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Duterte’s Israel trip seen to boost economic ties

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter THE PHILIPPINE government is expected to ink up to 15 private sector agreements during President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s official visit to Israel this week, Philippine Ambassador to Israel Nathaniel G. Imperial said. “I think the President wants to improve our economic relationship, especially the areas of trade and investment. And… link: Duterte’s Israel trip seen to boost economic ties.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerSep 2nd, 2018

Duterte eyes arms deals on Israel trip

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to arrive Sunday for a visit to Israel and Jordan, pursuing a pivot away from his nation's long-time reliance on American military hardware and backing. The four-day stay in Israel is the first by a Philippine leader in more than 60 years of diplomatic ties between the two nations, even though their links go back to Manila sheltering Jews during the Holocaust. Duterte's visit has generated a lot of attention, powered both by his penchant for foul-mouthed statements -- including likening himself to Hitler -- and his internationally condemned drug crackdown that has killed thousands. Duterte, accompanied by an entourage including soldiers and p...Keep on reading: Duterte eyes arms deals on Israel trip.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

Duterte to fortify ties with Israel, Jordan

President Rodrigo Duterte will witness the signing of several agreements including labor, defense and investment during his trip to Israel and Jordan on September 2 to 8, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. Both visits would be the first by a Philippine leader since Manila established diplomatic ties….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Duterte back in PH with $9.5-B in Chinese investment deals

    President Rodrigo Duterte is back in the country after a short trip to China and Hong Kong. The President returned home with a $9.5 billion worth of investment agreements from China after he attended the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan province. He arrived at the Davao International Airport from Hong Kong on board PR001 past 1 a.m. President Duterte met with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a bilateral meeting where the two leaders agreed to craft a framework on the possible joint exploration in the disputed South China Sea. The chief executive and Xi also discussed ways on how to further economic ties between the Philippines and China despite an ongo...Keep on reading: Duterte back in PH with $9.5-B in Chinese investment deals.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Duterte: Complex bilateral relations not impeding PH, China ties

    Hainan, China--- President Rodrigo Duterte said complex bilateral relations were not a hindrance to building significant relationships, as he emphasized the close ties between the Philippines and China.   "As sovereign equals, the Philippines and China are partners in the building of the much needed infrastructure which are the building blocks and bridges for greater understanding between our two peoples," the President said in his address to the plenary of the Boao Forum for Asia.   The Philippines and China are also working to boost their respective economies, he said.   "We are working together on strengthening economic compleme...Keep on reading: Duterte: Complex bilateral relations not impeding PH, China ties.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Rody, SoKor’s Moon to talk in November

SEOUL –  President Duterte and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold bilateral talks in Manila this November to boost economic and security ties betwe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 6th, 2017

Duterte state visit to boost economic ties with Brunei

The International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) sees President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent state visit to Brunei to strengthen diplomatic and economic relations between the two countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 20th, 2016

Duterte to boost economic ties with China, Russia

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte is set to strengthen economic ties with China and Russia, saying yesterday he is about “to cross the Rubicon” with th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2016

Duterte returns from fruitful Bali meeting

President Rodrigo Duterte arrived early on Friday morning in Davao City after his brief visit to Bali, Indonesia, where he stressed the importance of closer regional cooperation to boost growth at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Leaders' Gathering.   "I am pleased to be back home from an engaging interaction with my fellow Asean leaders and heads of international institutions at the Asean Leaders' Gathering in Bali," he said in his arrival statement.   The President said he reiterated the country's "national priorities of inclusive growth, stable and secure environment and economic integration in the region."   Steady growth path &nb...Keep on reading: Duterte returns from fruitful Bali meeting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Duterte: Israel, Jordan visits to boost OFW welfare - Philippine Star

Duterte: Israel, Jordan visits to boost OFW welfare - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

Amputee Marawi soldiers among those who joined Duterte in Israel-Jordan trip

Soldiers who lost limb during the five-month Marawi siege were among the military personnel who joined President Rodrigo Duterte's trip to Israel and Jordan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Where in the world is Rodrigo Duterte during major national events?

President Rodrigo Duterte was out of the country during a few significant events that occurred in the country. The latest incident is Duterte’s order to revoke Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s amnesty before he left for a “historic” trip Israel to seek a “stable and secure” friendship with the country. Marcos’ secret burial  On November 18, 2016, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Duterte in Jordan: Activities, deals, delegation members

MANILA, Philippines –  President Rodrigo Duterte is in Jordan right after a controversial trip  to Israel and amid the furor back home caused by his order to void the amnesty granted to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Duterte arrived in Amman, Jordan, around 5:17 pm (Jordan time) on Wednesday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Duterte s Israel trip shows consequences of his loose tongue

  MANILA, Philippines – A self-proclaimed mass murderer laying a wreath at a Holocaust memorial. A man who called God “stupid” setting foot on the Holy Land.  These were just some of the ironies not lost on Israeli media reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte's Israel visit......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

$82.9M in business deals signed during Duterte s Israel trip

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said the deals and intent letters are expected to generate 790 jobs and are a reflection of investors' optimism on the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

President Duterte Meets with Israeli President Rivlin

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, September 4, met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. The two leaders committed to deepening bilateral ties between the Philippines and the State of Israel. In a brief statement, President Duterte said the Philippines would like to further strengthen its cooperation with Israel, particularly in the area of trade and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

PH, Israel Ink 3 Agreements

The governments of the Philippines and the State of Israel have signed three agreements that would strengthen the bilateral ties between the two countries. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu witnessed the signing of the agreements, including a Memorandum Of Agreement on the temporary employment of home-based Filipino caregivers, a Memorandum Of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Philippine Leader Praises Security Ties With Israel

JERUSALEM - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been accused of widespread human rights abuses, on Tuesday praised his country's close security ties with Israel as dozens protested Israel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

An assassination plot?

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte left for the Middle East – to Israel and other Arab nations. He is the first Philippine president to do so. But what is interesting in this trip is another report that he s bringing along the top officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police. This […] The post An assassination plot? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Philippine Leader Praises Security Ties With Israel

JERUSALEM – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been accused of widespread human rights abuses, on Tuesday praised his country’s close security ties with Israel as dozens protested Israel Source link link: Philippine Leader Praises Security Ties With Israel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Philippine Leader Praises Security Ties With Israel

JERUSALEM - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been accused of widespread human rights abuses, on Tuesday praised his country's close security ties with Israel as dozens protested Israel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018