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× Duterte remark on choosing between US or China just ‘kantyaw’ – Palace

MANILA, Philippines --- Malacaang on Thursday downplayed as just another sarcastic teasing or "kantyaw" President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks about choosing between being a territory of the United States or province of China.

Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo, when asked to explain the government's independent foreign policy, said that what Duterte actually meant was that the Philippines can…

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