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After Xi visit Japan, Philippines meet to advance infrastructure plans

MANILA — Philippine government ministers met with a top adviser of Japan’s prime minister on Wednesday, in an effort to move forward major infrastructure projects, just hours after a visit by the Chinese president pledging to do the same. Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has made a $180 billion infrastructure overhaul the centerpiece of his economic policy […] The post After Xi visit Japan, Philippines meet to advance infrastructure plans appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Duterte issues EO creating panel vs. money laundering, terror finance - GMA News

Duterte issues EO creating panel vs. money laundering, terror finance - GMA News.....»»

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Faeldon named BuCor chief

President Rodrigo Duterte formally appointed Nicanor Faeldon as the Director-General of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).The President signed on 19 November his appointment paper which was released to media today. Faeldon will take over the BuCor post vacated by former Philippine National Police chief Ronaldo “Bato” dela Rosa as the latter guns for a Senate seat. […].....»»

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VP Robredo calls for transparency in PH-China deals | ABS-CBN News

Vice President Leni Robredo called on the Duterte administration to be transparent regarding the bilateral agreements it signed with China during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit......»»

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DUTERTE LATEST NEWS – NOVEMBER 20 2018 | PRESIDENT XI JINPING OF CHINA ARRIVES IN MANILA PHILIPPINES – Manila Video

DUTERTE LATEST NEWS – NOVEMBER 21 2018 | “Since President Duterte took office, thanks to the joint efforts of our two sides, we have reopened the door of friendship and cooperation to each other, bringing real benefits to our people and making an important contribution to regional peace, stability, and prosperity.” President Xi Jinping “Pres.… link: DUTERTE LATEST NEWS – NOVEMBER 20 2018 | PRESIDENT XI JINPING OF CHINA ARRIVES IN MANILA PHILIPPINES – Manila Video.....»»

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IBON Foundation duda sa pangungutang ng Pinas sa China

Kaduda-duda na ang pinapasok na transaksyon ng administrasyong Duterte dahil sa ‘eargerness’ nitong kumalap ng pondo para sa Build, build, build program. Sabi ng IBON Foundation, umaasa ang administrasyong Duterteng makakuha ng suporta sa China para sa P738 bilyong infrastructure projects nito, halos kalahati ng P1.5 trilyong flagship projects nito na nasa Build program. Ayon… link: IBON Foundation duda sa pangungutang ng Pinas sa China.....»»

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Duterte wishes Xi ‘success’; China s leader wants PHL prosperity

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday night hosted a state banquet for China’s President Xi Jinping, who was on his first state visit to the Philippines since he took power in 2013. Source link link: Duterte wishes Xi ‘success’; China's leader wants PHL prosperity.....»»

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Xi leaves PH after historic two-day state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping left the Philippines on Wednesday afternoon, concluding his historic two-day state visit here. Xi departed for Beijing from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport around 1:30 p.m. His Manila visit was the first from a seating Chinese President in 13 years. In the first day of his visit, Xi led a wreath-laying ceremony at the Rizal Monument in Luneta on Tuesday afternoon, just hours after he landed in Manila. He then proceed to Malacaang where he was welcomed by President Rodrigo Duterte, presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and other members of the Cabinet. Xi and Duterte witnessed the signing of 29 agreements between th...Keep on reading: Xi leaves PH after historic two-day state visit.....»»

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Poe: Gov’t must divulge details of deals with China

Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday said the Duterte administration should reveal to the public details of the 29 bilateral agreements it signed with the People's Republic of China. "The government owes it to the Filipinos to divulge the details of the agreements to see if there are potentials for red flags or if there are elements there that would put us at a disadvantage," the senator said in a statement. "At the end of the day, it is the people's money that would pay for all these projects, thus the people should have a say," she added. Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday witnessed the signing of 29 documents on trade, infrastructure, and education, amo...Keep on reading: Poe: Gov’t must divulge details of deals with China.....»»

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Opposition bets: Duterte can be impeached for statements on West PH Sea

President Rodrigo Duterte can be impeached for acknowledging that China already has possession of the West Philippine Sea (WPS), senatorial candidates from the Oposisyon Koalisyon (OK) said on Wednesday. OK's candidates who are also lawyers --- human rights lawyer Jose Manuel Diokno and former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay --- answered questions on whether the Chief Executive's statements go against the 1987 Constitution. "As far as the legal merits are concerned, I believe there are sufficient bases for filing (an impeachment case)," Diokno said in a briefing in Quezon City. "From any legal standpoint, I would say it is clear that it's a culpable violation of the constitution...Keep on reading: Opposition bets: Duterte can be impeached for statements on West PH Sea.....»»

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‘Why the closeness to China?’ Sereno asks Duterte

      "Why the closeness to China?" Ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno asked this to President Rodrigo Duterte during Chinese President Xi Jinping's two-day state visit to the country. READ: Xi Jinping arrives in PH for two-day state visit "We as a nation, especially our President, should not forget what is most important to Filipinos - love of God, freedom and dignity of every human being, preservation of the Philippines for Filipinos," Sereno said in a statement. "China opposes and crushes those values. Why the closeness to China and the repudiation of our international friends who share these values? Don't negate who we are as a people, M...Keep on reading: ‘Why the closeness to China?’ Sereno asks Duterte.....»»

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Diokno on China loans: ‘We don’t mortgage our territories’

    The government will not use any of the country's territory as collateral for loans entered with China, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Wednesday. "There's no such thing as onerous conditions. We were smart. We're not like other countries," Diokno said in a press briefing. "We don't mortgage our territories for a loan that is as straightforward as a railway system and as I've said there is a strict and rigorous process (for the projects)," he added. Diokno made the remark in response to IBON Foundation's recent statement, which accused the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte of allegedly arranging questionable deals with China. The group claim...Keep on reading: Diokno on China loans: ‘We don’t mortgage our territories’.....»»

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Martires files complaint vs Duterte’s ex-lawyer over corruption claims

Ombudsman Samuel Martires has filed a complaint against the former legal counsel of President Rodrigo Duterte over her unverified claims that corruption is rampant at the Office of the Ombudsman......»»

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Flag protocol breach seen in Xi Jinping s Philippine visit

The Duterte administration appears to have broken protocol during the two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Philippines......»»

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China s Xi Visits Philippines as Duterte Pressed to Take Tougher Line

MANILA - Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited the Philippines on Tuesday to further strategic gains made under President Rodrigo Duterte, who hailed a 'new impetus' behind a relationship that his mass.....»»

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Duterte urged to hear power consumers& apos; complaints - INQUIRER.net

Duterte urged to hear power consumers' complaints - INQUIRER.net.....»»

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China s Xi Visits Philippines as Duterte Pressed to Take Tougher Line

MANILA - Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited the Philippines on Tuesday to further strategic gains made under President Rodrigo Duterte, who hailed a 'new impetus' behind a relationship that his mass.....»»

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Duterte optimistic of even warmer China-PH ties

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday expressed optimism that the warming ties between the Philippines and China would continue to flourish even further. "I stand here optimistic that we will sustain the momentum in moving our relationship even further, and that the friendship between our countries will continue to flourish in the years to come," Duterte said in his toast at the state banquet hosted for visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Malacaang. Duterte said he was hoping that "opportunities for greater collaboration will further promote the prosperity and success" of the two nations, which are both locked in a territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea. China's ...Keep on reading: Duterte optimistic of even warmer China-PH ties.....»»

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Assert Philippines sovereignty, Duterte urged

The Duterte government must heed the general sentiments of Filipinos to defend the country’s sovereignty and territorial rights in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), former solicitor general Florin Hilbay said yesterday......»»

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LIST: Deals signed during Xi Jinping s trip to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and China signed 29 agreements on the first day of Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the Philippines from Tuesday to Wednesday, November 20 to 21. Xi and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte witnessed the exchange of these agreements on Tuesday in Malacañang. Among these deals is a memorandum of understanding on oil and gas development . Here is ........»»

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