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Philippine President-elect Duterte shows some deft diplomacy - The World Weekly

Philippine President-elect Duterte shows some deft diplomacyThe World Weekly... Within a week of winning the Philippines' presidential elections, Rodrigo Duterte has successfully launched a peace initiative to end a long-running communist rebellion and indicated to the US he doesn't think multilaterally confronting Beijing ...and more »

Exclusive: Efforts to resume peace talks underway - NDF - CNN Philippines;

Exclusive: Efforts to resume peace talks underway - NDF - CNN Philippines

CNN PhilippinesExclusive: Efforts to resume peace talks underway - NDFCNN PhilippinesPresumptive president Rodrigo Duterte's schedule is still full as more well-wishers arrive in Davao City. But, before visitors can see Duterte, they have to wait a bit and go through a screening process. National Democratic Front (NDF) spokesperson ...and more »

Communist rebels welcome Duerte offer of Cabinet posts - Saudi Gazette;

Communist rebels welcome Duerte offer of Cabinet posts - Saudi Gazette

Saudi GazetteCommunist rebels welcome Duerte offer of Cabinet postsSaudi GazettePhilippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte, center, gestures as he talks with military and police officials during an informal meeting at a hotel in Davao City, in the southern island of Mindanao, on Tuesday. — AFP. MANILA — Philippine communist ...and more »

Rodrigo Duterte to give provincial journalists access to Malacañang - Sun.Star;

Rodrigo Duterte to give provincial journalists access to Malacañang - Sun.Star

Sun.StarRodrigo Duterte to give provincial journalists access to MalacañangSun.StarDAVAO. Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte answers questions from Sun.Star editors during a press conference in Davao City on May 18, 2016. (Sun.Star). JOURNALISTS from the provinces would have the same access to Malacañang as their Metro ...and more »

Duterte's vow to kill 100000 criminals revives spectre of death squads - TODAYonline;

Duterte's vow to kill 100000 criminals revives spectre of death squads - TODAYonline

TODAYonlineDuterte's vow to kill 100000 criminals revives spectre of death squadsTODAYonlineMadam Clarita Alia holding photos of her four sons, who she says were killed by the Davao city Death Squads. Photo: The New York Times. mail · print. View all comments. Tweet · Share. Published: 4:15 AM, May 19, 2016. DAVAO CITY — The police warned ...and more »

Duterte opts for simple Malacañang inauguration - Inquirer.net;

Duterte opts for simple Malacañang inauguration - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netDuterte opts for simple Malacañang inaugurationInquirer.netA large tarpaulin bearing the face of presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has been set up as he starts to receive guests and well wishers at the Matina Enclave in Davao City, May 17, 2016. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ. DAVAO CITY – Presumptive ...and more »

Philippines: Duterte cancels trip to apologise to Pope Francis - The Tablet;

Philippines: Duterte cancels trip to apologise to Pope Francis - The Tablet

The TabletPhilippines: Duterte cancels trip to apologise to Pope FrancisThe TabletPhilippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has withdrawn his promise to make a personal apology to the Pope for swearing about him. In his first press conference since his decisive election victory last week, Mr Duterte said the visit to Rome would ...and more »

Philippine communist rebels welcome offered Cabinet posts | SunStar - Sun.Star;

Philippine communist rebels welcome offered Cabinet posts | SunStar - Sun.Star

Sun.StarPhilippine communist rebels welcome offered Cabinet posts | SunStarSun.StarIn this file photo taken on Dec. 26, 2010, members of the communist New People's Army have their faces painted to hide their identity during the celebration of the 42nd anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines at Mt. Diwata in southern ...and more »

How far will the Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte go to shake things up? - South China Morning Post;

How far will the Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte go to shake things up? - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostHow far will the Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte go to shake things up?South China Morning PostThe recent election in the Philippines shows how frustration and the search for novelty can take countries down unpredictable paths. To the outside world, the country would seem to have been on an upward path over the six-year presidency of Benigno ...and more »

Philippine President-elect Duterte shows some deft diplomacy - The World Weekly

Philippine President-elect Duterte shows some deft diplomacyThe World Weekly... Within a week of winning the Philippines' presidential elections, Rodrigo Duterte has successfully launched a peace initiative to end a long-running communist rebellion and indicated to the US he doesn't think multilaterally confronting Beijing ...and more »

Aquino: Giving up West PH Sea claim 'political suicide' - Rappler;

Aquino: Giving up West PH Sea claim 'political suicide' - Rappler

RapplerAquino: Giving up West PH Sea claim 'political suicide'RapplerPHILIPPINE LEADER. President Benigno Aquino III says it is 'political suicide' for any leader to give up portion of his or country's sovereignty. Photo courtesy of Malacañang Photo Bureau. MANILA, Philippines – Less than two months before his term ...and more »

Aquino: Duterte in for a reality check as next president - Rappler;

Aquino: Duterte in for a reality check as next president - Rappler

RapplerAquino: Duterte in for a reality check as next presidentRapplerAQUINO'S SUCCESSOR. Can the Duterte administration sustain the gains of Aquino and make up for its shortcomings? Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – After 6 years at the country's helm and an intense election season, President ...and more »

Trillanes denies plot vs Duterte - Inquirer.net;

Trillanes denies plot vs Duterte - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netTrillanes denies plot vs DuterteInquirer.netSen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Friday denied he was involved in plans to hatch a coup d'etat against presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, saying there are legal ways to unseat a duly elected chief executive. Trillanes, who had led two failed ...and more »

EDITORIAL - Beyond economic growth - Philippine Star;

EDITORIAL - Beyond economic growth - Philippine Star

Philippine StarEDITORIAL - Beyond economic growthPhilippine StarOne indisputable achievement of the Aquino administration is the sustained economic growth in the past six years, with the Philippine economy registering the second fastest growth in the region after China. In the first quarter of this year, the ...and more »

Accessible president - Inquirer.net;

Accessible president - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netAccessible presidentInquirer.netTwo columns by Philippine Daily Inquirer columnists Randy David and former Makati Business Club president Guillermo Luz not only helped explain why presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte won the elections, but also reiterated the simple aspirations and ...and more »

People Say the Next Philippine President Is a Lot Like Trump. Here's Why. - The Nation.;

People Say the Next Philippine President Is a Lot Like Trump. Here's Why. - The Nation.

The Nation.People Say the Next Philippine President Is a Lot Like Trump. Here's Why.The Nation.A hapless elite, an angry electorate, and a brash front-runner with little regard for democratic norms: The latest Philippine election sounds a lot like America's. By Walden Bello. May 20, 2016. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Print · Duterte_president_AP_img.and more »

Filipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on south - Anadolu Agency;

Filipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on south - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyFilipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on southAnadolu AgencyLeaders in the Philippines' Muslim south have objected after an ally of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said a stalled autonomy bill for the region may be overridden by plans to introduce a federal system. The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported Friday ...and more »

Duterte says he believes in God but not in religion - Philippine Star;

Duterte says he believes in God but not in religion - Philippine Star

Philippine StarDuterte says he believes in God but not in religionPhilippine StarIn this Dec. 4, 2015 photo, incoming president Rody Duterte speaks with Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles days after his controversial speech where he complained against Pope Francis's visit in the Philippines. Duterte staff/Released, File photo. DAVAO ...and more »

Australia congratulates Duterte, vows to work with new PH gov't - Inquirer.net;

Australia congratulates Duterte, vows to work with new PH gov't - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netAustralia congratulates Duterte, vows to work with new PH gov'tInquirer.netIn this April 29, 2016, file photo, presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte answers questions from the media in Manila, Philippines. AP File Photo. The Australian government on Friday congratulated presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte as it sought ...and more »

Questions over Duterte's Philippine Cabinet - The Asia Sentinel;

Questions over Duterte's Philippine Cabinet - The Asia Sentinel

The Asia SentinelQuestions over Duterte's Philippine CabinetThe Asia SentinelBy electing Rodrigo Duterte, the rough-hewn outsider from Mindanao as president, the people of the Philippines have voted for change, perhaps radical change. But whether they will get much beyond a lot of rhetoric and possibly some dubious action ...and more »