WV tourism industry ready for ASEAN meetings

By: Leonard T. Pineda I ILOILO CITY, February 17 (PIA) ---  The tourism sector of Western Visayas is all set to welcome delegates to various meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) which will be held this year… Read More

ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights convenes first meeting under PH chairmanship of ASEAN

  BORACAY, PHILIPPINES, Feb. 17 — The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its first meeting under the Chairmanship of the Philippines on 13 to 15 February 2017 in Boracay, the Philippines. The meeting… Read More

DTI-ASEAN Civil Society Organizations dialogue on ASEAN Economic Integration yields positive results

    DTI receives the Statement of the Philippine National Organizing Committee (PH NOC) on the eve of the 31st Meeting of the High-Level Task Force (HLTF) on ASEAN Economic Integration. The statement calls for ASEAN Governments to… Read More

PH chairmanship of ASEAN 2017 explained in PCOO roadshow

BAGUIO CITY, Feb.16 (PIA) - - As chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit this year which coincides with the ASEAN’s 50th founding anniversary, the   Philippines is expected  to advance ASEAN thematic… Read More

Cebuano News: Red carpet welcome giandam sa Bohol alang sa ASEAN ‘17

TAGBILARAN CITY, February 8 (PIA) –Giandam sa Bohol ang usa ka “red carpet welcome” alang sa umaabut nga mga bisita nga gikan sa Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Gani subay niini, human sa tulo ka hugna sa mga… Read More

ASEAN membership boosts zero tariff for Phl products, says DTI

DAGUPAN CITY, February 9 (PIA) - The Philippines’ membership to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) paved the way for a zero-tariff scheme for specific products made in the country and exported to the member-countries, the… Read More

Ilocos DRRM council prepares safety plan for ASEAN 2017 activities

SAN FERNANDO CITY, February 9 (PIA) - Members of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) of Region 1 has started preparing safety plans to ensure safe conduct of ASEAN 2017 meeting set in Laoag City in July. About 300… Read More

Halal industry development, rubber demand increase among priorities of BIMP-EAGA, ASEAN

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 8 (PIA) - The sub-committee on BIMP-EAGA and ASEAN Concerns of the Regional Development Council (RDC)-9 Economic Development Committee seeks to prioritize the development of the Halal Industry in the region and increase… Read More

ASEAN honors Filipino athletes Hidilyn Diaz, Josephine Medina

  MANILA, Feb 6 – The Office of ASEAN Affairs of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) recently awarded medals to Olympian Hidilyn Diaz and Paralympian Josephine Medina on behalf of ASEAN, which held a tribute and recognition… Read More

PHL Embassy in Ankara conducts consular mission in Istanbul, meets with overseas Filipino students

    MANILA, Feb. 6 — The Philippine Embassy in Ankara conducted a consular mission and met with the Filipino students in Turkey during a community-building activity in Istanbul on January 28-29. Bringing Consular Services… Read More