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The president of the Philippines, citing a ‘point of no return’ in relations with the U.S., pursues deeper ties with China and Russia

P
resident Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, despite disagreements with China over the South China Sea, has reached out to the rivals to the United States as his anti-U.S. outbursts and harsh anti-narcotics campaign have led to declining investment in the Southeast Asian nation.
8 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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