President Xi returns to Beijing after state visits to Papua New Guinea, Brunei, Philippines and APEC meeting
Updated 19:07, 24-Nov-2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing on Wednesday after wrapping up his Asia-Pacific trip.
He flew in from the Philippines, the third leg of his regional tour which saw him paying state visits to Papua New Guinea, where he also attended the 26th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting, and Brunei.
During his visit to Manila, President Xi witnessed the signing of 29 bilateral agreements, as the two countries seek closer cooperation.
The agreements include memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on Belt and Road construction, oil and gas development and other fields.
Before heading home, Xi also met with representatives of Chinese nationals and Chinese-Filipinos living in the Philippines, encouraging them to make new contributions to the country's development and Sino-Philippine friendly cooperation.