Prioritize Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, PHL DFA Chief urges ASEAN

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Prioritize Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, PHL DFA Chief urges ASEAN 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario urged fellow top diplomats of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday to prioritize the crafting of a legally-binding code of conduct to prevent escalation of disputes in the South China Sea.

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President Aquino back from ASEAN Summit with major progress on resolving regional disputes

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino back from ASEAN Summit with major progress on resolving regional disputes 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, April 28 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III returned to Manila on Tuesday from the two-day 26th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Malaysia, bringing with him what he called “very substantial progress” on resolving territorial conflicts in the region.

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China, ASEAN to meet on DOC implementation

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on China, ASEAN to meet on DOC implementation 

BEIJING, March 26 — china and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will meet in Yangon, Myanmar, to discuss the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South china Sea (DOC) in late March.

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