President Rodrigo Roa Duterte prepares to receive the credentials of Resident Ambassador-Designate of the People’s Republic of China to the Philippines Huang Xilian during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on December 4, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte prepares to receive the credentials of Resident Ambassador-Designate of the People’s Republic of China to the Philippines Huang Xilian during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on December 4, 2019. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO