Philippines renegotiates a series of $4.9 billion projects with China

The Philippines renegotiates a series of Chinese projects worth 4.9 billion USD

President Marcos asked the Philippine Department of Transport to renegotiate the loan agreements to build the railway that the previous government signed with China. Philippine Deputy Transport Secretary Cesar Chavez today announced official development assistance (ODA) loan agreements from China …

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‘Successful Succession’ and Duterte’s Legacy

'Successful Succession' and Duterte's Legacy

President Rodrigo Duterte, 77 years old, will end his 6-year term today (June 30) – Photo: CNN Philippines The six-year rule of Philippine President R. Duterte was a difficult beginning in foreign policy. But with the policy of “recession and …

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Duterte: Philippines cannot win if war with China

Duterte: Philippines cannot win if war with China

President Duterte affirmed that the Philippines did not give up its sovereignty in the East Sea, but emphasized that the country cannot win if it goes to war with China. During a visit to the Philippine Coast Guard on June …

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Philippines raises age to have sex to 16

Philippines raises age to have sex to 16

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte today signed a law raising the minimum age for sex from 12 to 16 to protect minors. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), before the new law was passed, the Philippines was one of …

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Duterte withdraws from the race for the Philippine Senate

Duterte withdraws from the race for the Philippine Senate

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte – Photo: REUTERS “The President has withdrawn from the Senate elections,” spokesman James Jimenez of the Philippine Election Commission’s office confirmed on Twitter on December 14, a month after Mr. a senator. Duterte’s presidency is expected …

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Mr. Duterte will run for the Philippine Senate seat in 2022

Mr. Duterte will run for the Philippine Senate seat in 2022

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines and his daughter, Sara Duterte-Carpio – Photo: REUTERS On November 15, Christopher “Bong” Go, a top aide to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, said that Mr. participate in the elections of this Southeast Asian country …

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Duterte father and son can compete for vice president seat

Duterte can fight girls in vice presidential election

President Duterte is likely to confront his daughter Sara in the race for the Philippine vice president seat next year. A spokeswoman for Sara Duterte-Carpio on November 13 confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte’s daughter will run for vice president in …

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