7 months Duterte fails to impress opposition, gets flak for ‘defeatist attitude’ towards China MB
By Ben Rosario While President Rodrigo Duterte won the admiration of many Filipinos for raising to China the Hague ruling that junked the world superpower’s claim over vast territories of the West Philippine sea, his actions failed to impress the opposition in the Lower House. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping.(ROBINSON NINAL/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Three opposition solons and a former congressman slammed the allegedly belated action of Duterte when he brought up with Chinese President Xi Jinping the International Tribunal’s ruling during bilateral talks in China the other day. In separate press ... more