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Philippine leader says N. Korea's Kim “wants to end the world,” urges US restraint - Arab News

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during a press conference at the end of Association of Souteast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders' summit in Manila on April 29, 2017. (AFP). Related Articles. N.Korea fires missile, defying US push for new ...and more »

ASEAN shelves declaration on rights of migrant workers - Jakarta Post

ASEAN member states have failed to reach a consensus on a highly anticipated migrant workers' protection instrument, prompting the region's senior officials to shelve the declaration for the next summit in November. For months Indonesia and the ...and more »

Philippines open to joint war drills with China: Duterte - Xinhua

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (R, front) receives a hat from Hu Jie (L, front), captain of China's missile destroyer Changchun, in Davao City, the Philippines, May 1, 2017. Duterte visit the Chinese warship docked in Davao City wharf on Monday ...and more »

Asean calls for peaceful end to territorial conflicts - The Straits Times

South-east Asian leaders issued a statement yesterday reiterating their call for the "peaceful resolution of disputes" in the South China Sea, half a day after the closing of the Asean Summit in Manila last Saturday. They took a softer stance in the ...and more »

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte visits Chinese warships in home town - Hong Kong Free Press

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday visited Chinese warships docked in his home town and raised the prospect of future joint exercises, highlighting fast-warming relations despite competing claims in the South China Sea. Duterte made his ...and more »

What's Next For ASEAN - Forbes

Jean-Pierre Lehmann , Contributor I write about Asia in the 21st-century world economy. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. This story appears in the May 2017 issue of Forbes Asia. Subscribe to Forbes Asia. IN THE CONCLUSION of The ...and more »

Donald Trump's warning of major conflict, as North Korea turns to Southeast Asian nations for support -

US President Donald Trump has revealed what he thinks of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un as he said a 'major conflict' with North Korea is possible. Reuters, AFP and staff writers. News Corp Australia NetworkApril 28, 20173:38pm. Video; Image. Play ...and more »

Jokowi encourages ASEAN to take on global challenges - Jakarta Post

Jokowi encourages ASEAN to take on global challenges Closer ties: ASEAN leaders take a picture after the signing of the ASEAN Declaration in Manila on Saturday. (Antara/Rosa Panggabean). Bookmark this page. 22. Share. share on facebook · share on ...and more »

SE Asian summit ends in uncertainty over South China Sea stance - Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) - Southeast Asian leaders wrapped up a summit on Saturday with no indication of an agreement on how to address Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea, a divisive issue in a region uncertain about its ties with the United States ...and more »

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

China 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 »