Rodrigo Duterte’s upcoming meeting with Xi Jinping comes amid growing unease in the West Philippine Sea. Photo: AP
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Lucio Blanco Pitlo III

Could Duterte’s cooperation with Beijing help Manila realise its South China Sea arbitral victory?

  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to visit Beijing later this month, amid growing unease over Chinese vessels in the West Philippine Sea
  • Resource cooperation however, might help the Philippines in its bid to get China to comply with the 2016 arbitral ruling

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Rodrigo Duterte’s upcoming meeting with Xi Jinping comes amid growing unease in the West Philippine Sea. Photo: AP
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