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Yun Sun quoted in Voice of America on China-Philippines Relations

By Yun Sun
in Program

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — Relations between China and the Philippines appear to be stabilizing after the Manila government backed away from a plan to militarize the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.


“My impression is that the Chinese have a pretty high tolerance level for Duterte,” Sun said. “I think the Chinese also understand that Duterte also has a domestic constituency he has to answer to.”

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