LOOK: #DuterteDuwag tops Twitter's trending list in the Philippines on Friday, May 7, as President Duterte backs out of a debate with retired Supreme Court justice Antonio Carpio. This comes after the President himself challenged Carpio to a debate on the West Philippine Sea.
President Duterte said retired SC Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio would not be able to use the Philippines’ victory against China at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Netherlands in 2016 as the Asian superpower would simply set it aside.
Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Friday warned that China could seize gas in Reed Bank should the Philippines be unable to pay the $62M loan from China for the Chico River Pump Irrigation Loan Agreement. | via