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Pilipino Star
Patintero brings Pinoy flavor to ASEAN Film WeekXI’AN, China — A first-time filmmaker’s movie on the traditional Filipino stree
Patintero brings Pinoy flavor to ASEAN Film Week
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
XI’AN, China — A first-time filmmaker’s movie on the traditional Filipino street game Patintero joined the roster of select Southeast Asian films showcased at the recently-concluded ASEAN Film Week. Mihk Vergara’s Patintero: Ang Alamat ni Meng... Read more
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Pilipino Star
How will Fil-Ams vote in US polls?NEW YORK – The obviously better prepared Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton sna
How will Fil-Ams vote in US polls?
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
NEW YORK – The obviously better prepared Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton snatched Monday night Round-1 from her Republican rival Donald Trump in their first-of-three presidential debates in Hofstra University on Long Island. It remains to be... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Beijing hopes Rody can visit China ‘as soon as possible’MANILA, Philippines – China is looking forward to a visit by President Duterte
Beijing hopes Rody can visit China ‘as soon as possible’
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines – China is looking forward to a visit by President Duterte as soon as possible. The Chinese foreign ministry said that while there is no confirmed date yet for Duterte’s visit, Beijing is in close communication with Philippine... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte’s foreign policy off track — Del RosarioMANILA, Philippines – The Duterte administration’s independent foreign policy i
Duterte’s foreign policy off track — Del Rosario
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Duterte administration’s independent foreign policy is “off track” and will need to be revisited or the Philippines risks losing the confidence of long-time “friends” who had helped in the country’s development, a former top... Read more
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Sun Star
Why not get an an adviser from the Left?AS what subalterns of President Rodrigo Duterte are wont to do, Foreign Affairs
Why not get an an adviser from the Left?
Sun Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
AS what subalterns of President Rodrigo Duterte are wont to do, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay tried straightening out the mess his boss created with regards to his “I will cross the Rubicon” statement with regards to the Philippines... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Conditions may be set on US aid to PhilippineMANILA, Philippines – Deeply troubled by the extraordinarily high number of ind
Conditions may be set on US aid to Philippine
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines – Deeply troubled by the extraordinarily high number of individuals killed in the administration’s war against illegal drugs, two American senators said yesterday the United States might have to impose conditions on assistance to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH to push for cooperation, not conflict in South China Sea The Philippines will push for concrete steps to ensure that the disputed Sout
PH to push for cooperation, not conflict in South China Sea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 48 minutes ago
The Philippines will push for concrete steps to ensure that the disputed South China Sea would be a source of cooperation, not conflict, with its strategic partner Vietnam. It also plans... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT:DFA Sec. Del Rosario’s closing remarks at ‘Raising the Next Tiger’ forumFormer Secretary for Foreign Affairs Albert Del Rosario. AP FILE PHOTO Former
FULL TEXT:DFA Sec. Del Rosario’s closing remarks at ‘Raising the Next Tiger’ forum
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
Former Secretary for Foreign Affairs Albert Del Rosario. AP FILE PHOTO Former DFA Secretary Albert del Rosario’s closing remarks at forum dubbed “Raising the Next Tiger: The New Administration’s Economic Policies” organized by ADR Institute for... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte foreign policy ‘unfortunate,’ says ex-DFA chief Del RosarioIn this undated file photo, Albert del Rosario appears at the United Nations, a
Duterte foreign policy ‘unfortunate,’ says ex-DFA chief Del Rosario
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
In this undated file photo, Albert del Rosario appears at the United Nations, as secretary of the Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs during the presidency of Benigno Aquino III (AP) MANILA — “Unfortunate.” This was former foreign affairs... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: Former DFA Sec. Del Rosario’s closing remarks at economic forumFormer Secretary for Foreign Affairs Albert Del Rosario. AP FILE PHOTO Former
FULL TEXT: Former DFA Sec. Del Rosario’s closing remarks at economic forum
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
Former Secretary for Foreign Affairs Albert Del Rosario. AP FILE PHOTO Former DFA Secretary Albert del Rosario’s closing remarks at forum dubbed “Raising the Next Tiger: The New Administration’s Economic Policies” organized by ADR Institute for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Del Rosario: Duterte foreign policy 'off track'MANILA, Philippines -- The Duterte administration's independent foreign policy
Del Rosario: Duterte foreign policy 'off track'
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines -- The Duterte administration's independent foreign policy is "off track" and will need to be revisited or the Philippines may lose the confidence of long-time "friends" who assisted the country's development, a former top... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte eyes cooperation with Vietnam in sea row, war on drugsPresident Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday left for a two-day official visit to Vie
Duterte eyes cooperation with Vietnam in sea row, war on drugs
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday left for a two-day official visit to Vietnam in a bid to strengthen maritime cooperation and seek ways to suppress the proliferation of drugs in the region. “Upon the invitation of His Excellency, President... Read more
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Rappler
US senator warns PH of 'further conditions' on aidEXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS. Senator Patrick Leahy (left) warns the Philippines of '
US senator warns PH of 'further conditions' on aid
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS. Senator Patrick Leahy (left) warns the Philippines of 'further conditions' on US aid because of recent killings in the Southeast Asian country. File photo by Chip Soodevilla/Getty Images/AFP MANILA, Philippines – Cricitizing... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte flies to Vietnam for a working visitMANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte left on Wednesday for a two-day
Duterte flies to Vietnam for a working visit
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte left on Wednesday for a two-day official visit to Vietnam that seeks to boost the ties between Manila and Hanoi and to strengthen their cooperation against illegal drugs.Duterte said he is looking... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Abella: Filipino-Americans support President DuterteFilipino communities in the United States support President Rodrigo Duterte des
Abella: Filipino-Americans support President Duterte
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 8 hours ago
Filipino communities in the United States support President Rodrigo Duterte despite some noise at home, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said on Tuesday, September 27 after visiting different locations in the US with high concentration of... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte in Vietnam: What to expectOFF TO HANOI. President Rodrigo Duterte departs for his official visit to Vietn
Duterte in Vietnam: What to expect
Rappler / Posted 9 hours ago
OFF TO HANOI. President Rodrigo Duterte departs for his official visit to Vietnam on September 28, 2016. Photo from PPD HANOI, Vietnam – Hanoi, Vietnam’s scooter-filled, coffee-loving capital, is the setting for President Rodrigo Duterte’s 3rd trip... Read more
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Asian journal
No Fil-Am plot to oust Duterteon Manila radio station DZRH on September 19, 2016 when Pres. Duterte’s Communi
No Fil-Am plot to oust Duterte
Asian journal / Posted 12 hours ago
on Manila radio station DZRH on September 19, 2016 when Pres. Duterte’s Communications Secretary Martin Andanar announced the news that Filipino Americans in New York were planning a coup against Pres. Duterte in January of 2017. This is how... Read more
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Asian journal
CantankerousTHE word on the street is that for the next six years, the Philippines will “cr
Cantankerous
Asian journal / Posted 12 hours ago
THE word on the street is that for the next six years, the Philippines will “cross the Rubicon” with the United States, an idiom which means to pass a point of no return. This was stated by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte to reporters on... Read more
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Asian journal
An overwhelming majority of Filipinos in America do not support Duterte’s efforts to become more independent from the UShave praised Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for standing up against Ameri
An overwhelming majority of Filipinos in America do not support Duterte’s efforts to become more independent from the US
Asian journal / Posted 12 hours ago
have praised Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for standing up against America in declaration that he is not a puppet of Uncle Sam and that his administration’s foreign policy is veering away from the United States. But as far as Fil-Ams are... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte critic Escudero to join President in Vietnam tripSenator Francis Escudero. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO HANOI, Vietnam – One of the crit
Duterte critic Escudero to join President in Vietnam trip
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
Senator Francis Escudero. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO HANOI, Vietnam – One of the critics of President Rodrigo Duterte will be joining the President’s official visit to the socialist state today. Sen. Francis Escudero is part of Duterte’s official... Read more
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Rappler
Recto to Duterte: Strong words can scare investorsWORDS MATTER. Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto cautions President Rodrigo Dut
Recto to Duterte: Strong words can scare investors
Rappler / Posted 16 hours ago
WORDS MATTER. Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto cautions President Rodrigo Duterte amid the weakening of the Philippine peso, saying that 'words matter.' MANILA, Philippines – Amid the weakening of the peso, Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto urged... Read more
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FOX Business
Emerging Market Etfs Win Clinton, Trump DebateFollowing the political battle of words between Democratic presidential nominee
Emerging Market Etfs Win Clinton, Trump Debate
FOX Business / Posted 17 hours ago
Following the political battle of words between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican hopeful Donald Trump, many believed Clinton took the upper hand, with emerging market exchange traded funds coming out as a clear... Read more
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FOX Business
Emerging Market Etfs Win Clinton, Trump DebateFollowing the political battle of words between Democratic presidential nominee
Emerging Market Etfs Win Clinton, Trump Debate
FOX Business / Posted 17 hours ago
Following the political battle of words between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican hopeful Donald Trump, many believed Clinton took the upper hand, with emerging market exchange traded funds coming out as a clear... Read more
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Breitbart
Philippines' Duterte Will 'Cross the Rubicon with the United States'Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced a new initiative to deepen busi
Philippines' Duterte Will 'Cross the Rubicon with the United States'
Breitbart / Posted 20 hours ago
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced a new initiative to deepen business ties with China and Russia as investors flee the nation, concerned that the ongoing war on drug traffickers is increasing instability in the country. In discussing... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debateChinese students chat as they watch a live broadcasting of the presidential deb
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debate
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Chinese students chat as they watch a live broadcasting of the presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, at a cafe in Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Andy... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debateViews from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debate
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 20 hours ago
Views from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump: AUSTRALIA RICHARD MCCONOCHIE watched the debate on a big screen in a Canberra pub and said, "To me Trump aced... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
People around the world react to first Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton debateViews from around the world on Monday’s first U.S. presidential debate between
People around the world react to first Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton debate
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
Views from around the world on Monday’s first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump: RICHARD MCCONOCHIE watched the debate on a big screen in a Canberra pub and said, “To me Trump aced it.” “He came... Read more
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Philly.com
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debateViews from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debate
Philly.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Views from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump: AUSTRALIA RICHARD MCCONOCHIE watched the debate on a big screen in a Canberra pub and said, "To me Trump aced... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Crossing the Rubicon? Just dramatics, says YasayForeign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/MARIANNE V. BE
Crossing the Rubicon? Just dramatics, says Yasay
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 hours ago
Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/MARIANNE V. BERMUDEZ PRESIDENT Duterte has no plans of cutting ties with the United States, Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said on Tuesday, explaining that his “crossing the Rubicon”... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debateViews from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debate
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 21 hours ago
Views from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump: AUSTRALIA RICHARD MCCONOCHIE watched the debate on a big screen in a Canberra pub and said, "To me Trump aced... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debateViews from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debate
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 21 hours ago
Views from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump: AUSTRALIA RICHARD MCCONOCHIE watched the debate on a big screen in a Canberra pub and said, "To me Trump aced... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte seeks alliances with China and RussiaAP photos PRESIDENT Duterte said on Tuesday he would build by next year “new a
Duterte seeks alliances with China and Russia
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 hours ago
AP photos PRESIDENT Duterte said on Tuesday he would build by next year “new alliances” with China and Russia to cushion the fallout from the possible withdrawal of the United States from the Philippines. In a speech in Pampanga province, Mr.... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Why worry?The peso has fallen against the US dollar to its lowest level in seven years, a
Why worry?
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 hours ago
The peso has fallen against the US dollar to its lowest level in seven years, at P48.25 to one dollar. That’s a depreciation of 5.55 percent from the average of P45.71 just before President Duterte’s election. The stock market has fallen below the... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Duterte not breaking PH-US ties’The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday denied that the Philippines will b
‘Duterte not breaking PH-US ties’
The Manila Times / Posted 23 hours ago
The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday denied that the Philippines will be “veering away” from its treaty commitments to the United States after President Rodrigo Duterte said he was about to cross the Rubicon as regards relations with... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
US won’t interfere as PH turns to china, russiaTHE US State Department said Tuesday that Washington will not interfere with Pr
US won’t interfere as PH turns to china, russia
Manila Standard Today / Posted 23 hours ago
THE US State Department said Tuesday that Washington will not interfere with President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to pursue alliances or partnerships with China and Russia, but said it would regard the Philippines as a strategic ally until they hear... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Rody foreign policy may alienate investors’MANILA, Philippines – The foreign policy of the Duterte administration risks al
‘Rody foreign policy may alienate investors’
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines – The foreign policy of the Duterte administration risks alienating its major economic partners and creating an “unwelcoming” environment to foreign investors, a private think tank disclosed yesterday. Last week, Duterte said he... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Not that importantHillary Clinton and Donald Trump held the first of the three debates that they’
Not that important
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump held the first of the three debates that they’re scheduled to do before the US presidential elections late this year. And no, there was nothing said during the entire debate that had anything remotely to do with the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Stronger alliance with Vietnam seen Duterte trip to boost economic, defense relations with Hanoi Hanoi – Economi
Stronger alliance with Vietnam seen
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Duterte trip to boost economic, defense relations with Hanoi Hanoi – Economic and defense relations between the Philippines and Vietnam are expected to be enhanced when President Duterte makes a two-day official... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte to China: 'Increase focus' on your criminalsPresident Rodrigo Duterte inspects a shabu factory in Arayat, Pampanga, on Sept
Duterte to China: 'Increase focus' on your criminals
Rappler / Posted yesterday
President Rodrigo Duterte inspects a shabu factory in Arayat, Pampanga, on September 27, 2016. Photo by PPD PAMPANGA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" is going overseas, as he promised to bring to China's "attention"... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Yasay: ‘PH not veering away from US’THE Philippines is not “veering away” from the United States (US) despite Presi
Yasay: ‘PH not veering away from US’
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
THE Philippines is not “veering away” from the United States (US) despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that the country was “crossing the rubicon” with its longtime ally, a Cabinet official said on Tuesday. “I don’t think he meant it in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
No Fil-Am plot to oust DuterteCommunications Secretary Martin Andanar claimed there was a plot by Filipino Am
No Fil-Am plot to oust Duterte
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar claimed there was a plot by Filipino Americans to oust Pres. Duterte by January 1917. RADYO INQUIRER It began with a radio interview on Manila radio station DZRH on September 19, 2016 when Pres. Duterte’s... Read more
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Sun Star
Yasay: ‘Philippines not veering away from US’THE Philippines is not severing its ties to the United States (US), Foreign Aff
Yasay: ‘Philippines not veering away from US’
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
THE Philippines is not severing its ties to the United States (US), Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, Yasay said President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that the Philippines might “cross the Rubicon” with... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Yasay clarifies Duterte’s new statement on US relations Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr. on Tuesday clarified President
Yasay clarifies Duterte’s new statement on US relations
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr. on Tuesday clarified President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s statement regarding Philippines-US relations, saying that the country is not veering away from... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: INQ&A with Senator Grace PoeWith the traffic problem in Metro Manila affecting the country’s economy and pr
FULL TEXT: INQ&A with Senator Grace Poe
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
With the traffic problem in Metro Manila affecting the country’s economy and productivity, Senator Grace Poe joined INQ&A last August 30 for an hour-long interview. Poe, who is the chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Order, has been holding... Read more
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Rappler
Yasay raises West PH Sea ruling before UNUN SPEECH. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr addresses the general
Yasay raises West PH Sea ruling before UN
Rappler / Posted yesterday
UN SPEECH. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr addresses the general debate of the United Nations General Assembly's 71st session on September 24, 2016. Photo courtesy of UN MANILA, Philippines – Despite China's refusal to bring this... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Yasay: Duterte open to better relationships with China, RussiaMANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte is open to engaging more closel
Yasay: Duterte open to better relationships with China, Russia
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte is open to engaging more closely with China and Russia in pursuing the administration's new foreign policy, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. said on Tuesday. "Ang sinasabi ni presidente, sa... Read more
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Rappler
'Crossing Rubicon' with US? Duterte wanted 'to dramatize'EXPLAINING DUTERTE. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr speaks durin
'Crossing Rubicon' with US? Duterte wanted 'to dramatize'
Rappler / Posted yesterday
EXPLAINING DUTERTE. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr speaks during a forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) headquarters on September 15, 2016 in Washington DC. Photo by Zach Gibson/AFP MANILA, Philippines –... Read more
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CNBC
Philippines' Duterte wants to 'open alliances' with Russia, ChinaPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he would visit Russia and C
Philippines' Duterte wants to 'open alliances' with Russia, China
CNBC / Posted yesterday
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he would visit Russia and China this year to chart an independent foreign policy and "open alliances" with two powers with historic rivalries with the United States. Duterte said the Philippines... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
President Duterte all set for official visit to VietnamPresident Rodrigo Duterte is all set for an official visit to Vietnam on Septem
President Duterte all set for official visit to Vietnam
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
President Rodrigo Duterte is all set for an official visit to Vietnam on September 28 and 29, which aims to strengthen diplomatic and economic relations between the two countries. In a pre-departure briefing in Malacañan on Monday, Foreign Affairs... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Duterte wants stronger ties to Russia, ChinaPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will visit Russia and China this y
Duterte wants stronger ties to Russia, China
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will visit Russia and China this year to chart an independent foreign policy and 'open alliances' with two powers with historic rivalries with the United States. Duterte said the Philippines was at the... Read more
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