Duterte

Duterte lifts casino ban on Boracay

Duterte lifts casino ban on Boracay Philippine president opposes gambling but government needs revenue to pay for Covid fight published : 28 Aug 2021 at 18:45 An empty beach is seen before the temporary closure of the holiday island Boracay in the Philippines in 2018 in order to help its environment recover from the impact…

Duterte urged to confront Chinese ‘bullying’ in South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte must end his “policy of subservience” towards Beijing, lawmakers and foreign policy experts have said, warning that the Filipino leader’s silence is sending the wrong signal as hundreds of Chinese “maritime militia” vessels continue to congregate within Manila’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the South China Sea. While several Filipino officials,…