Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

 MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – The Philippine government partnered with Facebook in order to put up a high speed internet infrastructure in a few years time, promising a capacity that would be “almost equal” to that of the giants of the telecommunications industry.

 MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – So many pressing issues have been virtually ignored by Asean, as if the past 50 years did not see more women pushed onto perilous paths as they struggle to make a living under increasingly difficult circumstances.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is reviving a plan to rebuild Luzon’s northern railway network, which would link Manila to Tarlac, La Union and then Cagayan.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - At a press conference, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he discussed the “garbage issue” with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on the sidelines of the meeting between Canada and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, adding that Canada is "engaged to finding a solution" for it.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Japan is donating five Beechcraft TC-90 patrol planes to the Philippines in a bid to help patrol its coasts.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – “It was China who responded immediately for our cry for help,” Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said as he thanked Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for China’s assistance during the siege of Marawi City.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – “Thank you very much, I had a great time and tell Rodrigo I like him very much,” US President Donald Trump was quoted as saying to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s executive secretary.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – The head of the Asean 2017 Committee on Security said that the Philippines’ hosting of the international summit was successful, with zero incidents recorded all throughout the meeting of world leaders.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - It was in Manila, for the 50th anniversary gala of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) on Sunday and then during a bilateral meeting on Monday, that the warmth of the personal relationship of Philippine President Duterte and US President Donald Trump was on full display.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - After being quizzed about the garbage that a Canadian company dumped in the Philippines, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gamely posed for selfies with the Filipino crowd on Tuesday at the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit.