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Duterte’s defeatism on China = lack of patriotism

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 14:41 Written by
When he campaigned for president, Rodrigo Roa Duterte liked to make a ritual out of kissing the Philippine flag. Two years after his election, he cannot be bothered to pay even lip service to the defense of the country that…

On SCS: Let us help our President

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 14:29 Written by
China lands bombers on SCS isles” was the headline that greeted us on Sunday.These landings took place on a reclaimed feature in the Paracel Islands, which is within our neighborhood, thus bringing Chinese militarization closer to our backyard.What else can…

How will the judges be judged?

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 14:22 Written by
IN the Requiem Mass said on All Souls Day, we normally hear the Latin hymn which describes the Last Judgment:Dies irae, dies illaSolvet saeclum in favillaTeste David cum SibyllaQuantus tremor est futurusQuando judex est venturusCuncta stricte discussurus!(The day of wrath,…

How will the judges be judged?

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 13:22 Written by
IN the Requiem Mass said on All Souls Day, we normally hear the Latin hymn which describes the Last Judgment:Dies irae, dies illaSolvet saeclum in favillaTeste David cum SibyllaQuantus tremor est futurusQuando judex est venturusCuncta stricte discussurus!(The day of wrath,…

Hanoi to Beijing: Pull out missiles

Friday, 11 May 2018 16:59 Written by
Vietnam has requested China to withdraw its weapons from disputed territory in the South China Sea, while security experts have urged the Philippine government to upgrade the country’s defenses in the Spratly archipelago in response to China’s militarization of the…

46 ‘Yolanda’ projects defective, says NHA

Friday, 11 May 2018 16:48 Written by
At least 46 unfinished housing projects for survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) are facing cancellation due to various defects, the National Housing Authority (NHA) said on Wednesday.These projects comprise the bulk of 53 contracts which the NHA has…

Duterte: China has promised to protect PH

Monday, 07 May 2018 15:12 Written by
China has assured the Philippines that it will come to its aid in the event of external threats, according to President Rodrigo Duterte.“China said, ‘We will protect you. We will not allow the Philippines to be destroyed. We are just…

PH must review foreign policy strategy amid Chinese missile deployment

Monday, 07 May 2018 10:24 Written by
(Editor’s Note: The author is the chair of ADR Institute. He is a former secretary of foreign affairs and ambassador of the Philippines to the United States.)The discovery of China’s deployment of missiles on three Philippine reefs in the Spratly…
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