PHILIPPINES-WITH PRESIDENT XI’S VISIT, PH, CHINA TURN THE PAGE
China’s Xi Jin-ping greets Philippine leader Rogrigo Duterte, March 2017. Rappler.com
The Manila Times-Nov 21
“Rainbow after the rain” was how Chinese President Xi Jinping described the state of affairs between the Philippines and China in an op-ed piece published in Manila newspapers ahead of his state visit on Tuesday. This is the first state visit by a Chinese leader to the Philippines since 2005, which speaks volumes about how relations between Manila and Beijing have vastly improved under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration.
First published in: The Manila Times