Duterte Japan visit - updates

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‘Humiliating’ treatment of Duterte at Japan enthronement rites? Not quite

Oct 24, 2019 - 7:33 PM

How credible are the claims of a viral post alleging that President Rodrigo Duterte was given humiliating treatment at the Japanese Emperor's enthronement?

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, arrive at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan to witness the Ceremonies of the Accession to the Throne of His Majesty Emperor Naruhito on October 22, 2019. Malacañang Photo

'Unbearable' back pain forces Duterte to cut short Japan trip

Oct 22, 2019 - 3:04 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to see his neurologist after 'unbearable pain in his spinal column' prompts him to use a cane at the Japanese Emperor's enthronement ceremony and fly home right after

DUTERTE'S PAIN. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (L) arrives to attend the enthronement ceremony of Japan's Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on October 22, 2019. (Photo by Carl Court/AFP

Duterte flies to Japan for Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement

Oct 21, 2019 - 8:19 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippine leader, bringing a supposedly ‘leaner’ delegation, will also attend the Emperor’s Banquet and Prime Minister's Banquet

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the Golden Topper Corporate Launch at the Aseana Business Park in Parañaque City on September 25, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte slams climate change conferences for accomplishing 'nothing'

May 31, 2019 - 7:17 PM

The Philippine leader says United Nations climate conferences are a 'waste of time and money'

Honeylet Avanceña offers touching tribute to OFWs

May 31, 2019 - 12:18 PM

In a rare speech, the woman President Duterte calls his 'First Lady' speaks of her own experience as a migrant worker in the United States

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte applauds while witnessing the program proper during the meeting with the Filipino community at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 30, 2019. Also in the photo is the President's long-time partner Cielito Avanceña. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte: I've kept all my promises

May 31, 2019 - 11:10 AM

As his term nears the halfway mark, President Rodrigo Duterte reminds Filipinos that their choice of the next president will determine if the gains of his administration will continue

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the meeting with the Filipino community at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 30, 2019. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte implies being gay is a disease

May 31, 2019 - 10:04 AM

'Nagamot ko ang sarili ko,' says President Rodrigo Duterte after saying he used to be gay

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte responds to the discussions during the meeting with the Japanese tourism partners at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 29, 2019. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

These PH celebs performed during Duterte's meeting with the Filipino community in Japan

May 30, 2019 - 10:49 PM

Rodjun Cruz, Dianne Medina, and Michael Pangilinan are among those who entertain the Filipino community during Duterte's Japan visit

#DuterteLive: With the Filipino community in Japan

May 30, 2019 - 7:21 PM

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Japan on May 28, 2019. The President is set to participate in the 25th Nikkei Conference on the Future of Asia. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte promises Japanese businessmen he'll 'kill' their problems

May 29, 2019 - 5:18 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte also calls for an enhanced Philippines-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and greater access to Japanese markets for Philippine bananas and other products

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Japan on May 28, 2019. The President is set to participate in the 25th Nikkei Conference on the Future of Asia. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LIST: 26 deals signed during Duterte's 2019 Japan trip

May 29, 2019 - 5:02 PM

The deals, a mix of agreements and letters of intent from Japanese companies, are expected to bring in P289 billion worth of investments if they are implemented

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect to a member of the reception party upon his arrival at a hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 28, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Japan trip not post-elections 'reward' for Duterte Cabinet – Malacañang

May 29, 2019 - 11:56 AM

(UPDATED) Malacañang says Philippine Ambassador Jose Laurel V was 'misinformed' when he described the trip as President Rodrigo Duterte's 'pabuya' to Cabinet members

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is welcomed by Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez upon his arrival at a hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 28, 2019. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte arrives in Japan for forum, meeting with Abe

May 28, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to deliver a speech at Nikkei's prestigious International Conference on the Future of Asia

DTI expects $5 billion in signed deals from Duterte's Japan trip

May 27, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The Department of Trade and Industry also says the deals could generate around 80,000 jobs for Filipinos

BULLISH OUTLOOK. Having secured $1.24 billion in pledges last month and looking to bag another $5 billion in business deals, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said that Japan remains bullish on the Philippines' growth.

Duterte headed to Japan end of May

May 16, 2019 - 5:04 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will speak at the Nikkei-organized Future of Asia forum in Tokyo. Business-to-business deals are expected to be signed on the sidelines of the trip.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the 122nd Founding Anniversary of the Philippine Army at Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City on March 21, 2019. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Why the rushed media arrangement for Duterte's Japan trip?

Oct 28, 2017 - 9:06 AM

A source privy to the arrangements says the presidential trip was initially planned for in-house coverage only

President Rodrigo delivers his pre-departure speech at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City on November 16, 2016 prior to his departure for Lima, Peru to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting on November 19 to 20. Photo by Karl Alonzo/Presidential Photo

Duterte's Japan trip yields $1.8B in business deals – Palace

Oct 28, 2016 - 5:15 PM

A verbal commitment to invest 17 2 billion in infrastructure water and power projects is also made by Japanese company Marubeni

DUTERTE'S PITCH. President Rodrigo Duterte encourages Japanese businessmen to invest during the Philippine Economic Forum at Prince Tower Tokyo Hotel in Japan on October 26. ALBERT ALCAIN/Presidential Photo