China, Philippines: Leaders Sign a New Raft of Deals

Nov 20, 2018 | 20:39 GMT


Relations between China and the Philippines took a step forward this week during the first Chinese state visit to the island country in 13 years. On Nov. 20, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed a raft of 29 deals. Though the official announcement left details vague, the pair agreed to cooperate on oil and natural gas development – something Philippine Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said would help the countries access resources in the South China Sea....

Keep Reading

Register to read three free articles

Proceed to sign up

Register Now

Already have an account?

Sign In