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Rappler Talk: Kalayaan acting mayor on Kamala Harris’ Palawan trip

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Rappler Talk: Kalayaan acting mayor on Kamala Harris’ Palawan trip
What does the visit of America’s second most powerful leader mean to residents of Kalayaan?

KALAYAAN, Palawan – Acting Mayor Billy Alindogan of the municipality of Kalayaan in Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea sits down with Rappler reporter Sofia Tomacruz to discuss the visit of US Vice President Kamala Harris to Palawan.

Kalayaan is the lone municipality in the volatile waterway, functioning as the Philippines’ seat of power and along its important outposts in the West Philippine Sea. 

What does the visit of America’s second most powerful leader mean to residents of Kalayaan? How might Washington and leaders in the Philippines help residents of the island uphold the country’s sovereignty?

Watch this Rappler Talk interview on Wednesday, November 23, at 10 am. – Rappler.com