The Heat: China – Philippines ties

The Heat

Children hold national flags of China and the Philippines before President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and China’s President Xi Jinping attend a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, October 20, 2016. (AFP PHOTO / POOL / THOMAS PETER)

When Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visited Beijing in October, he received a pledge of $15 billion in investments for his country.

Last week, a Philippine delegation secured the funding for three large infrastructure projects including a river pump irrigation project, a new dam and a railway line.

CGTN’s Barnaby Lo traveled to Duterte’s hometown of Davao City, one of the first places to benefit from China’s investment.
Follow Barnaby Lo ‏on Twitter @barnabychuck

Tonight’s panel takes a look at the future of the relations between China and the Philippines:

  • Chen Xiaochen,a researcher at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China
  • Song Zhang, chief correspondent with Shanghai Wen Hui Daily in Washington D.C.
  • Reuben Mondejar, associate professor in the Department of Management at the City University of Hong Kong
  • Ronce Almond, a partner with the firm, The Wicks Group, in Washington, D.C.
The Heat: China – Philippines ties Pt 1

The Heat: China – Philippines ties Pt 1

From railway to irrigation, China agrees to work with the Philippines on thirty projects worth over three billion U.S. dollars. CGTN’s Barnaby Lo traveled to Duterte’s hometown of Davao City, one of the first places to benefit from China’s investment. Tonight's panel takes a look at the future of the relations between China and the Philippines with Chen Xiaochen,a researcher at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China; Song Zhang, chief correspondent with Shanghai Wen Hui Daily in Washington D.C.; Reuben Mondejar, associate professor in the Department of Management at the City University of Hong Kong and Ronce Almond, a partner with the firm, The Wicks Group, in Washington, D.C.

The Heat: China – Philippines ties Pt 2

The Heat: China – Philippines ties Pt 2

Tonight's panel takes a look at the future of the relations between China and the Philippines with Chen Xiaochen,a researcher at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China; Song Zhang, chief correspondent with Shanghai Wen Hui Daily in Washington D.C.; Reuben Mondejar, associate professor in the Department of Management at the City University of Hong Kong and Ronce Almond, a partner with the firm, The Wicks Group, in Washington, D.C.

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