The Philippine pivot - Duterte readies huge business delegation for Beijing visit

The Philippine pivot - Duterte readies huge business delegation for Beijing visit
 

About 250 Philippine business executives will visit Beijing with President Rodrigo Duterte next week as he puts aside years of hostility to seek a new partnership with China at a time when tensions between Manila and its traditional ally, the United States, are mounting.
There has been no announcement about the delegation, but business groups and government officials said registration to join Duterte on his Oct. 19-21 visit had been oversubscribed. Filipino executives are eager to talk with Chinese business leaders and government officials about deals in a range of sectors, from rail, and... read more

 
11 October 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Reuters
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