Philippines

Duterte eyeing VP post to get immunity from lawsuit

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   EYEING VP. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, chairman of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), delivers his speech during the national assembly of the PDP-Laban at Royce Hotel in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga on Saturday (July 17, 2021). Duterte expressed willingness anew to seek the vice presidency to get … Continue reading

Philippines

Duterte open to formal debate with Carpio

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to hold a formal debate with former Supreme Court justice Antonio Carpio on the West Philippine Sea (WPS) issue, Malacañang said on Thursday. This, after Carpio accepted Duterte’s challenge for a debate on the Philippines’ long-standing dispute with China in WPS. In … Continue reading