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Duterte stance remains ‘friend to all, enemy to none’

Duterte stance remains ‘friend to all, enemy to none’ By Azer Parrocha President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (Presidential photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte’s independent foreign policy of being “friend to all, enemy to none” still stands, Malacañang said Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the remarks in a virtual Palace briefing in response to … Continue reading

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Diplomatic means pursued to counter Chinese claims in SCS: PRRD

Diplomatic means pursued to counter Chinese claims in SCS: PRRD By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   DIPLOMATIC MEANS. President Rodrigo Duterte tackles disputed South China Sea in his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday (July 27, 2020). Duterte said his government works without fail to protect the Philippines’ rights in the West Philippine Sea … Continue reading

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DFA: Joint communique on South China Sea reflects ASEAN sentiment

DFA: Joint communique on South China Sea reflects ASEAN sentiment  By Leslie Gatpolintan     MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday said the joint communiqué that called for non-militarization and self-restraint in South China Sea (SCS) activities reflects the sentiment of majority members of the Association of Southeast … Continue reading