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Philippine fishermen decry Duterte's shoal ban - Bangkok Post;

Philippine fishermen decry Duterte's shoal ban - Bangkok Post

Bangkok PostPhilippine fishermen decry Duterte's shoal banBangkok PostMANILA - Philippine fishermen on Wednesday criticised President Rodrigo Duterte's decision to ban them from a rich South China Sea fishing ground, part of his efforts to ease tensions over disputed waters controlled by China. Philippine fishermen have ...and more »

Philippines, US Agree to Reduce Joint Military Drills - Tempo.co;

Philippines, US Agree to Reduce Joint Military Drills - Tempo.co

Tempo.coPhilippines, US Agree to Reduce Joint Military DrillsTempo.coTEMPO.CO, JManila - Philippine and the United States military officials agreed to scale back joint exercises and reduce U.S. troop deployments, a Philippine general involved in the talks said on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, though a statement issued by the ...and more »

New Zealand discusses South China Sea dispute with 'tough but charming' Duterte - International Business Times UK;

New Zealand discusses South China Sea dispute with 'tough but charming' Duterte - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKNew Zealand discusses South China Sea dispute with 'tough but charming' DuterteInternational Business Times UKThe Philippines president stopped over in Auckland on his way to Manila after attending APEC summit in Peru. By Nandini Krishnamoorthy. November 23, 2016 06:44 GMT. Rodrigo Duterte Close. Embed Feed Duterte shows softer side crooning Wind ...and more »

China mum on Duterte's proposal to declare Panatag a sanctuary - Philippine Star;

China mum on Duterte's proposal to declare Panatag a sanctuary - Philippine Star

Philippine StarChina mum on Duterte's proposal to declare Panatag a sanctuaryPhilippine StarIn this Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a signing ceremony in Beijing. AP/Ng Han Guan, Pool, File. MANILA, Philippines — Beijing refused to comment on the recent ...and more »

President Duterte, NZ Foreign Minister agree to strengthen bilateral cooperation - Update Philippines;

President Duterte, NZ Foreign Minister agree to strengthen bilateral cooperation - Update Philippines

Update PhilippinesPresident Duterte, NZ Foreign Minister agree to strengthen bilateral cooperationUpdate PhilippinesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte and New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully have conveyed desire to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries particularly through trade and investment in key areas like dairy industry, ...and more »

What did the Philippines' erratic President Duterte do that Kiwi minister found so 'charming'? - South China Morning Post;

What did the Philippines' erratic President Duterte do that Kiwi minister found so 'charming'? - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostWhat did the Philippines' erratic President Duterte do that Kiwi minister found so 'charming'?South China Morning PostPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has made repeated threats and verbal tirades against the United States, a significant donor, and is making overtures to Russia and to China. File photo: AP. Reuters ...and more »

Duterte meets OFWs, NZ foreign minister during Auckland stopover - Rappler;

Duterte meets OFWs, NZ foreign minister during Auckland stopover - Rappler

RapplerDuterte meets OFWs, NZ foreign minister during Auckland stopoverRapplerDUTERTE IN NZ. President Rodrigo Duterte poses with overseas Filipinos outside a hotel in Auckland, New Zealand on November 22, 2016. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo. MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte made the most of his ...and more »

New Zealand FM finds Philippines' Duterte 'warm & charming' in private meeting - Mo4ch News (press release) (blog);

New Zealand FM finds Philippines' Duterte 'warm & charming' in private meeting - Mo4ch News (press release) (blog)

Mo4ch News (press release) (blog)New Zealand FM finds Philippines' Duterte 'warm & charming' in private meetingMo4ch News (press release) (blog)New Zealand's Foreign Minister has described Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as a“warm” and “charming” leader after a meeting. He has been labeled “punisher” given his reputation for his drug crime crackdown, during which some more than 2,400 ...and more »

PH, NZ agree to increase cooperation - Manila Bulletin;

PH, NZ agree to increase cooperation - Manila Bulletin

Manila BulletinPH, NZ agree to increase cooperationManila BulletinThe Philippines and New Zealand governments have agreed to pursue ways to further enhance bilateral cooperation, particularly on trade and investment- specially on the dairy industry, people-to-people ties, and high-level exchanges. President Rodrigo ...and more »

NZ foreign minister discusses South China Sea with "... - Thomson Reuters Foundation

NZ foreign minister discusses South China Sea with "...Thomson Reuters FoundationWELLINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - New Zealand's foreign minister Murray McCully said he discussed the disputed South China Sea with a "charming" Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte during an informal meeting. McCully said the pair had a wide ranging ...and more »

Palace: Apec summit not about photo ops, dinner - Inquirer.net;

Palace: Apec summit not about photo ops, dinner - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netPalace: Apec summit not about photo ops, dinnerInquirer.netNew Zealand's Prime Minister John Key, left, and Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte, attend a meeting with business leaders during the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC, Summit in Lima, Peru, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin ...and more »

China allows Philippine fishermen around disputed shoal - Nikkei Asian Review

China allows Philippine fishermen around disputed shoalNikkei Asian ReviewBEIJING -- Moving to appease President Rodrigo Duterte and make progress on South China Sea tensions, the Chinese government acknowledged Tuesday that Philippine fishermen have been allowed to work near the disputed Scarborough Shoal.and more »

The president - Philippine Star

The presidentPhilippine StarPresident Duterte cannot be faulted for putting great emphasis on his mandate, especially the part of it that clearly sends him on a mission to rid the country of corruption and illegal drugs. What Duterte apparently forgets is that the same mandate ...and more »

The public's right to know about the President's health - ABS-CBN News (blog)

The public's right to know about the President's healthABS-CBN News (blog)President Duterte's absence in two traditional events in the 2017 summit of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation or APEC once again raises the need for Malacañang to inform the public of the health of the 71-year-old chief executive. We know it's a ...and more »

The Soap Box: 'Duterte Harry' rides into town - Newstalk ZB;

The Soap Box: 'Duterte Harry' rides into town - Newstalk ZB

Newstalk ZBThe Soap Box: 'Duterte Harry' rides into townNewstalk ZBOur own Donald Trump of the 80s Rob Muldoon never minced words when it came to his dislike of his fellow leaders. He reminded Commonwealth leaders at their annual knees up in Melbourne in 1981 that new inductee Robert Mugabe had been shooting ...and more »

Philippines, US: Joint Exercises Will Be Scaled Back, General Says - STRATFOR

Philippines, US: Joint Exercises Will Be Scaled Back, General SaysSTRATFORThe Philippines and the United States will scale back joint military exercises, a Philippine general said Nov. 22, Reuters reported. The general, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the countries agreed to reduce the size and frequency of the ...and more »

Something fishy - The Standard

Something fishyThe StandardTHE Palace said this week that President Duterte will soon issue an executive order making a portion of Scarborough Shoal a “marine sanctuary and no-fishing zone”—giving the illusion that he can do with mere words what the Chinese Coast Guard have ...and more »

Losing The Philippines: Part 1 - ValueWalk;

Losing The Philippines: Part 1 - ValueWalk

ValueWalkLosing The Philippines: Part 1ValueWalkIn May, Rodrigo Duterte was elected president of the Philippines, winning 39% of the vote. He is the first resident of the island of Mindanao to hold the office, making him a political outsider. An unconventional political figure, he is considered ...and more »

PH, New Zealand agree on deeper ties, dairy cooperation - Malaya

PH, New Zealand agree on deeper ties, dairy cooperationMalayaThe Philippines and New Zealand yesterday agreed to deepen ties and strengthen cooperation in trade, agriculture and people-to-people exchanges, Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said. This stemmed from the meeting between President ...and more »

New Zealand Foreign Minister pays courtesy call on Duterte - Sun.Star

New Zealand Foreign Minister pays courtesy call on DuterteSun.StarPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday received a warm welcome from New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray Mccully, who paid him a visit when he made a brief stop in the said country before returning to the Philippines. In a statement sent to reporters, ...and more »