Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao city, southern Philippines. Photo: EPA

As China’s Xi visits Philippines, has South China Sea oil exploration deal given him the slip?

  • With visit by Chinese president, hopes had been high for a deal on joint oil exploration in the South China Sea
  • But those ambitions are fading as experts spot a slip up in the fine print: it’s against the constitution
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao city, southern Philippines. Photo: EPA
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