Carpio rejects debate with Roque on ‘pointless’ issues

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 05/07/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Retired Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has rejected the proposed topics of the debate with presidential spokesperson Harry Roque in connection with issues on the West Philippine Sea, saying it is “pointless” to…

No more face-off: Duterte backs out of debate with Carpio, assigns Roque instead

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 05/07/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The much touted face-off between President Rodrigo Duterte and retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio may not materialize after the Chief Executive assigned his spokesperson to represent him in a debate over the…

President Duterte’s policies in the WPS

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 05/06/2021

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque praised President Duterte’s policies in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) as “careful, calibrated, and calculated.” In contrast, Roque assailed proposals from former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario and myself as “illegal, impractical, and…

Palace: Let Duterte pursue ‘calibrated, calculated’ foreign policy on West Philippine Sea

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 05/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Sunday told critics, particularly retired Senior Justice Antonio Carpio and former foreign affairs secretary Albert del Rosario, to let President Rodrigo Duterte pursue his “careful, calibrated, and calculated” foreign policy amid the…

‘Those ships are not fishing’: Lorenzana doubts China yarn on vessels in PH EEZ

Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ 03/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana cast doubt on China’s claim that Chinese vessels anchored near Julian Felipe (Whitsun) Reef in the West Philippine Sea were fishing boats. “That is their standard line but those ships are not…

Locsin on Pacquiao: Don’t vote for but honor him

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 03/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — After Senator Manny Pacquiao was criticized for his supposed lack of competence in leading the country due to his absences as a lawmaker, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. zeroed in on the professional…

9 make it to short list for Carpio’s post at Supreme Court

Jerome Aning 10/12/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Eight Court of Appeals justices and Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez made it to the Judicial and Bar Council’s (JBC) short list of nominees for the Supreme Court seat to be vacated by Justice…

Carpio: Duterte-Xi fishing deal unconstitutional and lopsided

07/06/2019

The agreement between President Duterte and China’s President Xi Jinping allowing Chinese fishermen into the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is not only unconstitutional but also lopsided and could lead to a rapid drop in Philippine fish…

Carpio: China does not own South China Sea

Inquirer.net 11/16/2018

The South China Sea does not belong to China or any state, Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio asserted Friday, contrary to the claim of President Rodrigo Duterte. “China is in physical possession of the entire Paracels, seven…

FREE ZONE

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/22/2018

Carpio declines to choose between Gwen and Magpale; says it is up to Cebuanos to decide who will be the next governor Presidential daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will not endorse a candidate for governor. Instead,…

Duterte-Carpio considers Cebu as a ‘free zone’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/22/2018

Cebu is a free zone for presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. During her visit in Cebu on Monday (October 22), Duterte-Carpio said she does not have any official bet for the provincial elections. “Wala…

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