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× Joint oil exploration deal with China: Duterte OK with 60-40 split in PH’s favor

MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he would push for the "exploitation of natural resources" in the West Philippine Sea through the joint oil exploration deal with China when he meets Chinese President Xi Jinping later this month.

Duterte said he doesn't see anything wrong with China's proposal to split oil resources in the West Philippine Sea in Manila's favor.