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Duterte calls for shared partnership among ASEAN members

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DAVAO CITY, January 15, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte called for a shared partnership among the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) during the formal ceremonies ...
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Abe vows ‘maximum support’ for PHL’s hosting of ASEAN 2017 meetings

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MANILA, January 13, 2017 (PNA) — Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised on Thursday to provide maximum support to make the East Asia Summit and the ASEAN-related meetings ...
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#MindanaoMatters: Duterte to launch PHL ASEAN 2017 chairmanship on January 15 in Davao City

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MANILA, January 12, 2017 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte will officially launch the Philippines chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Davao City on January ...
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Duterte seeks stronger economic, maritime cooperation with Vietnam

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MANILA, September 28, 2016 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte is looking forward to strengthening the country’s economic and security partnership with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam during his ...
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New age in Philippine-Vietnam relations looms

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HANOI, Vietnam (September 26, 2016) — After making a splash in Laos during the ASEAN Forum and packing the crowds in Indonesia, this historic city is next in ...
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Obama’s apple

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Pity President Barack Obama. He cancelled a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte after the latter threatened to throw expletives at him if he brought up the issues on ...
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Using the expletive

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“There will always be an expletive in a New York sentence. Even from a judge. Soderberg was not fond of bad language, but he knew its value at ...
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Duterte’s ‘change’ in ASEAN

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“Engagement with Southeast Asia, a strategically important, economically dynamic region at the heart of the Asia-Pacific, is a central pillar of the U.S. Rebalance to Asia. Sitting astride some ...
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Duterte reaffirms controversial anti-drug campaign 

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VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte defiantly reaffirmed his controversial campaign against drugs Tuesday and called for a redoubling of crime-fighting efforts across Southeast Asia as he prepared ...
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PH shows photos of Chinese ships in Scarborough Shoal

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VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — The Philippine government on Wednesday released what it says are surveillance pictures of Chinese coast guard ships and barges at a disputed shoal in the South ...
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