAN seen as model for regional integration, global player - Manila Bulletin;

ASEAN seen as model for regional integration, global player - Manila Bulletin

Manila BulletinASEAN seen as model for regional integration, global playerManila BulletinHead of states of member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pose for a family photo at the Meeting room 1 of the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. (MANILA BULLETIN file photo). By People's Daily.and more »

ASEAN keeps pointedly silent on South China Sea - Radio New Zealand;

ASEAN keeps pointedly silent on South China Sea - Radio New Zealand

Radio New ZealandASEAN keeps pointedly silent on South China SeaRadio New ZealandChina has been given a pass over the South China Sea disputes by South East Asian countries in a statement after the ASEAN summit this weekend. An aerial photo shows Thitu Island, part of the disputed Spratly group of islands, in the South China Sea.and more »

PH may be left in 'perilous road' with China, says ex-DFA chief - Inquirer.net;

PH may be left in 'perilous road' with China, says ex-DFA chief - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netPH may be left in 'perilous road' with China, says ex-DFA chiefInquirer.netThe Philippines may have lost its advantage from the United Nations-backed arbitration ruling when the Association of Southeast Nations (Asean), with President Rodrigo Duterte as chairman, chose to evade the issue of Beijing's reclamation and ...and more »