Tag: President Rodrigo Duterte
President Rodrigo Duterte threaten Canada with war and says he would personally escort the waste containers by sea back to Canada.
China has built a web of artificial islands to exert influence in the South China Sea, raising the ire of countries including the Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam, who also lay claim to the area.
Duterte sends his trade minister instead.
Human rights activists say Duterte's crackdown on drugs after taking office in June 2016 made his government unfit for a seat at the body.
Rodrigo Duterte says Mahmud Ahmad is the latest militant leader to have been killed in the nearly five-month battle in Marawi.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte also expresses willingness to open borders to Indonesian and Malaysian security forces hunting Islamist fighters.