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Philippine leader to visit Japan in October

  • September 23, 2016
  • , Asahi
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Most Friday papers wrote from Manila that arrangements are being made for Philippine President Duterte to visit Japan on October 25-27 for a summit with PM Abe. This will be the Philippine leader’s first trip outside of ASEAN. Duterte is expected to confirm bilateral coordination on maritime security and call for Japanese business investment. Manila is also considering arranging a visit to China by President Duterte ahead of his trip to Japan.

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