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I could sense a good rapport with Trump | Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte disclosed some of the things he talked about with US president-elect Donald Trump, last night.

Said conversation was said to be arranged by “Trump’s Philippine business partners and a core group of advisers, including his children.”

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Time to say goodbye, my friend | Duterte

“I announce my separation from the United States, both militarily and economically,” said Duterte, in front of the Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, and hundreds of Chinese and Filipino businessmen who were gathered during the Philippines-China Trade and Investment Forum in Beijing.

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We can’t be little brown brothers of America forever; don’t lecture us | Philippine FM Yasay

It’s the turn of our foreign minister to cause quite a stir when he reminds the United States government not to lecture us about human rights, and other geopolitical issues, right at the perimeter of its corporate headquarters in Washington, DC.

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