A warm welcome greeted President Rodrigo Duterte in China when he arrived in his four-day state visit as his administration moves to have closer ties with China after declaring his intention to push for an independent foreign policy.
President Duterte was greeted with red carpet welcome from China's government.
Many could not helped but compare with US President Barrack Obama's visit last month where the US President was forced to walk out of his plane on the rear exit without a red carpet greeting.
While Duterte was warmly greeted by the Chinese government officials with a red carpet treatment.
There was even a young girl that presented him with flowers.
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