President Rodrigo Duterte was asked to choose whether he likes China or Japan better on the live streaming of his first state visit to Japan.
He responded with an answer neither in favor of Japan or China.
"Between Japan and China, I love the Philippines more," Duterte said.
The president recently caught himself in a controversy regarding our country ending ties with theUnited States while fostering closer relations with China.
Duterte will be staying in Japan from October 25 to October 27.