President Obama to visit PH

by Don Tagala, ABS-CBN North America Bureau

September 13, 2013

President Barack Obama is Philippines bound. Obama announced that he will travel to Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia, and the Philippines from October 6 to 12. 

The president will be Ttending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economic leaders conference meeting in Indonesia. 

The White House has confirmed that Obama is traveling to the Philippines, the fifth Asian treaty ally he’s visited during his presidency. 

Obama is scheduled to meet with Philippine President Benigno Aquino III to reaffirm their strong economic, people-to-people, and security ties as allied countries. 

Obama also travel to Brunei for the US-ASEAN Summit and the East Asia Summit to meet with the Sultan of Brunei. 

As well as Malaysia where he will meet with Prime Minister Najib to highlight the growing bilateral ties with Malaysia, and will deliver the keynote address to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. 

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  • joe
    16 September 2013 at 2:38 am - Reply

    Pres Obama, brought with him more jobs to PH. …recruitment of Filipinos to join the US military services. American troops are over extended and deployed abroad, they need more troops .Get ready.

  • jorge buesa
    16 September 2013 at 9:29 am - Reply

    I don’t think the president Obama will plan to put-up any American bases in Philippines ? We Americans think philippines should take care of themself ? Why should we help other countrys when we can’t help us Americans look at our country ?