An activist outside the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila steps on a paper Chinese flag during a protest against the sinking of a fishing boat. Photo: EPA

When Xi meets Duterte: is the China-Philippines honeymoon over?

  • Philippine president has gone out of his way to improve relations with Beijing since his 2016 election
  • However, tensions in the South China Sea seem likely to cast a long shadow over his upcoming visit
Topic |   The Philippines

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An activist outside the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila steps on a paper Chinese flag during a protest against the sinking of a fishing boat. Photo: EPA
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