With a wary eye on China, Duterte looks to Moon

Philippine leader secures nearly US$4.9 billion from South Korean firms, US$1 billion in aid and new security assurances in a diplomatic hedging tour

Manila, June 7, 2018 5:11 PM (UTC+8)
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (L) reaches for a hand shake with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) after a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul June 4, 2018. Photo: AFP/Ahn Young-joon/Pool
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (L) reaches for a hand shake with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) after a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul June 4, 2018. Photo: AFP/Ahn Young-joon/Pool
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