Duterte dazzles in Gulf state jaunt

The Philippine leader bagged US$1 billion in new investment pledges in a Middle Eastern tour that diversified further his unorthodox diplomacy

Manila, April 20, 2017 4:32 PM (UTC+8)
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud welcomes Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a reception ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 11, 2017. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via Reuters
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud welcomes Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a reception ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 11, 2017. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via Reuters