'Buhay' agrees with Duterte on same-sex marriage views

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The main deliverable was the inking of a memorandum of understanding on food security and agricultural cooperation between the agriculture ministries of both countries.

China has put missiles and radar on manmade islands in another part of the South China Sea, in which Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam all have claims.

Duterte also spoke with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi at the Call Room of the Presidential Palace. "I don't get these crazies".

It's Duterte's first visit to Myanmar.

After saying he can't stop China from building structures in the South China Sea, President Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippines is determined to complete the framework of guidelines that will govern China and the Southeast Asian region's approach to the disputed body of water. Why don't you mind your own business?

While cheaper imports would bring down retail costs of the country's staple grain, it would pose a threat to Filipino farmers' livelihoods, because production costs in those countries are cheaper and output more plentiful.

The European Parliament last week issued a resolution condemning and calling for an end to the "war on drugs" instigated by Duterte, as well as insisting he release Leila de Lima, one of his main political opponents, who has been accused of corruption. "Why do you have to fuck with us, goddamn it?"

During the show Duterte said if his son was homosexual, he would "accept him for who he is".

Duterte has come under fire from human rights campaigners, diplomats, and the United Nations for launching a war on drugs that has led to thousands of deaths in the Southeast Asian country.

The 71-year-old president, whose war on drugs has killed 7,000 people since he launched it in July, referenced a recent American magazine cover which featured a trans person during his speech.

After a month of respite in which police corruption was tackled, the campaign resumed at the beginning of this month under the promise of being "less bloody". As mayor, he gained a reputation for using violent law enforcement measures to make Davao inhospitable for organized crime, resulting in an improved safety record and turning Davao into a regional tourist destination.