Duterte backs out from debate challenge vs Carpio, assigns Roque instead

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Posted at May 08 2021 12:35 AM

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President Duterte backs out of his own challenge to debate retired Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on the Philippines' maritime dispute with China. The Palace spokesperson says he'll face Carpio instead.
But Carpio rejects what he now considers a pointless faceoff. Pia Gutierrez has tonight's Top Story. - The World Tonight, ANC, May 7, 2021