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After Duterte s state visit to China his party mates are now set to meet with their Beijing counterparts to strengthen rekindled ties
Half in jest Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says Duterte may be a clairvoyant who foresaw Trump s win and decided to better integrate the Philippines with the Asian economy
Why should this pivot to China come at the expense of our hard won victory at The Hague?
President Duterte is taking a huge risk betting all on China’s goodwill and beneficence without the insurance provided by the diversified multi lateral support of historical and traditional friends and allies
Regular war games have synchronized the tactics techniques and procedures of the two militaries allowing the Americans to quickly respond in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda while other foreign militaries struggled to assist