Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during his last visit to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in April. Photo: Kyodo

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte set to visit China’s Xi Jinping for fifth time since taking office

  • Critics accuse Duterte of being too close to Beijing and adopting a soft stance on competing claims in the South China Sea
  • He is reportedly planning his latest China trip to coincide with a basketball tournament featuring the Philippine national team
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during his last visit to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in April. Photo: Kyodo
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