Ramos, Marlon

Carpio sees 'larceny' as Duterte denies vowing to retake WPS / Marlon Ramos. --Makati : Philippine Daily Inquirer, 2021.



MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has practically confessed to committing “grand estafa or grand larceny” for falsely claiming that he “never promised… to retake the West Philippine Sea (WPS) from China” during his electoral campaign in 2016, retired Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said on Tuesday.

“There is a term for that — grand estafa or grand larceny. Making a false promise to get (over) 16 million votes,” Carpio said, referring to the number of votes that won for Duterte the country’s highest elective post.



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President Rodrigo Duterte. Grand Larceny. Retired Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio. West Philippine Sea.
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