Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit the Philippines in November. Photo: Kyodo

Xi’s Philippines visit: in New Clark City, Chinese cash can fill a hole left by the US

  • China and the Philippines are expected to seal a multibillion-dollar deal to develop a 500-hectare smart city when Xi visits in November
  • New Clark City, built in an area once dominated by a US military base, is latest example of the Philippine leader’s shifting diplomatic priorities
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Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit the Philippines in November. Photo: Kyodo
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