Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet again when Duterte makes his fifth trip to Beijing next week. Photo: AP

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to head to Beijing under pressure to take tough line on South China Sea

  • China should take steps to ease domestic demands on Duterte after sinking of Filipino fishing boat in contested waters, analyst says
Topic |   South China Sea

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet again when Duterte makes his fifth trip to Beijing next week. Photo: AP
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech in Quezon City, east of Manila, in July. Photo: EPA-EFE

Rodrigo Duterte hints he will cancel talks with Xi Jinping if barred from raising South China Sea ruling

  • Philippine president, just ahead of his fifth trip to China, says he will discuss 2016 tribunal victory ‘whether you like it or not’
Topic |   Rodrigo Duterte

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech in Quezon City, east of Manila, in July. Photo: EPA-EFE
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