International Court of Justice judge Xue Hanqin. Photo: ICJ International Court of Justice judge Xue Hanqin. Photo: ICJ
International Court of Justice judge Xue Hanqin. Photo: ICJ

Philippines to back China’s candidate at World Court

  • Manila’s foreign affairs secretary ordered the country’s UN mission to vote for Chinese judge Xue Hanqin
  • The instruction may be part of President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to improve ties with Beijing

Topic |   The Philippines
International Court of Justice judge Xue Hanqin. Photo: ICJ International Court of Justice judge Xue Hanqin. Photo: ICJ
International Court of Justice judge Xue Hanqin. Photo: ICJ
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