Palace: Duterte's 'wastebasket' comment on arbitral award was China's position, not his view

President Duterte mere stated China’s position when he mentioned the South China Sea arbitral ruling was a piece of paper meant for the trash bin, MalacaƱang clarified Thursday. President Rodrigo Duterte (File photo/MalacaƱang) Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the President’s statement should be construed in the “proper context,” citing that … Continue reading Palace: Duterte's 'wastebasket' comment on arbitral award was China's position, not his view