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Quake rocks Bali as Duterte, world leaders gather

It was barely five hours after President Duterte arrived in this resort island in Indonesia when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck at around 2:45 a.m. yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarOct 11th, 2018

Duterte to attend WB, IMF meets in Bali

President Duterte is set to fly to Bali, Indonesia on Wednesday to join nine other leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in a gathering on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB) in Nusa Dua......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

IMF-WB calls to brace for risks

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — Global financial leaders wrapped up an annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank on Saturday by urging countries to brace for potential risks from trade disputes and other tensions. The meetings in Bali, Indonesia, this week were overshadowed by a spate of financial market turmoil and by the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Duterte returns from fruitful Bali meeting

President Rodrigo Duterte arrived early on Friday morning in Davao City after his brief visit to Bali, Indonesia, where he stressed the importance of closer regional cooperation to boost growth at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Leaders' Gathering.   "I am pleased to be back home from an engaging interaction with my fellow Asean leaders and heads of international institutions at the Asean Leaders' Gathering in Bali," he said in his arrival statement.   The President said he reiterated the country's "national priorities of inclusive growth, stable and secure environment and economic integration in the region."   Steady growth path &nb...Keep on reading: Duterte returns from fruitful Bali meeting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Colombia park fights animal trafficking with education

    BOGOTA, Colombia --- On the outskirts of Colombia's capital red macaws share a nature reserve with ocelots and black-headed parrots. A white-crested harpy eagle whistles at schoolchildren who walk on a well-preserved trail.   The animals come from different regions of this ecologically diverse South American country. But most of them share one thing in common: They were rescued from animal traffickers.   As leaders in the fight against wildlife trafficking gather in London this week at the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference, conservationists around the world are working to provide shelters to the thousands of animals that have been rescued fro...Keep on reading: Colombia park fights animal trafficking with education.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals

Southeast Asian leaders pose for family photo during ASEAN Leaders Gathering ont the sidelines of International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia on Oct......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Duterte offers Teodoro Locsin Jr foreign secretary post

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday morning, October 12, he offered Philippine Permanent Representive to the United Nations Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr to be the country's new top diplomat. During the press briefing upon his arrival from the Asean Leaders' gathering in Bali, Indonesia, Duterte asked his aide ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Duterte: Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. is next  DFA chief

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Friday  said Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr., the country’s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), will be the next secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), a post Locsin has accepted. In a media interview in Davao City upon his arrival from Southeast Asian leaders’ gathering in Bali, Indonesia, Duterte [...] The post Duterte: Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. is next  DFA chief appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Quake rouses Duterte, other Asean summit delegates from sleep

  BALI, INDONESIA --- Delegates to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit on this resort island were jolted out of sleep by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake early on Thursday.   Even the Philippines' President Duterte was roused by the rocking of his bed at Patra Bali Resort & Villas when the earthquake struck at 2:44 a.m.   The earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's Java Island, killing at least three people, and shook the tourist hot spot of Bali, according to early reports.   Centered at sea   Indonesia's disaster agency said the quake was centered at sea, 55 kilometers northeast of Situbondo City, and also fe...Keep on reading: Quake rouses Duterte, other Asean summit delegates from sleep.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Panelo named presidential spokesperson

  President Duterte's spokesperson, Harry Roque, was again the last to know.   This time, he was not informed that he would be losing his job---news that flew to Manila on Thursday all the way from Bali, Indonesia, where President Duterte was meeting other leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.   Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go told reporters in Bali that Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo was replacing Roque as presidential spokesperson effective "today, Thursday."   "For now, the President said that Secretary Panelo will be concurrent presidential legal counsel, at the same time, spokesp...Keep on reading: Panelo named presidential spokesperson.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Duterte flies to Bali for Asean show of unity

BALI, Indonesia --- President Rodrigo Duterte is joining other leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) in a show of unity as they hold their annual summit on this Indonesian resort island on Thursday.   The President was expected to arrive here on Wednesday night, after the Philippines sent over $300,000 in aid to survivors of a 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated the island of Sulawesi on Sept. 28.   More than 2,000 people died and more than 5,000 others remained missing in the aftermath of the disaster.   A military C-130 plane carrying the aid left Manila on Wednesday morning for Jakarta.   The aid incl...Keep on reading: Duterte flies to Bali for Asean show of unity.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

3 killed as strong quake rocks Indonesia’s Java, Bali

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- At least three people were killed as a shallow 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java and Bali islands Thursday, a government official said. The victims in East Java's Sumenep district perished after being crushed by collapsed buildings, national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. "The earthquake happened early Thursday when they were sleeping and the quake suddenly rocked so they didn't have time to evacuate," he said, adding that damage caused by the tremor was not widespread. The strong quake was felt in Denpasar on the holiday island of Bali, where panicked people fled from buildings. "Wow, that was re...Keep on reading: 3 killed as strong quake rocks Indonesia’s Java, Bali.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Duterte leaves for Asean leaders’ meet in Bali

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night left the country to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Leaders' Gathering in Bali, Indonesia. Duterte left Awanag Airport in Maguindanao at 6:17 p.m. The President is set to meet with the leaders of the nine-member states of Asean on October 11. READ: Duterte to meet with Asean leaders in Bali "The President will address the meeting and highlight the need to sustain inclusive and sustainable growth and development for all through stronger regional and global cooperation and greater security and stability," Malacaang said in a statement. The Palace said the President would meet with Asean leaders to discuss...Keep on reading: Duterte leaves for Asean leaders’ meet in Bali.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

President Duterte to Attend ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering in Indonesia

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is set to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders’ Gathering in Bali, Indonesia on October 11. President Duterte will meet with the other ASEAN leaders to discuss issues related to the theme: “Achieving SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and Overcoming Development Gap Through Regional and Global Collaborative Actions.” “The […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Duterte to pitch support for MSMEs in ASEAN meeting

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte will urge leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) during their gathering in Bali, Indonesia on Thursday, Oct. 11, to support the development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the region and “call for economic resilience amidst prevailing global economic uncertainties,” the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday. The post Duterte to pitch support for MSMEs in ASEAN meeting appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Duterte may hold bilateral meetings with Indonesia, others at Bali talks

President Rodrigo Duterte may have time for bilateral meetings with fellow leaders of Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries when he goes to Bali Indonesia this week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Duterte to attend ASEAN leaders meeting in Bali

Duterte to attend ASEAN leaders meeting in Bali.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Duterte to join informal ASEAN talks in Bali

President Rodrigo Duterte will call for economic resilience amid prevailing global economic uncertainties during the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations leaders gathering in Bali, Indonesia......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Why Didn’t Duterte Join Other World Leaders at the UN?

September is the month New York commuters dread. Their already packed city becomes even more densely packed with visitors from across the globe. Stretched limousines trailed by black SUVs appear all over Manhattan. September is the month when world leaders and their entourages from countries large and small come a-calling. The United Nations General Assembly is back in session ........»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

World leaders gather to breathe new life into Paris accord

NEW YORK, USA – World leaders gathered in New York on Wednesday, September 26, to try to breathe new life into the Paris global climate accord , amid backsliding from several nations over commitments made in the historic deal. The "One Planet Summit," launched last year by French President Emmanuel Macron , aims to accelerate the implementation of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Duterte: Trump walks the talk

“TRUMP is my idol. Why? Because he walks the talk. When he says that I will do this, he does not care.” Thus said President Rodrigo Duterte as he added his United States counterpart, Donald Trump, to the list of world leaders that he admires, saying they both have the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018