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EU supports ASEAN cause

The European Union is ready to support the Association of Southeast Asian Nations which it called a partner and friend.

Shopee’s Holiday Sale Opens Early for Christmas

This Christmas season, Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan kicks off their holiday sale season with Shopee Super Christmas Sale. The sale is a series of super-sized deals, giveaway, promotions, catering to the Filipinos’ needs and preferences.

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Government forces killed on Wednesday night two individuals believed to be among several terrorists still holding out in Marawi City, nine days after the government declared the city free.

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Cambodia to host Miss Global 2017 beauty pageant

Cambodia, a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia, will host the Miss Global 2017 international beauty pageant at the Koh Pich Performance Art Theater on Nov. 18.

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War decimates lair of IS ’emir’ in Marawi

Prayer mats, checkered scarves, black fatigues, and bullet-ridden walls mark the hideout where the “emir” of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia spent months preparing the most brazen and devastating militant attack in the region.

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The World Bank report “Migration to Opportunity: Overcoming Barriers to Labor Mobility in Southeast Asia” also cited the fact that the Philippines has many different agencies that “are devoted to different stages of the migration process.” It referred to the POEA as being “responsible primarily for migration management, and its Philippine Overseas Labor Offices (POLOs) that perform “management tasks such as registering foreign employers and overseeing compliance with POEA policies.” They also noted the work done by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in protecting the rights of migrant workers.

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