Category Archives: Human Rights

STATEMENT BY THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON THE DRAFT RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE US RECOGNITION OF JERUSALEM AS THE CAPITAL OF ISRAEL AT THE EMERGENCY MEETING OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL (UNSC), 18 DECEMBER 2017

Malaysia wishes to express its disappointment over the recent veto by the United States (US), though expected, on the draft resolution concerning the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at the emergency meeting of the United Nations… Read More

S.KOREA: COURT TO RULE ON CORPORATE CRIME ALLEGATIONS AGAINST LOTTE CHIEF NEXT WEEK

SEOUL, S.Korea, A Seoul court is set to hand down its verdict on the head of South Korean retail giant Lotte next week over a string of alleged irregularities in the management of the business group, Yonhap news agency reported… Read More

External Debt Ratios Remain at Comfortable Levels in Third Quarter of 2017

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Officer-In-Charge Maria Almasara Cyd N. TuaAo-Amador announced that outstanding Philippine external debt stood US$72.4 billion as of end-September 2017, marginally lower (by US$125 million or 0.2 percent) than the end-June 2017 level of US$72.5 billion.The slight… Read More

External Debt Ratios Remain at Comfortable Levels in Third Quarter of 2017

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Officer-In-Charge Maria Almasara Cyd N. TuaAo-Amador announced that outstanding Philippine external debt stood US$72.4 billion as of end-September 2017, marginally lower (by US$125 million or 0.2 percent) than the end-June 2017 level of US$72.5 billion.The slight… Read More

ASEAN FOSTER COOPERATIVE TIES WITH ITALIAN LOCALITY

ROME, A delegation of ambassadors of Southeast Asian nations recently visited Parma province, Italy, to promote exchanges and cooperation as part of the work of the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR), Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported. During a working session… Read More

MFA Press Statement: Visit by Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean to the United Arab Emirates, 10 to 12 December 2017

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean, accompanied by Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs and Health Amrin Amin, made an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 10 to 12 December 2017… Read More

FDI Net Inflows Surge to US$754 Million in September; Hit US$5.8 Billion in First Three Quarters of 2017

Foreign direct investments (FDI) net inflows reached US$754 million in September 2017, 61.8 percent higher than the US$466 million recorded in the same period last year.1, 2 Investment inflows surged, buoyed by investor confidence in the Philippine economy on the… Read More