Showing posts with label Rodrigo Duterte. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rodrigo Duterte. Show all posts

Sunday, November 12, 2017

US President Donald Trump arrives in Manila for ASEAN summit

ASEAN summit
The president of the United States arrived in Manila on Sunday to take part in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit, which is expected to discuss among other issues the North Korean nuclear program and fighting the Islamic State terror organization.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Duterte declares martial law in Philippines amid terror clashes

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines on Tuesday declared a partial state of martial law in the Pacific island nation after two soldiers and a police officer were killed in clashes with terror insurgents.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Duterte orders troops to occupy South China Sea reefs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered troops to occupy and fortify all Philippine-held islands in the disputed South China Sea to assert its claims amid what he says is a race to control territory.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Friday, November 4, 2016

Duterte Says He May Not Survive Philippines Presidency

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he may not be able to survive his six-year term and seemed overwhelmed by the immensity of his work, including the drug menace he's trying to fight.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Duterte shrugs off US canceling rifle deal

The Philippines' president has belittled an apparent decision by the U.S. to call off the sale of 26,000 assault rifles to his police force, saying he could just turn to Russia or China instead.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Chinese vessels leave disputed shoal: Philippine official

Chinese vessels have left the contested Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, a Philippine official said Saturday, less than a week after President Rodrigo Duterte visited Beijing pledging closer ties.

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