President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Meets with the Defense Ministers of China and Vietnam

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte responds to a salute from People's Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte responds to a salute from People’s Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte engages in a discussion with People's Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. Joining Wanquan are Chinese Ambassador to the Philipines Zhao Jianhua, RAdm. Dong Jun, RAdm. Feng Danyi, MGen. Wan Anlong and MGen. Ci Gouwei. The President, meanwhile, is joined by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte engages in a discussion with People’s Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. Joining Wanquan are Chinese Ambassador to the Philipines Zhao Jianhua, RAdm. Dong Jun, RAdm. Feng Danyi, MGen. Wan Anlong and MGen. Ci Gouwei. The President, meanwhile, is joined by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua who accompanied People's Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan during a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua who accompanied People’s Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan during a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets one of the military officials who joined Socialist Republic of Vietnam Minister of National Defense General Ngo Xuan Lich during a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets one of the military officials who joined Socialist Republic of Vietnam Minister of National Defense General Ngo Xuan Lich during a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Socialist Republic of Vietnam Minister of National Defense General Ngo Xuan Lich and other Vietnamese military officials who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Socialist Republic of Vietnam Minister of National Defense General Ngo Xuan Lich and other Vietnamese military officials who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Socialist Republic of Vietnam Minister of National Defense General Ngo Xuan Lich who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Socialist Republic of Vietnam Minister of National Defense General Ngo Xuan Lich who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Socialist Republic of Vietnam Minister of National Defense General Ngo Xuan Lich who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. Also in the photo is Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Socialist Republic of Vietnam Minister of National Defense General Ngo Xuan Lich who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. Also in the photo is Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with People's Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua, and other military and navy officials of China during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with People’s Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua, and other military and navy officials of China during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte engages in a discussion with People's Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. Joining Wanquan is Chinese Ambassador to the Philipines Zhao Jianhua. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte engages in a discussion with People’s Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan who paid a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. Joining Wanquan is Chinese Ambassador to the Philipines Zhao Jianhua. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua who accompanied People's Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan during a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua who accompanied People’s Republic of China Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan during a courtesy call on the President in Malacañan Palace on October 25, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO