7 months Palace calls on Filipinos to ‘see the bigger picture’ in West Philippine Sea dispute MB
By Argyll Geducos  Malacañang asked the public and critics of President Duterte to not just focus on the provisions of the Constitution, but also see the bigger the picture as the welfare of the entire nation was still the most important. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo(OPS / MANILA BULLETIN) Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo made the statement after Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio said the provision in the Constitution about protecting the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) was not senseless and thoughtless. Earlier, President Duterte hit his critics, who were citing provisions in the Constitution, stating that resources in the Philippine waters ... more