Chinese President Xi Jinping’s meeting with Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte in Manila resulted in an accord that moved the nations towards greater cooperation in oil and gas development. Photo: Xinhua

As Beijing and Manila shake hands on South China Sea energy deal, backlash from Filipino critics begins

  • In Philippines, campaigners challenge Duterte’s assertion that Beijing’s control over disputed South China Sea is fait accompli they must accept
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Chinese President Xi Jinping’s meeting with Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte in Manila resulted in an accord that moved the nations towards greater cooperation in oil and gas development. Photo: Xinhua
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