About: Rodrigo Duterte

Development Policy 18-05-2017

Philippines declines aid from EU to assert independence

The Philippines' decision to stop development assistance from the European Union was a display of the country's independent foreign policy, a top aide of President Rodrigo Duterte said today (18 May).
Global Europe 21-03-2017

Filipino president rages against ‘crazy’ MEPs

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has called European lawmakers "crazy people" after MEPs criticised his brutal war on drugs. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Global Europe 19-10-2016

Ex-VP: Taiwan must become ‘neutral Switzerland’ of Asia-Pacific

To avoid China taking over Taiwan, and ease tensions in the South China Sea, Taiwan should become a permanent neutral nation like Switzerland, former Taiwanese vice-president Annette Hsiu-lien LU told EURACTIV in an interview.
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