Duterte’s long-overdue assertion does not fulfill his empty promises on West Philippine Sea — fishers group

Manila, Philippines — “Sham rhetoric, long overdue, and nothing but to save himself from international isolation,” this was how the militant fishers’ group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (PAMALAKAYA) described Duterte’s invoking of Philippines’ international legal victory in a maritime dispute with China during the United Nations General Assembly.

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