Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Manila was “veering towards China” but the proposal did not mean cutting ties with the US. Photo: AP

Rodrigo Duterte wants to create ‘balance’ by sending troops to China for training

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Manila was “veering towards China” but the proposal did not mean cutting ties with the US. Photo: AP
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