Philippines’ Marcos Jr. heads to China amid sea disputes


              Honor guards arrange flags as they await the arrival of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at the Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines. Marcos Jr. will fly to China Tuesday. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
            
              Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., center, looks at his wife Maria Louise, left, and Vice-President Sara Duterte as he boards a plane for China on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at the Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
            
              Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., right, waves beside wife Maria Louise as they board a plane for China on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at the Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
            
              Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., salutes during departure honors as he boards a plane for China on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at the Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
            
              Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., left, salutes during departure honors as he boards a plane for China on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at the Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
            
              Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., gestures to Vice-President Sara Duterte as he boards a plane for China on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at the Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
            
              Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., right, waves beside wife Maria Louise as they board a plane for China on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at the Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Philippines’ Marcos Jr. heads to China amid sea disputes