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Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing

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Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:43 GMT

In the midst of dispute between Chin and the Philippines over the South China Sea, President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Chinese his counterpart Xi Jinping next week to raise their conflicting claims as the Filipino leader faces pressure at home to confront Beijing, AFP has reported.

While Duterte has embraced China and had largely set aside a once-tense standoff over the resource-rich waterway, a series of confrontations have stoked domestic discontent. 



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