Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Manila. Photo: AP Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Manila. Photo: AP
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Manila. Photo: AP

China offers free Covid-19 vaccines, loans to Philippines as Wang Yi wraps up Southeast Asia tour

  • Analysts said Wang’s trip was timed to shore up alliances between China and its neighbours before Joe Biden becomes US president next week
  • Under the Trump administration, the US and China clashed on several fronts, encompassing trade, Taiwan and the South China Sea

Topic |   China-Philippines relations
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Manila. Photo: AP Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Manila. Photo: AP
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Manila. Photo: AP
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