The AP Interview: Marcos wants to 'reintroduce' Philippines

9/24/2022 4:54:00 PM

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. says in an interview with the @AP that he wants to “reintroduce the Philippines” to the world. Challenges he faces include the pandemic, climate change and the legacies of both his predecessor and his own father.

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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. says in an interview with the AP that he wants to “reintroduce the Philippines ” to the world. Challenges he faces include the pandemic, climate change and the legacies of both his predecessor and his own father.

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to “reintroduce the Philippines ' to the world, new President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has ambitious plans for his nation on the international stage and at home — if, that is, the twin specters of pandemic and climate change can be overcome or at least managed.

— something he said he didn’t necessarily want to do, but keeping the declaration in place allows more people to continue getting help.“It’s not very encouraging when people look at your country and they see, ‘Well, it’s under a state of calamity.’ That’s not good for tourists. It’s not good for visitors. It’s not good for business,” Marcos said.

ADVERTISEMENTties with China, particularly given Beijing’s aggressive maritime policies, might be a daunting prospect for a nation so closely and historically aligned with the United States. But, Marcos says, it’s possible — and necessary.“It is a very fine line that we have to tread in the Philippines,” the president said. “We do not subscribe to the old Cold War ‘spheres of influence.’ ... So it’s really guided by national interest, number one. And second, the maintenance of peace.”

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Also him here in our country just recently, doubting what he is trying to get support from the world. Contradictions! 🇺🇸🇵🇭❤️❤️❤️ He lies and lies and lies. He doesn’t even believe climate change is real Imagine having to clean up after Duterte. And his mom's shoes. 🤮🤮🤮

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“It’s not very encouraging when people look at your country and they see, ‘Well, it’s under a state of calamity.’ That’s not good for tourists.9557 because of genuine complaints that food wasn’t provided to NYCHA residents, just water bottles, during the eight days it took the city and lab company to realize the arsenic test results were false. It’s not good for visitors. Today, starter homes within this price range in New York City are 12% smaller than they were in the summer of 2019, declining from a median 1,088 square feet to 960 square feet, according to StreetEasy research. It’s not good for business,” Marcos said. The bill creates a process for ensuring public housing residents are provided food and water when their cooking and drinking water is disrupted. ADVERTISEMENT ties with China , particularly given Beijing’s aggressive maritime policies, might be a daunting prospect for a nation so closely and historically aligned with the United States. whose congressional testimony led to the James investigation over property valuations, said he always doubted there will be another Trump presidential campaign and said he thinks Trump only talks about it in order to raise money.

But, Marcos says, it’s possible — and necessary. “The nearly 4,000 residents of the Riis Houses could not use their tap water for 10 days due to faulty tests showing water contamination,” said Hoylman. 2022 compared to Aug. “It is a very fine line that we have to tread in the Philippines,” the president said. “We do not subscribe to the old Cold War ‘spheres of influence. The response to this crisis was unacceptable.’ . Second to Manhattan, Brooklyn’s starter homes go for $658 per square foot but inventory is down an alarming 26% leaving families with very few options on the market..” Daphne Williams, president of the Riis Tenants Association, added her wholehearted support for the bill. 8.

. So it’s really guided by national interest, number one. It’s essential to us: our families and kids use it to eat, drink, and bathe,” said Williams in a statement. In Queens, starter-home buyers are getting the most for their money at $595 per square foot, but the inventory is down 11% making it hard for families to find anything. And second, the maintenance of peace.” Peace comes in many flavors.” Public Advocate Jumaane Williams jumped at the opportunity to push out legislation about legal costs within NYCHA. Last week, Marcos traveled to the southern part of the nation — a predominantly Muslim area of a predominantly Catholic country — to express support for a multiyear effort to help a onetime rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, give up their guns and govern their autonomous region effectively. “Declining new listings suggest limited room for price cuts this fall with home shoppers competing for still limited options. But Matt Wolking, a deputy communications director for Trump's 2020 campaign said that, if anything, the James lawsuit and the other investigations will only encourage Trump to run.

While Moro has come into the government fold, smaller militant groups including the violent Abu Sayyaf have continued to fight the government and wage sporadic attacks, especially in impoverished rural regions with weak law enforcement.” PA Williams re introduced Intro 691 , which requires NYCHA to report on any outside legal expenditures. Marcos dismissed Abu Sayyaf as a group that no longer has a cause other than “banditry.” “I don’t believe they are a movement anymore. “This legislation will provide the public with a sense of the financial cost of those failures and an accounting for legal actions NYCHA is involved in which extend beyond the scope of in-house counsel. For more information on market data, to find new listings, or to put your house on the market, visit. They are not fighting for anything,” Marcos said. “They are just criminals.” Councilmember Carlina Rivera added that residents deserve answers and support. "The problem with Donald Trump," Mair said,"is that he doesn't operate in the same reality as everybody else.

” Marcos did not specify precisely why the Philippines needed to be reintroduced, though the country’s image took a hit from 2016 to 2022 under the Duterte administration. “The purpose, really, that I have brought to this visit here in New York . She said that Councilmember Alexa Avilés, who chairs the Committee on Public Housing, will also be introducing new bills related to the challenges that families in public housing face, such as sanitation and rent costs... Meanwhile, Mayor Eric Adams quickly announced that Russ was leaving office, and he’s splitting the roles of NYCHA’s chair and CEO. has been to try to reintroduce the Philippines to our American friends, both in the private sector and in the public sector,” he said.

And after the pandemic truly ends, he said, the nation needs to find a fruitful path and follow it. Ariama C. “We have to position ourselves. We have to be clever about forecasting, being a bit prescient,” he said. Your donation to match our RFA grant helps keep her writing stories like this one; please consider making a tax-deductible gift of any amount today by visiting:. “We do not want to return to whatever it is we were doing pre-pandemic,” Marcos said. “We want to be able to be involved and be a vital part of the new global economy, of the new global political situation.

” ___ Ted Anthony, AP’s director of new storytelling and newsroom innovation, was Asia-Pacific news director from 2014 to 2018, based in Bangkok. Follow him on Twitter at .