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

Philippines

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