Anti-China protesters chant slogans in front of the Chinese embassy in the financial district of Manila on April 9. Photo: AFP
Ira Paulo Pozon
Opinion

Opinion

Ira Paulo Pozon

In the Philippines, China needs to work harder to sell its narrative of being a good neighbour

  • In the run-up to the midterm elections in the Philippines, anti-China sentiment has been rife, with President Rodrigo Duterte’s policy of courting closer ties with China being roundly critiqued. China must refine its soft power push in the country
Anti-China protesters chant slogans in front of the Chinese embassy in the financial district of Manila on April 9. Photo: AFP
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