How the Philippines made APEC interesting

MANILA - The recently concluded Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Meeting became one of the hottest topics in social media, mainly because of Filipino netizens.

LOOK: Adoring Filipinos mob Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought the house down after his press briefing at the International Media Center on Thursday after the APEC economic leaders' meeting.

Abe: Japan to mull SDF dispatch to disputed sea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday that Tokyo will consider dispatching its Self-Defense Forces to the South China Sea while examining the impact of the situation there on its own security, a Japanese official said, as Japan and the United States discuss cooperating to defuse tensions in those waters.

Barko ng Tsina malapit sa Pag-asa, hindi alam ng AFP?

Itinanggi ng Armed Forces of the Philippines na alam nilang may malaking barko ng China Coast Guard ang tumigil ng siyam na araw sa tabi ng Pag-asa Island sa West Philippine Sea. 

All about Aisa Mijeno and her SALt lamp

MANILA - Filipina scientist Aisa Mijeno has no intention of competing with other inventors of sustainable alternative light sources.

China faces isolation due to sea dispute - analyst

MANILA - China is facing increasing isolation from the international community because of its maritime disputes, an analyst and a international relations expert said.

The impact of the APEC 'family photo'

The APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting can reduce the level of tension over border issues, an economic professor said.

Japan, Philippines to boost security ties amid sea tensions

MANILA - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Philippine President Benigno Aquino are set to meet later Thursday to bolster their countries' security ties and discuss their commitment to upholding the rule of law at sea in the wake of China's muscle-flexing in the South China Sea.

PNoy rallies leaders behind PH's APEC agenda

MANILA - President Aquino sought to rally fellow Pacific Rim leaders behind his call for inclusive growth across the region as he opened their Manila meeting Thursday.

IN PHOTOS: They all came in barongs

Heads turned and cameras clicked as leaders of the APEC member-economies, plus Colombia, all came for the gala dinner wearing the traditional barong, the Philippines' national dress.