Philippines’ “AmBisyon Natin 2040” and “Build! Build! Build!” can get accelerated in cooperation with China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Right after his African tour, in early January, Wang Yi flew to Southeast Asia to strengthen ties between China and four ASEAN countries.
On November 20 and 21, 2018, Chinese President Xi Jinping made an official visit to Manila and met with his counterpart Rodrigo Duterte. Philippines are now officially part of the Belt and Road Initiative.