Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jnr was elected president earlier this month. Photo: Reuters
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jnr was elected president earlier this month. Photo: Reuters

Chinese President Xi Jinping urges new Philippine leader Ferdinand Marcos Jnr to stick to independent foreign policy

  • The Chinese leader praised outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte, who has moved closer to Beijing, and said he hoped for ‘continuity and stability’
  • The Marcos family has close ties to Beijing dating back to the time when the president-elect’s father sent his wife and son to meet Mao Zedong

Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jnr was elected president earlier this month. Photo: Reuters
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jnr was elected president earlier this month. Photo: Reuters
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