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Rodrigo Duterte Opposes China Naming Features on its Continental Shelf

Rodrigo Duterte Opposes China Naming Features on its Continental Shelf

🕔11:40, 14.Feb 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte earlier this month banned all foreign scientific research at Benham Rise and told the navy to chase away unauthorised vessels, including Chinese oceanographers, whose research trip he had personally approved only a few weeks earlier.

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Rodrigo Duterte to Army, Police: ‘Shoot Me’ If I Become Dictator

Rodrigo Duterte to Army, Police: ‘Shoot Me’ If I Become Dictator

🕔13:09, 22.Jan 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told soldiers during an army base visit, adding that security forces should not allow anybody to mess with the constitution: “If I overstay and wanted to become a dictator, shoot me, I am not joking.”

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Philippine SEC Revokes News Website Rappler Registration

Philippine SEC Revokes News Website Rappler Registration

🕔09:23, 15.Jan 2018

“The En Banc finds Rappler, Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corporation, a Mass Media Entity and its alter ego, liable for violating the constitutional and statutory Foreign Equity Restriction in Mass Media, enforceable through laws and rules within the mandate of the commission,” the Philippine SEC en banc said in its decision dated January 11 but published on its website Monday, January 15.

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Duterte Hands-Off on ‘Comfort Women’ Statue Dispute

Duterte Hands-Off on ‘Comfort Women’ Statue Dispute

🕔13:50, 11.Jan 2018

About 1,000 Philippine women were forced into prostitution by Japanese troops during the war – they are known by the Japanese euphemism “comfort women” – a sensitive issue that had prompted some survivors to demand an apology as well as compensation from Tokyo. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said: “It’s up to the people who erected the statue to do anything they want with it,” he said. “I don’t think it is really a diplomatic issue, no.”

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