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Rody: Euro critics ‘crazies’

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar -- President Rodrigo Duterte has described European lawmakers as “crazies” in a salty-tongued rebuttal of criticism of his deadly drug war, while vowing again that all traffickers will be killed. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte fired his broadside in a late-night speech Sunday in Myanmar after the…

Duterte to raise court victory over China if…

President Rodrigo Duterte said he would assert Manila’s victory in an international court should Beijing start extracting resources from the South China Sea. Duterte had refused to raise the landmark ruling last July, which was initiated by his predecessor, Benigno Aquino III, as he sought a thaw in relations between…

DU30’s stand on same-sex marriage lauded by Atienza

PRO life solon Lito Atienza yesterday welcomed the pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte that he is against same-sex marriages. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Atienza, representing Buhay Party-list, said that same-sex marriage should not be allowed in our culture, especially that the Philippines is pre-dominantly Catholic. “President Duterte is correct…

HR abuses not discussed by Duterte, Suu Kyi

Human rights abuses in the Philippines and Myanmar were not brought up during President Rodrigo Duterte’s meeting with Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi. “Those things were not discussed... It’s not at all an issue to us,” Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said . (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…

China military ships’ visit under discussion

THE Philippines and China are "communicating" on the details of Chinese military vessels’ visit to Manila. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying, in her regular press conference in Beijing, said military-to-military exchanges and cooperation is an important component of China-Philippines relations. "As for Chinese military…
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PH, Thailand sign agri, other vital deals

The Philippines signed agricultural deals with Thailand as well as agreements in tourism, science and technology as well as accords to ensure security and stability in the region including the South China Sea, and address such issues as terrorism, sea piracy and illegal human and drug trafficking. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…

Alan: just give absolute trust to Du30

SEN. Alan Peter Cayetano said Filipinos should just give their “absolute trust” to President Rodrigo Duterte on the issue concerning the Philippines territorial dispute with China. Cayetano made the remarks as he defended the President over his statements that the Philippines cannot do anything to stop China from building an…
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