Asia Pacific Regional Developments

Title:

  Japan Seeks to Limit China as Abe Visits Philippines

Author:

Ralph Jennings

Source:

Voice of America

Date:

 January 13, 2017

Description:

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the Philippines this week shows U.S. ally Tokyo’s ambition to keep up with growing Chinese influence in the geopolitically strategic Southeast Asian country by ensuring steady flows of aid and investment, analysts say.

Tags: News, Japan, Shinzo Abe, Japan-Philippines Relations, Duterte