Philippine Foreign Policy

Title:

 Beyond an Independent Foreign Policy for the Philippines

Author:

Victor Manhit

Source:

Business World Online

Date:

September 21, 2016 

Description:

For several months now, President Duterte has indicated that he would improve the Philippines’ relations with China and reduce his predecessor’s enthusiasm for the United States. To borrow a phrase from Washington, Duterte is “rebalancing” the country’s foreign policy. More than a simple warming of ties, his overtures have even extended to offering to buy Chinese-made weapons for the military.

Tags: Commentary, Philippines-China Relations, Philippine Foreign Policy, Philippines-US Relations, Duterte, Duterte Foreign Policy