Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping wave during a welcome ceremony at Malacanang Palace in Manila on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

China and Philippines sign oil and gas exploration deal as Xi Jinping meets Rodrigo Duterte

  • Xi describes visit as ‘milestone’ in relations, saying they will ‘continue to manage contentious issues and promote maritime consultation’
  • Duterte says ‘there is deepening trust and confidence of government’
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping wave during a welcome ceremony at Malacanang Palace in Manila on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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