Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held separate meetings with Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit and related summits in Manila on November 14.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called on all members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to join hands in constructing a comprehensively connected and integrated region.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called on Japanese firms to pour more investment in infrastructure, agriculture and other sectors in his country, affirming that Japan is a longtime ally of the Philippines.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrived in Beijing late October 18, beginning his four-day state visit to China.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that he will keep in place existing agreements and military alliance with the US despite his plans to end all future joint military exercises with the long-standing ally.
In a speech marking 100 days in office, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stated to continue his crackdown on drug crime despite western criticisms.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on Vietnam and the Philippines to tap their potential for trade and investment ties to match with the strategic partnership.
Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on September 28 started his two-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on September 6 agreed to provide two large-sized patrol ships and lend up to five used surveillance aircraft to the Philippines.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on August 29 promised rewards running to tens of thousands of USD for information leading to the capture of police officers protecting drug syndicates.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on August 23 that bilateral talks between his country and China may start "within the year."
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on August 20 declared an indefinite ceasefire to pave the way for resuming peace negotiations with the leftist insurgent force, which is slated to take place on August 22 in Oslo, Norway.
On May 30, the Philippine parliament proclaimed Rodrigo Duterte the next president following his landslide win at the national election held on May 9.
State President Nguyen Minh Triet received President of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino III, on October 26, for his first official visit to Vietnam from October 26-27, to attend the 17th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Hanoi.