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Philippines not really severing ties with US, Duterte says - CNN

Philippines not really severing ties with US, Duterte saysCNN(CNN) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has clarified his comments that seemed to call for a split from the United States, saying he was advocating a "separation of foreign policy" rather than "a severance of ties." Addressing a press conference in ...and more »

Duterte says he will not sever US ties - Rappler;

Duterte says he will not sever US ties - Rappler

RapplerDuterte says he will not sever US tiesRapplerDUTERTE. This file photo taken on October 16, 2016 shows Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as he delivers his speech prior to departing for a visit to Brunei and China at Davao airport. File photo by Manman Dejeto/AFP. DAVAO, Philippines (UPDATED) ...and more »

Duterte clarifies 'separation' comments, says trade ties between Philippines and US will stay - ABC Online;

Duterte clarifies 'separation' comments, says trade ties between Philippines and US will stay - ABC Online

ABC OnlineDuterte clarifies 'separation' comments, says trade ties between Philippines and US will stayABC OnlineThe Philippines will maintain trade and economic ties with the United States, President Rodrigo Duterte says, despite announcing his "separation" from Washington at an earlier meeting in Beijing. In a late-night speech in his hometown of Davao, Mr ...and more »

Philippines' Duterte says didn't really mean 'separation' from US - Reuters;

Philippines' Duterte says didn't really mean 'separation' from US - Reuters

ReutersPhilippines' Duterte says didn't really mean 'separation' from USReutersDAVAO, Philippines Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he was not severing ties with his country's long-time ally the United States, but merely pursuing a more independent foreign policy by strengthening relations with China. A day ...and more »

Anger and indignation drive Duterte's fraught relations with US - Financial Times;

Anger and indignation drive Duterte's fraught relations with US - Financial Times

Financial TimesAnger and indignation drive Duterte's fraught relations with USFinancial TimesWhen President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines lashed out at his country's long-standing alliance with the US during his first official visit to China, the motivation may have been personal as well as political. Sample the FT's top stories for a ...and more »

Duterte's tilt towards China set to 'test US pivot to Asia' - South China Morning Post;

Duterte's tilt towards China set to 'test US pivot to Asia' - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostDuterte's tilt towards China set to 'test US pivot to Asia'South China Morning PostPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte's visit to China may not lead to a new alliance between the two countries, but has done enough to cause a setback to the United States' pivot to Asia, observers said. Relations between China and the Philippines, two ...and more »

Behind Duterte's Break With the US, a Lifetime of Resentment - Wall Street Journal;

Behind Duterte's Break With the US, a Lifetime of Resentment - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBehind Duterte's Break With the US, a Lifetime of ResentmentWall Street JournalSouring relations between the Philippines and the U.S. are threatening an alliance central to America's interests in Asia. Video: Warangkana Chomchuen/WSJ, Photo: Erik De Castro/REUTERS. By. Trefor Moss. Trefor Moss. The Wall Street Journal.and more »

The One Country Rodrigo Duterte Won't 'Separate' From Anytime Soon - The National Interest Online (blog);

The One Country Rodrigo Duterte Won't 'Separate' From Anytime Soon - The National Interest Online (blog)

The National Interest Online (blog)The One Country Rodrigo Duterte Won't 'Separate' From Anytime SoonThe National Interest Online (blog)From October 18 to 21, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte is making his first state visit to China as part of his push for an “independent” Philippine foreign policy. Although analysts have seen the trip and numerous anti-Western remarks as signs of ...and more »

Asia in 3 minutes: From a power realignment over South China Sea to powerlessness in Bollywood - South China Morning Post;

Asia in 3 minutes: From a power realignment over South China Sea to powerlessness in Bollywood - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostAsia in 3 minutes: From a power realignment over South China Sea to powerlessness in BollywoodSouth China Morning PostPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands after a signing ceremony in Beijing. Photo: Reuters. Duterte divorces US, hitches his wagon to Beijing. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants to cut the cord ...and more »

Water Wars: Mr. Duterte Goes to Beijing - Lawfare (blog);

Water Wars: Mr. Duterte Goes to Beijing - Lawfare (blog)

Lawfare (blog)Water Wars: Mr. Duterte Goes to BeijingLawfare (blog)Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's still-nascent tenure has sent shockwaves throughout the Western Pacific. This week was no different as President Duterte made a much-anticipated state visit to Beijing. Though a number of memoranda of ...and more »

US-Philippines relations in doubt after Duterte comments - Deutsche Welle;

US-Philippines relations in doubt after Duterte comments - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleUS-Philippines relations in doubt after Duterte commentsDeutsche WelleThe combative president of the Philippines dismissed his country's long standing alliance with the United States. But the country's trade minister sought to walk back the president's controverisal comments. China Peking Staatsbesuch Rodrigo Duterte ...and more »

Duterte Didn't Really Mean 'Separation' From US, Philippine Officials Say - Huffington Post;

Duterte Didn't Really Mean 'Separation' From US, Philippine Officials Say - Huffington Post

Huffington PostDuterte Didn't Really Mean 'Separation' From US, Philippine Officials SayHuffington PostPhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte makes a speech during the Philippines - China Trade and Investment Forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, October 20, 2016. 630. 150. The Philippines will maintain trade and economic ties with the ...and more »

US on edge over new powder keg in the South China Sea - CNBC;

US on edge over new powder keg in the South China Sea - CNBC

CNBCUS on edge over new powder keg in the South China SeaCNBCChina and the Philippines could begin exploiting long-untapped energy reserves in the South China Sea, according to reports coming out of this week's meeting between Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte and high-ranking Chinese officials — including a ...and more »

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference on October 21, 2016 - MFA China;

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference on October 21, 2016 - MFA China

MFA ChinaForeign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference on October 21, 2016MFA ChinaQ: China and the Vatican will assign representatives to discuss the appointment of Chinese mainland bishops in Rome before the end of this month. Can you confirm this? Whom will China send? What expectations does China have for that? A:I have nothing ...and more »

Philippines' Duterte Announces 'Separation' from US - Military.com;

Philippines' Duterte Announces 'Separation' from US - Military.com

Military.comPhilippines' Duterte Announces 'Separation' from USMilitary.comPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping review the guard of honour at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on October 20, 2016. (Thomas Peter/Pool/AFP). Agence France Presse | 20 Oct 2016. Philippines' President ...and more »

China Visit Helps Duterte Reap Funding Deals Worth $24 Billion - Bloomberg;

China Visit Helps Duterte Reap Funding Deals Worth $24 Billion - Bloomberg

BloombergChina Visit Helps Duterte Reap Funding Deals Worth $24 BillionBloombergPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte will bring home $24 billion worth of funding and investment pledges from his four-day visit to China as both nations agreed to resume talks and explore areas of cooperation in the South China Sea. China will provide ...and more »

Has Duterte really ditched the US for Beijing's embrace? - The Guardian;

Has Duterte really ditched the US for Beijing's embrace? - The Guardian

The GuardianHas Duterte really ditched the US for Beijing's embrace?The GuardianThe Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, is shown the way by his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, before a signing ceremony in Beijing, China. Photograph: Ng Han Guan/AP. Philippines. Has Duterte really ditched the US for Beijing's embrace ...and more »

US has few good options for response to Philippines' Duterte - Reuters;

US has few good options for response to Philippines' Duterte - Reuters

ReutersUS has few good options for response to Philippines' DuterteReutersWASHINGTON The Obama administration has few good options and limited leverage as it struggles to craft a response to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's increasingly hostile rhetoric towards the United States and his warm embrace of China.and more »

Solon wants probe on Duterte's conflicting foreign policy - Inquirer.net;

Solon wants probe on Duterte's conflicting foreign policy - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netSolon wants probe on Duterte's conflicting foreign policyInquirer.netPhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte (C) and Chinese President Xi Jinping review the guard of honors as they attend a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 20, 2016. AFP PHOTO / POOL / THOMAS PETER. Magdalo ...and more »

Duterte's announcement on PH 'separation' from US draws mixed reactions from lawmakers - CNN Philippines;

Duterte's announcement on PH 'separation' from US draws mixed reactions from lawmakers - CNN Philippines

CNN PhilippinesDuterte's announcement on PH 'separation' from US draws mixed reactions from lawmakersCNN PhilippinesMetro Manila (CNN Philippines) — President Rodrigo Duterte's announcement of a military and economic "separation" by the Philippines from the United States has drawn mixed reactions from lawmakers. On Thursday, Duterte said during a trade forum in ...and more »