Kabayan party List Rep. Harry Roque believes President Duterte’s independent foreign policy is more a pivot to Asia than a pivot to China after being a long time ally of the United States. “alam niyo yung nagkagulo dahil yung sinabi ni presidente na i am suspending my ties with the US he kasi said it not in the proper context he actually defined the proper context in his talks with the chinese premiere  and he said there that henceforth the philippines will turn to asia because the US is simply too far way and when he said that the Philippines will turn to Asia, it was not just to China  alone he specifically mentioned japan and russia as well and that is why this subsequent trip to china confirms that the pivot is not just to china but to asia” Continue reading