President Aquino hopes Philippines would be able to cope with future South China Sea challenges

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on President Aquino hopes Philippines would be able to cope with future South China Sea challenges 

MANILA, June 17 — Two weeks before leaving office, President Benigno S. Aquino III said he hopes the country would be better prepared to address the challenges posed by the International Arbitral Tribunal’s decision on the case filed by the Philippines against China.

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President Aquino hopes Philippines would be able to cope with future South China Sea challenges

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on President Aquino hopes Philippines would be able to cope with future South China Sea challenges 

MANILA, June 17 — Two weeks before leaving office, President Benigno S. Aquino III said he hopes the country would be better prepared to address the challenges posed by the International Arbitral Tribunal’s decision on the case filed by the Philippines against China.

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Close ASEAN, Russia's cooperation will increase Russia's political role in Asia – Thai expert

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Close ASEAN, Russia's cooperation will increase Russia's political role in Asia – Thai expert 

BANGKOK, May 11 — Close cooperation between Russia and the ASEAN will bring economic benefits and greater political presence of the country in Asia, Thailand's political analyst Dr Paradon Rangsimaporn told Russia's TASS news agency on Tuesday.

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Long experience as public servant is not best qualification for president –Poe

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Long experience as public servant is not best qualification for president –Poe 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 21 (PNA) – Independent presidential candidate and Senator Grace Poe said on Sunday there is no proof that having a long experience as a public servant would make one best qualified for the presidency.

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PNoy carries Bangsamoro peace process agenda to ASEAN-US Summit

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on PNoy carries Bangsamoro peace process agenda to ASEAN-US Summit 

MANILA, Feb. 15 – President Benigno S. Aquino III has reiterated his commitment to the peace process in Mindanao, declaring in a statement prior to his departure for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-United States (ASEAN-US) summit in California that he would discuss the Bangsamoro peace process and the shelved Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) with his fellow leaders.

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DOST-PTRI 2016 Stakeholders Conference

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOST-PTRI 2016 Stakeholders Conference 

160128175610Secretary Mario G. Montejo (left) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) delivers his message during the DOST-PTRI (Philippine Textile Research Institute) 2016 Stakeholders Conference held on Thursday (Jan. 28, 2016) at the DOST Executive Lounge, Gen. Santos Ave., Bicutan, Taguig City. Secretary Montejo said this year’s conference theme of “One ASEAN: Beyond Boundaries, Beyond Borders, Beyond Bounds” is an apt choice as the 10 countries which make up ASEAN have aspired to become one, in the ASEAN way as the ASEAN Economic Community or AEC. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)
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DOT reveals destinations for upcoming ASEAN Tourism Forum tours

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT reveals destinations for upcoming ASEAN Tourism Forum tours 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan. 3 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism (DOT) has revealed a list of tourist destinations in the Philippines where it will be taking delegates and VIPs attending the ASEAN Tourism Forum this month.

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PHL shortens hosting of ASEAN Tourism Forum

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on PHL shortens hosting of ASEAN Tourism Forum 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan. 2 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism said that the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), which will be hosted by the Philippines this year, will be shorter compared to the ATF last year held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

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Carabao’s dairy production chalks Php 7-M walk-in revenue

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Carabao’s dairy production chalks Php 7-M walk-in revenue 

,BUKIDNON, Dec. 7 – The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) in the farming village of Dalwangan here generated Php 7 million revenue this year from the Carabao dairy production, PCC official said Monday.

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DOT highlights benefit of ASEAN integration in tourism sector

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOT highlights benefit of ASEAN integration in tourism sector 

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, Oct. 29 — A one-day workshop highlighting the benefits of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) integration to the tourism sector was held in this resort island Thursday.

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