President Duterte meets action superstar Jackie Chan

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President Rodrigo Duterte met with action superstar Jackie Chan in Beijing, China. President Duterte, who is on a working visit to China, departed, on August 28.

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President Duterte was presented with a stuffed Panda that bears a UNICEF seal and a book by Chan.

On August 29, President Duterte held a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping wherein they discussed the comprehensive strategic cooperation between the Philippines and China, as well as the shared goals of the two countries.

President Duterte also raised the ruling held by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague which disapproved the expansive claims of China over the disputed waters in relation to the exclusive economic zone of the country in the West Philippine Sea.

President Duterte is scheduled to watch the 2019 FIBA World Cup match between Philippines and Italy on August 31 in Guangzhou.

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan will pay a courtesy call to President Duterte and accompany him during the said FIBA match.