President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attends the Philippines-China Business Forum held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Beijing on August 30, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with Philippine Ambassador to the People's Republic of China Jose Sta. Romana during the Philippines-China Business Forum at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Beijing on August 30, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with Philippine Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China Jose Sta. Romana during the Philippines-China Business Forum at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Beijing on August 30, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to the presentation during the Philippines-China Business Forum held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Beijing on August 30, 2019. With the President is Philippine Ambassador to the People's Republic of China Jose Sta. Romana. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to the presentation during the Philippines-China Business Forum held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Beijing on August 30, 2019. With the President is Philippine Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China Jose Sta. Romana. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez as he interacts with the attendees during the Philippines-China Business Forum at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Beijing on August 30, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez as he interacts with the attendees during the Philippines-China Business Forum at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Beijing on August 30, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO