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Monthly Archives: August 2020

By Daniel Llanto The head of the Sultanate of Sulu accused former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III of abandoning the sultanate’s cause to re-claim Sabah which is now occupied and controlled by Malaysia. Sultanate Sec.-Gen. Abraham Idjirani slammed the former president for allegedly helping the Malaysian government and its military to defuse the tension at Lahad Datu when a retired Tausug army lieutenant, who fought and survived two battles five decades apart, led a...

By Daniel Llanto Like the situation with US President Donald Trump, Filipino academics said, the COVID-19 pandemic also exposed President Duterte as a strongman not capable of addressing the crisis. In a virtual town hall hosted by think thank Stratbase Albert del Rosario Institute, De la Salle University Political Science and International Studies Professor Julio Teehankee said: "The pandemic has revealed that these strongmen (Trump and Duterte) are not capable of addr...

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