Duterte Declares Military, Economic Break with US

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Oct 21, 2016

President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he is breaking both in military and economic aspects from the United States (US), the Philippine’s longtime ally.


Duterte's China Trip Puts US Ties To the Test


Inquirer.net, News Report, Christopher Bodeen, Jim Gomez, Posted: Oct 18, 2016

After lashing out at longtime ally America, the new Philippine president is making a state visit to China in a charm offensive.

US Donates Military Equipment to The Philippines to Help Counterterrorism Efforts


Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Oct 17, 2016

THE United States has donated counterterrorism equipment to the Philippine Marines on Friday, October 8, despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s earlier pronouncements that he intends to cut off assistance from the Philippines’ longstanding ally.

Vietnamese Blogger Mother Mushroom Arrested for "Conducting Propaganda Against the State”


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 10, 2016

Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh (also known as Me Nam, or Mother Mushroom) has been arrested at midday today and charged under Article 88 of the Vietnamese Penal Code, “conducting propaganda against the state.”

Nations At War? India Conducts Surgical Strikes on Line of Control Killing 40; Pakistan Retaliates, Killing Nine


India West, News Report, Posted: Sep 29, 2016

Eleven days after a terror attack killed 18 soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir, India early morning Sept. 29 carried out "surgical strikes" on terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control, inflicting massive casualties and dramatically heightening tensions in the region.

Unease As Duterte Visits Vietnam


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Sep 27, 2016

So Mr Duterte’s recent angry denunciations of the United States, and his calls for closer relations with China, are seen as a threat to regional solidarity, and could seriously undermine Vietnam’s efforts to stand firm against Beijing.

Canada Repairing Damage at United Nations


New Canadian Media, News Analysis, Posted: Sep 19, 2016

Canada will re-emerge on the world scene, after a decade of absence, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the United Nations General Assembly, in New York, on Tuesday.

Duterte’s Anti-US Stance Worries Investors


Philippine Inquirer, News Report, Posted: Sep 14, 2016

Citing media reports, Cuyegkeng expressed concern on indications of a widening of rift between the Philippines and its longtime US ally.

Philippines Not Cutting Ties with Allies - Duterte


Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Sep 13, 2016

“We are not going to cut our umbilical cord with the countries that we are allied now,” Mr. Duterte said in a speech at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City.

China Visit Raises Questions In Vietnam


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Sep 13, 2016

Vietnam’s precarious diplomatic balancing act continues this week with a six day visit to China by the prime minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his first since taking office earlier this year.

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