In a recent briefing with his defense team, President Rodrigo Duterte denounced the reported move of the U.S. to build depots and unload arms in the Philippines. He said “the missiles of China are pointed at American expeditions” here, and it is the kind of war the country cannot participate in.
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By BRYAN EZRA GONZALES WEEKS before a ruling is expected on the arbitration case of the Philippines at The Hague, a senator is urging the youth to pressure the government to boost the country’s defense capabilities. “This century will not be a peaceful century,” Senate Minority Floor Leader Juan Ponce Enrile said, referring to escalating tensions […]