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Tribal groups protest visit of Xi Jinping to Philippines

HONG KONG (SE): Tribal groups in the Philippines have vowed to hold protests when China’s president, Xi Jinping, visits from November 19.
 
His visit is expected to herald more development aid and progress on joint undersea fuel exploration for the Philippines.
 
However, the Network Opposed to Kaliwa-Kanan-Laiban Dam, an alliance of tribal groups, called on the Chinese government to pull out of committed loans and projects that will have a catastrophic effect on tribal lands.
 

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