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Rappler's latest stories on state visits to the Philippines


Indian president to visit Philippines October 17-21

Oct 11, 2019 - 10:21 PM

The state visit comes as the Philippines and India commemorate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries

STATE VISIT. In this file photo, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind delivers a speech at the Muensterplatz in Bern during his state visit to Switzerland, on September 13, 2019 at the Muensterplatz in Bern, Switzerland. Photo by Peter Schneider/Pool/AFP

What can bring Cayetano and Arroyo together? Xi Jinping

Nov 21, 2018 - 6:04 PM

Former foreign secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo appear to be friendly after the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping

ALL SMILES. Once rivals, former foreign affairs secretary Alan Peter Cayetano greets House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Dec 15, 2016 - 9:00 PM

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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

PH, China businessmen to sign MOUs during Duterte's Beijing visit

Oct 13, 2016 - 8:15 PM

Around 400 Filipino businessmen are set to join President Rodrigo Duterte in his visit to China

Japan's imperial couple arrives in PH for state visit

Jan 26, 2016 - 3:18 PM

UPDATED The state visit of Japan s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko marks the 60th anniversary of the 2 countries diplomatic ties

ROYAL COUPLE. Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko board a special aircraft to fly to the Philippines, at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan, January 26, 2016. Franck Robichon/EPA

PH on China row: We can ‘isolate’ maritime disputes from trade ties

May 07, 2014 - 11:06 AM

DFA Spokesperson Charles Jose says the Philippines can sustain strong ties with China in areas like trade and investment even as it pursues international arbitration on the territorial row

Militants set protests for Obama visit

Apr 25, 2014 - 7:32 PM

The group Bayan says the protest activities are meant to tell the US president that American troops are not welcome in the Philippines under the proposed military access agreement