Rodrigo Duterte has turned the tables in the Asia-Pacific. Now China is winning

If the country is the Philippines, it seems that the answer is $US24 billion ($31.4 billion). That’s how much China paid last week in promises of investment and soft loans. In return, the Philippines president announced his country’s “separation” from the US. It’s the latest shock from the vigilante president, Rodrigo Duterte. Source The Sydney Morning Herald