China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in the Philippines on the afternoon of October 28 to attend a series of talks in Davo, the hometown of Philippine President Doutert, according to overseas media.
The Philippine Foreign Ministry said Wang Yi was welcomed by Philippine Vice Foreign Minister Enrique Manalo and others.
Reported that Wang Yi was in Manila and Beijing to determine the joint development of the South China Sea framework agreement on the occasion of a visit to the Philippines.
Reported that this is Wang Yi's second official visit to Duthel Te Ren Hei in Philippines. Most of his schedule is scheduled for 29 days. He will meet with Filipino Foreign Minister Teodoro Lochin and economic officials from Dutelt to witness the signing of bilateral agreements and hold press conferences.
According to the Manila Bulletin website of the Philippines on October 28, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Philippine Foreign Minister Teodoro Lochin will meet in Davo on October 29 and witness the signing of bilateral agreements between Manila and Beijing in the fields of infrastructure, law enforcement and humanitarian assistance.
Reported that since Lochin was appointed Philippine Foreign Minister two weeks ago, this is the second time Wang Yi and Lochin held face-to-face talks. Lochin replaced former foreign minister Alan Kayatano, who will seek parliamentary seats in next year's general election.
Reported that Wang Yi and Lochin held their first meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe Meeting held in Brussels last week.
Reported that Wang Yi arrived in the Philippines on the 28th, he will also hold talks with the Philippine officials responsible for economic management to discuss the possibility of cooperation under the "construction, construction, reconstruction" plan launched by the Dutelt government.
In his press briefing, Lochin recalled Wang Yi's cordial reception in the UN Security Council Chamber during the UN General Assembly held in New York last year.
Reported that Wang Yi was scheduled to visit the Philippines in September this year, but due to the damage caused by typhoon "mangosteen", the visit was postponed to the end of October.
The report also said Wang Yi's brief visit may also be preparation for the proposed Chinese leader's visit to Manila.
In addition, Wang Yi arrived in the Philippines on October 28 to hold talks with senior officials of the country, according to Hong Kong's South China Morning Post website on October 27. Analysts say the two countries are likely to reach an agreement on joint exploration of energy in the South China Sea.
Reported that the Philippine Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a media announcement on the 26th that during the two-day visit, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet with Philippine President Dutert and Foreign Minister Lochin in Davo City.
Reported that Wang Yi will also discuss with other government officials in this Southeast Asian country's infrastructure plans, the so-called "construction, construction, re-construction" plan, and signed a number of bilateral agreements.
"Joint exploration with the Philippines will set a good example for the South China Sea," said Xu Liping, an expert at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
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