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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…

PH, China to hold direct talks on sea row in May

China and the Philippines will hold direct talks on their maritime dispute in May, Filipino officials said yesterday, as President Rodrigo Duterte seeks stronger economic ties with Beijing. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Last year a United Nations-backed international tribunal rejected Beijing’s claims to most of the South China Sea,…

No threat to claim Benham Rise -- Esperon

At least for now, no threat from any nation to claim Benham Rise. National security adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We don’t see [any threat]. There could be; but we don’t see any right now. We are also aware of the pronouncements of the…

Duterte: Authoritarianism to save PH from drugs

Three turbulent decades after the Philippines shed dictatorship, President Rodrigo Duterte is offering a return to authoritarian rule as a solution to all the problems democracy has failed to fix. In a series of recent speeches, Duterte has repeatedly said martial law may be needed to save his nation of…
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