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Duterte aligns Philippines with China, says 'goodbye' to US

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his “separation” from the United States on Thursday, declaring that it had “lost” and he had realigned with China as the two agreed to resolve their South China Sea dispute through talks. 766 more words


Americans in Philippines jittery as Duterte rails against United States

In a bar along the Philippines’ Subic Bay owned by an American military veteran, the main topic of conversation is not the upcoming U.S. election despite the Donald Trump coffee mugs, photographs and caps on display. 595 more words


Philippine leader open to war games with China, Russia

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to hold military exercises with China but not longtime ally the United States, Chinese media quoted him as saying on the eve of a state visit. 599 more words


Acclimating to China

We have arrived safely in China and our six month journey is off to a great start.

Some of the highlights:

Day 0: 12 hour flight from Seattle to Beijing was as smooth as a 12 hour flight can be. 753 more words


China says supports Philippines' Duterte drug war

The crackdown has left more than 3,700 people dead since July, both at the hands of police as well as in unexplained circumstances, according to official data, prompting condemnation from Western nations, the UN and the International Criminal Court, among others. 230 more words


Philippine Shift Away From the U.S.

President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to expel American troops from the Philippines, accused the C.I.A. of plotting to kill him and insulted President Obama… 632 more words


Clinton says US could 'ring China with missile defense'

Hillary Clinton privately said the U.S. would “ring China with missile defense” if the Chinese government failed to curb North Korea’s nuclear program, a potential hint at how the former secretary of state would act if elected president. 562 more words