Duterte China trip - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Duterte China trip


Duterte wants P4-B 'gratis' from China to fund Jolo, Basilan hospitals

Apr 13, 2018 - 10:40 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he prefers economic aid from China to be spent on healthcare in the Sulu capital and Basilan instead of funding infrastructure projects

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and People's Republic of China President Xi Jinping exchange tokens on the sidelines of the dinner hosted by the Chinese President at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. Also in the photo are Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. The portrait presented by President Duterte is painted by artist Maestro Ronilo Abayan and authenticated by Jobe Nkemakolam. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte announces military, economic split from US

Oct 20, 2016 - 6:12 PM

3rd UPDATE Before chuckling the President tells his Chinese audience So please you have another problem of economics in my country I am separated from them so I will be dependent on you for a long time

DUTERTE IN CHINA. President Rodrigo Duterte listens to the English translation of the discussions during the bilateral meeting with top government officials of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on October 20. Photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

FAST FACTS: Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Perhaps a sign of the organization’s loyalty to both China and the Philippines FFCCCII has constantly pushed for both countries to settle the maritime dispute peacefully

Duterte to visit China from October 18 to 21

Oct 12, 2016 - 7:15 PM

The President has said he intends to bring up fishing rights of Filipinos when he comes face to face with Chinese officials

DUTERTE'S CHINA PIVOT. President Duterte shakes hands with Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua during the National Heroes' Day celebration. Photo by PPD

Duterte: You'll see me more often in China

Sep 22, 2016 - 6:26 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says that during his trip to China he will demand that the Asian giant give back the fishing rights of Filipinos

DUTERTE'S CHINA PIVOT. On National Heroes' Day, President Duterte shakes hands with Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua. Photo from PPD