Rappler's Pia Ranada chosen to be Shangri-La Dialogue delegate

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Rappler senior reporter Pia Ranada. (Photo: Dru Robles via Pia Ranada Robles/Facebook)
Rappler senior reporter Pia Ranada. (Photo: Dru Robles via Pia Ranada Robles/Facebook)

Rappler senior reporter Pia Ranada will be a delegate at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue as part of the Southeast Asian Young Leader’s Programme.

According to Rappler, the program chooses delegates in government, academia, military, media, and business from across the 10 Southeast Asian countries. Ranada will have access to all plenary and special sessions, seminars, and exclusive networking events.

Also known as the 19th Asia Security Summit, the event is the premier regional security and defense summit for Asia-Pacific. It is attended by heads of state, defense ministers, foreign ministers and other high-ranking officials, and is hosted by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).

This year’s keynote speech will be delivered by Japan Prime Minister Kishida Fumio on Friday (June 10). United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chinese Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe will also be in attendance.

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