War with China over islands ‘Take lead,’ Duterte tells Alejano

NAY PYI TAW, Burma -- President Duterte has sarcastically challenged Magdalo partylist Rep. Gary Alejano, a former military man, to "lead" in fighting global superpower China, following reports Alejano will further supplement his impeachment complaint against Duterte for the President's latest pronouncements on Benham rise and the disputed parts of the South China Sea. "For one, if he wants to fight in China, he could lead...I would be glad to send him as the first batch of delegation of Filipinos who want to take the Spratlys island and all of these occupied now---sige (go ahead). Siya ang mauna (He goes first)," Duterte said, in a media interview at the Horizon Lake View Hotel here,...

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