Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Photo: SCMP Pictures

As US-China trade war intensifies, Philippines seeks to balance ties and even benefit from mounting tensions

The Philippine government is poised to award a contract to rebuild the city of Marawi to a Chinese state-owned firm but has emphasised there is no risk of falling prey to a ‘debt trap’

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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