President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee during a courtesy call at Matina Enclaves in Davao City on March 27, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives a warm welcome to Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, who paid a courtesy call on the President at Matina Enclaves in Davao City on March 27, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on the sidelines of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee head Song Tao’s courtesy call on the President at Matina Enclaves in Davao City on March 27, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, who paid a courtesy call on the President at Matina Enclaves in Davao City on March 27, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a meeting with Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, who paid a courtesy call on the President at Matina Enclaves in Davao City on March 27, 2019. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a meeting with Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, who paid a courtesy call on the President at Matina Enclaves in Davao City on March 27, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a meeting with Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, who paid a courtesy call on the President at Matina Enclaves in Davao City on March 27, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO