BREAKING NEWS: PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte says: He is more excited to see Putin than Obama
President Rodrigo Duterte is expecting the arrival of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Philippines two weeks from now. It is also a very controversial issue when Duterte asserted that He is more excited to meed Putin than Obama. Sounds Very Ironic isn't it?
President Duterte is excited to see Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Laos next week.
Duterte said he is looking forward to meet Putin than President Barack Obama who will also be meeting.
Like Putin, Duterte has been known as a strong president for his stance against illegal drugs. He also unleashed tirades against the United States for meddling in local affairs and condemning alleged human right violations during his two-month okd office.
The "world's most powerful" person — at least by the standards of Forbes magazine — will be coming to the Philippines two weeks from now, during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' meeting in Manila.
In its annual "Ranking of the World's Most Powerful People" Forbes gave the top spot this year to Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to the magazine, he is "one of the few men in the world powerful enough to do what he wants — and get away with it." The list of 73 individuals consists of a mix of figures from business, media, and politics.
Despite Russia's seizure of Crimea, the conflict in Ukraine, and international sanctions, the magazine pointed out that Putin has enjoyed strong public support at home. In June, his approval ratings reached an all-time high of 89%.
Forbes also said that Putin's bombing of ISIS forces in Syria and face-to-face meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have made "the U.S and NATO look weak in the region, and [have helped] rebuild Russian influence abroad."
Duterte accepts chairmanship of ASEAN 2017
Published: September 8, 2016 7:13pm
By TRISHA MACAS, GMA News
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday afternoon accepted the chairmanship of the ASEAN Summit in 2017.
In his acceptance speech, Duterte said that the Philippines’ chairmanship would highlight the association as a model of regionalism and a global player with the interest of the people at its core.
The chairmanship will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the regional organization.
“We will pursue initiative and enhance cooperation with global partners to ensure that the ASEAN citizens live in peace, stability, security, and growth all while remaining ASEAN’s unity and solidarity we will maintain for all times,” Duterte said.
It was one of the few instances when Duterte read a prepared speech.
“The Philippines is ready and willing to see and guide the association, but crucial to the realization of our goals are cooperation and support from all the ASEAN member states and our dialogue partners,” Duterte said.
The theme for the ASEAN Summit 2017 is akin to Duterte’s campaign motto, “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World.”
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Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte says that he allegedly got surprise why Obama is questioning him on human rights issue not thinking that obama has so many human rights issue over an allege importing terror in the Middle east Particulary Syria, Libya and Lebanon where many were killed which includes children and women.
Duterte added that President Barack Hussein Obama is now about to face treason on the allege violations of state policy acting on establishing war with the middle east without congress approval.
Most Powerful Head of States Salute Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte
Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte won respect to world leaders and the Most powerful people in the world like Putin and Obama who has much interest to meet Duterte Persoanlly to discuss diplomatic matters and security for the nations.
The Living prove is all matters when President Duterte was elected to chair the ASEAN SUMMIT which was held in Laos on September 5, 2016.
ASEAN Summit Will Help Combat Common Security Threats To India & Laos: PM Modi
Speaking at the 14th ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on how ASEAN is central to India's 'Act East' policy, and that the ties between both Laos and India are a source of harmony in the region. He said that the substance of their strategic partnership covered the economic, security, socio-culture aspects. PM Modi further stated that the ASEAN India Plan of Action (2016-20) which has served both the nations well have had 54 activities been implemented through the course of this programme. The Prime Minister also spoke on export of terror, growing radicalisation and spread of extreme violence which are common security threats to the societies, adding that in the in face of growing traditional and non-traditional challenges, political security co-op is a key emergent pillar of India-Laos relationship.