Buildings and structures are seen on the artificial island built by China in Subi Reef in October 2022, in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
Buildings and structures are seen on the artificial island built by China in Subi Reef in October 2022, in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III
Opinion

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Lucio Blanco Pitlo III

Philippines’ Marcos heads to Beijing with trade, investment and maritime issues on his mind

  • Philippine leader will seek trade, investment and infrastructure deals, renew talks on joint offshore energy development
  • Thorny maritime issues on the agenda for Ferdinand Marcos Jnr’s first state visit to major power, amid renewed tensions in South China Sea

Buildings and structures are seen on the artificial island built by China in Subi Reef in October 2022, in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
Buildings and structures are seen on the artificial island built by China in Subi Reef in October 2022, in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
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