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Duterte: Remain meek, humble to get mercy of China s Xi

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stressed the need to "remain meek and humble" to appease the ego and receive the "mercy" of the likes of Chinese President Xi Jinping.  In a speech in Aurora on Tuesday, May 15, Duterte also said Xi is proposing a ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerMay 16th, 2018

Duterte: PH stands with China in war vs criminality, drugs, terrorism

THE Philippines stands with China in its war against crime, drugs and terrorism, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday. In his speech opening the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan, China, Duterte reiterated that the Philippines would remain “committed to interconnectivity, both in functional terms and in political engagement.” “Bilaterally, the Philippines is showing how complex [...] The post Duterte: PH stands with China in war vs criminality, drugs, terrorism appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

US remains top PH ally – Yasay

The United States (US) will remain the most important partner for the Philippines even as President Duterte improves ties with China, his Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay said ahead of the Filipino leader’s trip to Beijing......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 14th, 2016

Duterte insists war only alternative to dealing with China

MANILA, Philippines – After criticism of his administration's "weak" response to Chinese bombers  landing  in South China Sea islands, President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his belief that he has no other choice but to stay on China's good side as the only other option is to go to war. "I cannot afford ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News4 hr. 51 min. ago

Duterte admin opts to ‘set aside’ critical issues on maritime row, avoid upsetting China

Malacaang has maintained its position not to antagonize China, as it chose to set aside contentious issues over Manila's maritime dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea.   "We will move on issues we can agree upon and set aside contentious issues for now," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace briefing.   Roque's statement came as China lands bomber planes in the South China Sea and deployed missiles in Philippine-claimed reefs in the West Philippines Sea.   Roque said recent developments in the South China Sea should not come as a surprise.   "Ang perspektibo ng Malacaang ay wala pong bago dito, lahat po 'yan nangyari na,...Keep on reading: Duterte admin opts to ‘set aside’ critical issues on maritime row, avoid upsetting China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News8 hr. 26 min. ago

Full report needed on China intrusion

It is high time President Rodrigo Duterte explained to the nation his reticence in confronting China on its military encroachment in the West Philippine Sea, instead of merely repeating his cop-out remark that he does not want to go to war over it......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News16 hr. 52 min. ago

Duterte: Arbitral ruling on South China Sea not during my term

Duterte: Arbitral ruling on South China Sea not during my term.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Carpio: PH, other claimants should ward off China’s ‘creeping invasion’ in West PHL Sea

The Philippines should join forces with fellow claimant-states and other countries in warding off China's "creeping invasion" in the West Philippine Sea, Supreme Court acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said on Monday. For the nth time, Carpio also called on the Duterte administration to bring a formal diplomatic protest opposing Beijing's continued militarization in the disputed South China Sea, the latest of which was the deployment of nuclear strike-capable bomber planes in the Paracels. International military analysts said the successful landing of H-6K military aircraft, which has a combat radius of 3,520 kilometers, on Woody Island put the entire Philippine archipelago withi...Keep on reading: Carpio: PH, other claimants should ward off China’s ‘creeping invasion’ in West PHL Sea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Duterte denies doing nothing about sea row

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte assured the Filipinos that he is finding ways to resolve the maritime dispute with China but reiterated on Saturday that pressing the country’s claims in the West Philippine Sea means trouble which the country cannot afford. In his speech at the ceremonial opening of the Alegia, Cebu….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Xi to DU30: Let’s not ruin our relationship

President Rodrigo Duterte assured that he is finding ways about our maritime dispute but reiterated on Saturday that insisting on our claims against China in the West Philippine Sea means trouble that our country cannot afford. But in his speech at the ceremonial opening of the Alegia, Cebu oilfield, Duterte….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Confronting China means trouble – Duterte

Trouble would ensue if the Philippines insisted on its maritime claims in the South China Sea, President Duterte said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Duterte takot sa China!

SUKO SA CHINA si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte matapos nitong aminin paulit-ulit na hindi kaya ng Pilipinas na makipag-giyera sa Intsik […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Duterte pivots to China but his military turns to Australia, Japan

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine defense cooperation with Australia and Japan stepped up in recent years, continuing to grow under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. Euan Graham, director of the international security program of Australian think tank Lowy Institute, said these ties should be taken into account when understanding ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

The many times Duterte floated ouster plots against him

TIMELINE: From the CIA to the Liberal Party, supposed ouster plots against President Duterte are behind his recent remark about China assuring him of a secured presidency......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Duterte on women, Richest senators, Trump and Cohen | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang denies the Duterte administration is discriminating against women.  Senators Cynthia Villar and Manny Pacquiao remain the richest senators in 2017, according to their Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth.  President Rodrigo Duterte attends the senior high school graduation of his granddaughter Isabelle.  United States President Donald Trump reimbursed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Duterte says China vows to protect him

MANILA: President Rodrigo 'Rody' Duterte disclosed that Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to protect him from any attempt to destabilise or oust him from Malacanang Palace but he did.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

China won t allow my ouster

ONBOARD BRP DAVAO DEL SUR: Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to shield President Rodrigo Duterte from any attempt to remove him from office, the Chief Executive has revealed. Duterte made the stat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Duterte& apos;s claim of China & apos;assurance& apos; vs ouster & apos;dumbfounding& apos;: maritime expert - ABS-CBN News

Duterte's claim of China 'assurance' vs ouster 'dumbfounding': maritime expert - ABS-CBN News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

From bold promise to ‘publicity stunt’: The evolution of Duterte’s jet ski pledge

In the third presidential debate of the 2016 elections, Rodrigo Duterte boldly promised that he will personally ride a jet ski and plant the Philippine flag in the Spratly Islands or Scarborough Shoal and assert the country’s sovereignty amid China’s encroachment. Two years later in Aurora province, two government officials and the presidential son rode […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Is Duterte a traitor or plain pragmatist?

Is President Rodrigo Duterte a traitor, a tuta (lapdog) of China, or simply a pragmatist trying to get the most of a delicate situation?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Senators on China s assurance to Duterte: God help the Philippines

If President Duterte could boast about China’s guarantee of protection and risk exposing his disregard for the will of the people, then “God help us,” Sen. Panfilo Lacson said yesterday as he and his colleagues expressed shock and disbelief at the Chief Executive’s latest pronouncement......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018