Tag: Duterte

  • PH in piracy push

    Philippines wants clampdown. Finish them off! Duterte urges Asian neighbors to step up anti-piracy fight By Prince Golez President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged the governments of Brunei, Indonesia, and […]

  • SCS Code of Conduct

    Steady progress reportedly made. Single draft of South China Sea code of conduct vowed SINGAPORE – President Duterte yesterday vowed that the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) would […]

  • Duterte confirms Daesh grip

    Threat of maritime terrorism persists. Duterte confirms Daesh grip on Mindanao By Manolo B. Jara MANILA: President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte confirmed that Daesh extremists in the Middle East have gained […]

  • China cure for Sulu pirates?

    President Rodrigo Duterte credits China for helping combat piracy in Somalia and hopes the country can do the same thing for the Philippines and Indonesia. Duterte wants China to secure […]

  • Duterte maintains hardline

    Duterte maintains hardline approach. Duterte to AFP: Sink terrorists’ boats By: Leila B. Salaverria President Duterte wants no mercy for terrorists at sea, saying that the military should sink their vessels […]

  • Blast pirates out of sea

    As restrained as always. ‘Blast pirates out of the sea’- Duterte President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he would ask the leaders of Indonesia and Malaysia to “blast” pirates out […]

  • Focus on the Sulu Sea

    Focus on security in Sulu Sea. Is this the most dangerous backwater in the world? Across the world there has been a decline in piracy and sea robbery, but one […]

  • Militant piracy troubles Philippines

    Manila appeals for help from US or China over hijackings on crucial sea trade route Islamist militant piracy troubles Philippines by: Michael Peel Piracy by Islamist extremists in a crucial south […]

  • PH moves closer to Russia

    In the old days, this would alarm America. Duterte open to naval exercises with Russia BY CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT AND FERNAN MARASIGAN, TMT PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is considering joint […]

  • Duterte’s hardline on pirates

    Duterte wants Coast Guard to crush pirates. Rody to PCG: Fight pirates, sink their ships By Evelyn Macairan MANILA, Philippines – President Duterte has ordered the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) […]