Duterte: US Treats Philippines Like 'Dogs On A Leash' - Huffington Post

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN ― Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday his country could join naval exercises with Japan, but repeated there would be no more war games with long-time ally the United States and again gave vent to his anger against ...

China rolls out the red carpet for Rodrigo Duterte - Aljazeera.com

This is a unique opportunity to score a coup de grace by taking the Philippines out of the American strategic orbit. 27 Oct 2016 09:32 GMT |. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese ...

China Revels In Philippines' About-Face, But Will It Last? - Breaking Defense

An international tribunal ruled emphatically in July against Chinese claims to large portions of the South China Sea, acting on a case brought to it by the Philippines. China was furious and threatened many of its neighbors, while also trying to ...

Duterte's statements leave Japan, US vexed - The Japan Times

The contradictory comments of Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte during his visit this week left Tokyo and Washington with one question: What is his true intent? After weeks of insulting the United States and cozying up to China, the tough-talking ...

Philippine Leader's Meeting With Japan Emperor Canceled - Voice of America

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, accompanied by Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, right, and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, left, clap their hands at the end of Japan's coast guard drills in Yokohama, Oct. 27, 2016. Share. Share ...

Duterte Japan trip yields Toyota, Mitsubishi deals in $1.85-B package - ABS-CBN News

President Rodrigo Duterte (C) speaks to the media after his inspection at the Japan Coast Guard base in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan October 27, 2016. Issei Kato, Reuters. TOKYO - President Rodrigo Duterte has secured $1.85 billion in investment ...

Duterte stance on China undermines PH victory in sea row—De Lima - Inquirer.net

MANILA, Philippines— Sen. Leila de Lima on Thursday called on President Rodrigo Duterte to be careful about his statements on unresolved disputes in the South China Sea, saying his recent pronouncements viewed as friendly to China were undermining ...

Philippine president calls for removal of all US troops - The Guardian

The Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has continued his anti-US rhetoric by calling for the removal of all foreign troops from the Philippines, possibly within two years. Speaking to an audience of business people at the start of a three-day visit ...

Duterte assures Abe: PH will use West PH Sea ruling - Rappler

DUTERTE'S WORD. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe share a light moment during the declaration of their joint statement following an expanded bilateral meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Japan on October ...

FULL TEXT: Joint statement of the Philippines and Japan - Philippine Star

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, listens to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a joint press conference following their meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. AP/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool. MANILA ...

Philippine, Japanese leaders sign military, economic deals - Asahi Shimbun

Photo/Illutration Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, is shown the way by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a joint press conference following their meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on Oct. 26. (AP Photo). The leaders of ...

Dredge report: firm that built China's artificial islands in South China Sea gets PH deal - InterAksyon

A close-up shot of reclamation works by China in the Spratlys. Accordinng to media reports and international lawyer and party-list Rep. Harry Roque, two firms involved in the Spratlys reclamation are being tapped for big-ticket projects taken up on ...

Firm that built China's fake islands gets Davao City deal - ABS-CBN News

One of China's artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea. Reuters/CSIS file photo. A Chinese state-owned company said to have been involved in Beijing's island-building in the South China Sea signed a deal to construct islands for rival ...

Will Duterte End the US-Philippines Military Alliance? - The Diplomat

Since coming to power in June, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly threatened to end various components of the longstanding defense relationship between his country and its ally the United States as he seeks closer ties with China (See: ...

No PH-China military alliance, Duterte tells Abe - Inquirer.net

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands during a joint press conference following their meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. AP. TOKYO—President Duterte on ...

Educators: Is it West Philippine Sea or South China Sea? - Inquirer.net

In this undated file photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a Chinese H-6K bomber patrols the islands and reefs in the South China Sea. China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters ...

Philippines, Japan call for 'self-restraint' in South China Sea - Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines and Japan have agreed to work together for peace and stability in the region and emphasized the importance of "self-restraint and non-militarization" in the South China Sea. According to a joint statement released ...

Philippines' Duterte Blasts US During Japan Visit - Huffington Post

TOKYO ― Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought to assure Japan on Wednesday that his high-profile visit to China last week was about economics, not security, and vowed to stand on Tokyo's side over the disputed South China Sea when the time ...

Rodrigo Duterte Says He Wants All Foreign Troops Out Of Philippines - NPR

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has insulted the U.S. and called for an end to joint military exercises between the two countries, said Wednesday that he'd like all foreign troops to leave his country — possibly within the next two years ...

Rodrigo Duterte wants US troops 'to leave Philippines' - BBC News

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has said he wants US troops to leave the country, possibly within two years. Speaking while on a state visit to Japan, he also called for an "independent foreign policy". Under a current defence pact, the US ...