7 months Duterte is just making friends out of enemies, Panelo tells critics MB
By Genalyn Kabiling President Duterte is wise enough to turn enemies into friends to gain mutual benefits, Malacanang said amid government’s attempts to manage the country’s maritime conflict with China. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte answers queries from the members of the media following the oath taking ceremony of Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go at the Malacañan Palace on June 27, 2019. Also in the photo is Presidential Chief Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo. (KARL NORMAN ALONZO / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo came to the President’s defense in the wake of criticisms on the manner ... more