President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr salutes troops during a ceremony to mark the 87th anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Quezon City on December 19, 2022. Photo: AFP
President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr salutes troops during a ceremony to mark the 87th anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Quezon City on December 19, 2022. Photo: AFP

South China Sea: Philippines’ Marcos to take up maritime dispute with Xi during Beijing trip

  • The Philippine president will also discuss energy cooperation with Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing next week
  • An official said Manila and Beijing are working to establish a direct line between the foreign ministries ‘to avoid miscalculation’ in the disputed waterway

President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr salutes troops during a ceremony to mark the 87th anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Quezon City on December 19, 2022. Photo: AFP
President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr salutes troops during a ceremony to mark the 87th anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Quezon City on December 19, 2022. Photo: AFP
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