Duterte confident China will be ‘fair’ when resolving maritime disputes

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed confidence on Tuesday that China will be “fair” in eventually resolving its disputes with his country in the South China Sea.
“I am sure that in the end, China will be fair and the equity will be distributed,” Duterte said during the groundbreaking ceremony for two China-funded bridges in Manila.
He said he wants to give China ample time for the negotiations given that it is presently dealing with other individual bilateral…