Duterte Heads to Beijing Looking for Chinese Business Deals

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  • Wants to warm China relationship, not clash over disputed sea
  • Will take a delegation of 400 business leaders to Beijing

Duterte Looks to Bolster Ties on China Trip

Before he was elected president, Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte promised to use a jet ski to reclaim a disputed reef seized by China. Since taking office in June, he has extended the hand of friendship.

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