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Trump invites Duterte to Washington

FROSTY relations between Manila and Washington may be thawing, as signaled by their conciliatory official statements over the weekend that bared US President Donald J. Trump’s invitation for President Rodrigo R. Duterte to visit Washington D.C......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineApr 30th, 2017

Trump invites Duterte to Washington

FROSTY relations between Manila and Washington may be thawing, as signaled by their conciliatory official statements over the weekend that bared US President Donald J. Trump’s invitation for President Rodrigo R. Duterte to visit Washington D.C......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 30th, 2017

Trump invites Duterte to Washington - Sun.Star

Trump invites Duterte to Washington - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 30th, 2017

George H.W. Bush — kinder, gentler Republican

Every day Donald Trump comes closer to perfecting his Rodrigo Duterte impression. The CIA briefing on the Khashoggi murder essentially confirms that the Washington Post journalist was killed, then dismembered. There's no directive to "kill him." But as one U.S. senator said, "There's a smoking saw." But what do we hear from Trump about the culpability of the Saudi Crown Prince BSM? It's still "Maybe he did, maybe he didn't." That's the president of the free world, sounding like a White Duterte. In that sense, the 41stU.S. President George H.W. Bush departs the living at a good time. He lies in state, while the current president just lies. That was Bush's main role in current p...Keep on reading: George H.W. Bush — kinder, gentler Republican.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

PH pivoting to China is consequence of US neglect–military prof

      WASHINGTON DC--The Philippines' pivot toward China under the Duterte administration is a consequence of the "vacuum" created by the United States' own neglect of its interests in Asia Pacific, according to a US military strategy expert. "We should understand that... we [the US] may be the reason that's happening--- our own actions," said Marybeth Ulrich, professor of government in the Department of National Security and Strategy at the US Army War College in Pennsylvania. Speaking to visiting journalists here, she said US President Donald Trump's rejection of his predecessor's pivot to Asia could partly explain why countries like the Philippines we...Keep on reading: PH pivoting to China is consequence of US neglect–military prof.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Duterte says three US officials seeking talks on Philippines’ defense procurement

MANILA — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said three members of US President Donald Trump’s cabinet had sought a dialogue about Manila’s procurement plans for defense equipment. Duterte said he had received a letter signed by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Secretary of Defense James Mattis reaffirming Washington’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Putin says he s ready to go to Washington, invites Trump to Moscow

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, July 27, he had invited US leader Donald Trump to visit Moscow and was ready to travel to Washington for a new summit, as he praised their "useful" meetings. Speaking after their Helsinki summit sparked a political crisis in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Duterte: My visit to ‘friend’ Trump in US just a matter of scheduling 

President Rodrigo Duterteon Wednesdaysaid his visit to the United States is just a matter of "scheduling." This appears to be a softening of his previous hardline stance against visiting the Philippines' traditional ally. Duterte had said earlier that he would never go to the US during his term as President after Washington became critical of his drug war and anti-criminality campaign. But this was during the administration of former President Barack Obama. It appears that his stand is now changingas he hailed on Wednesday his friendship with US President Donald Trump. "He (Trump) is my friend and of course I have been invited to the United States several times, but you know, it...Keep on reading: Duterte: My visit to ‘friend’ Trump in US just a matter of scheduling .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

US to Work on Duterte-Trump Washington Meeting

United States Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim on Tuesday said Washington will push for the next meeting of President Rodrigo R. Duterte and US President Donald Trump. This, seeing that both countries have “strong interest” in facilitating Duterte’s visit to US. “As you know, President Trump has already invited President Duterte to visit Washington […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

FACT CHECK: Trump didn t invite Kim Jong Un to visit Philippines and meet Duterte

Claim: During their summit on June 12 in Singapore , US President Donald Trump invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit the Philippines and meet with President Rodrigo Duterte. On June 12, blog philippineinsidernews.blogspot.com ran the headline, “Trump Invites North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un to Visit Philippines and Meet With Duterte.” The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

PH books Trump hotel in DC for June 12 fete; ethics questioned

  WASHINGTON --- First came Kuwait. Then Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Now it's the Philippines' turn. It is the latest foreign government to book rooms or host events at the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., riling critics who say such bookings are nothing more than attempts to curry favor with President Donald Trump. The Philippine Independence Day celebration set for June 12 comes as the country pushes for a free-trade agreement with the U.S. and amid international criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte for encouraging vigilante killings of drug suspects. Political undertones "The Trump hotel may have some political undertones because it is associated wi...Keep on reading: PH books Trump hotel in DC for June 12 fete; ethics questioned.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Congress’ HR co-chairs urge Trump to raise US concern over EJKs with Duterte

  Reps. Randy Hultgren and James P. McGovern, Human Rights Commission co-chairs. WASHINGTON, DC — The co-chairs of the US Congress’ human rights body have made public a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to bring up the issue of human rights during his upcoming meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Congressmen Randy… link: Congress’ HR co-chairs urge Trump to raise US concern over EJKs with Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

Trump to discuss human rights ‘quietly’ with Duterte

WASHINGTON – US National Security Adviser H.R......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 4th, 2017

White House: Trump Has Warm Rapport with Philippines Duterte

WASHINGTON - The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump has developed a "warm rapport" with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte even though the Manila leader has verbally attacked the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

White House: Trump Has Warm Rapport with Philippines Duterte

WASHINGTON - The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump has developed a "warm rapport" with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte even though the Manila leader has verbally attacked the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Trump to meet Duterte on Asia trip dominated by North Korea

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US President Donald Trump will meet several key Asian leaders next month, including controversial Philippines strongman Rodrigo Duterte, on a tour otherwise dominated by efforts to isolate North Korea. Trump's first Asian tour as president will take him to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

US Congress hits Philippines drug war, wants Rody dis-invited

WASHINGTON – US legislators savaged President Duterte for the “explosion” of extrajudicial killings in his war on drugs and urged President Donald Trump to r.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2017

After leaked call with Duterte, Trump urges world leaders to call him on his cellphone

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2017

Trump has ulterior motive in inviting Duterte to White House

WASHINGTON – The White House sought to justify President Donald Trump’s invitation to Philippine President Duterte to visit Washington, saying it was part of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2017

NYT, Washington Post condemn Trump for Duterte invite - Philippine Star

NYT, Washington Post condemn Trump for Duterte invite - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2017

NYT, Washington Post condemn Trump for Duterte invite

MANILA, Philippines — Two American newspapers on Tuesday slammed the invitation of US President Donald Trump for President Rodrigo Duterte to visit the White.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2017