President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Bilateral Meeting with Chinese Government Officials, Signing of Business LOIs and Dinner Hosted by President Xi Jinping

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and People's Republic of China President Xi Jinping exchange tokens on the sidelines of the dinner hosted by the Chinese President at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. Also in the photo are Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. The portrait presented by President Duterte is painted by artist Maestro Ronilo Abayan and authenticated by Jobe Nkemakolam. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping exchange tokens on the sidelines of the dinner hosted by the Chinese President at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. Also in the photo are Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. The portrait presented by President Duterte is painted by artist Maestro Ronilo Abayan and authenticated by Jobe Nkemakolam. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping exchange tokens on the sidelines of the dinner hosted by the Chinese President at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. Also in the photo are Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. The portrait presented by President Duterte is painted by artist Maestro Ronilo Abayan and authenticated by Jobe Nkemakolam. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives his opening statement during the bilateral meeting with the top government officials of the People’s Republic of China at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of his delegation arrive at the Boao State Guesthouse for the bilateral meeting with People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping and other Chinese government officials at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is assisted by Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go as the latter fits the earphones on the President during the bilateral meeting with People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping and other Chinese government officials at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. Also in the photo is Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go pose for a photo prior to the start of the bilateral meeting with People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping and other Chinese government officials at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and the members of his delegation hold a bilateral meeting with People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping and other Chinese government officials at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping prior to the start of the dinner hosted by the Chinese President at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping pose for a photo following a successful bilateral meeting at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2018 opening ceremony at BFA International Convention Center in Boao, Hainan Province on April 10, 2018. Also in the photo are Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. ARCEL VALDERRAMA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2018 opening ceremony at BFA International Convention Center in Boao, Hainan Province on April 10, 2018. Also in the photo are Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. ARCEL VALDERRAMA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go share a light moment after the welcome banquet hosted by People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping at BFA International Convention Center in Boao, Hainan Province on April 10, 2018. ARCEL VALDERRAMA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his message following the signing of agreements between Philippine and Chinese companies at the Golden Coast Hotel in Boao, People’s Republic of China on April 10, 2018, reiterates that the Philippines is continuing to promote ease of doing business as well as the government’s effort in addressing corruption. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his message following the signing of agreements between Philippine and Chinese companies at the Golden Coast Hotel in Boao, People’s Republic of China on April 10, 2018, reiterates that the Philippines is continuing to promote ease of doing business as well as the government’s effort in addressing corruption. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio discuss matters prior to the signing of Business Letters of Intent at the Golden Coast Hotel in Boao, Hainan Provnce, People’s Republic of China on April 10, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of his delegation applaud while witnessing the signing of Business Letters of Intent at the Golden Coast Hotel in Boao, Hainan Provnce, People’s Republic of China on April 10, 2018. The signing of the business agreements between various companies from the Philippines and China would pave the way for the entry of around $9-bilion worth of investment and could employ around 10,000 workers. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of his delegation witness the signing of Business Letters of Intent at the Golden Coast Hotel in Boao, Hainan Provnce, People’s Republic of China on April 10, 2018. The signing of the business agreements between various companies from the Philippines and China would pave the way for the entry of around $9-bilion worth of investment and could employ around 10,000 workers. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes center stage during the signing of Business Letters of Intent at the Golden Coast Hotel in Boao, Hainan Provnce, People’s Republic of China on April 10, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go share a light moment prior to the welcome banquet hosted by People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping at BFA International Convention Center in Boao, Hainan Province on April 10, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go arrive at the Golden Coast Hotel in Boao, Hainan Province to witness the signing of Business Letters of Intent on April 10, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO