LIST: Schedule of protests during Xi Jinping’s PH state visit

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Several protests are lined up on Tuesday, November 20, to express objection to Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit

STATE VISIT. President Xi Jinping will visit the Philippines on November 20-21, the first in 13 years. Duterte and Xi photo from Malacañang; protest photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – Groups from various sectors will hold protests during the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Philippines on November 20-21. (READ: Xi Jinping to visit PH from November 20-21)

Ahead of Xi’s visit, which will be first in 13 years, Malacañang said there were plans for a framework agreement on joint exploration for oil and gas to be signed. (READ: Xi Jinping’s schedule of activities in PH)

Duterte had invited Xi to visit the Philippines during all of his 3 trips to China: in October 2016, May 2017, and this April.

Here is a running list of activities for Tuesday:

Makati Fire Station

  • 9 am – P1NAS leads the mobilization and march to the Chinese consulate. Other groups, such as Katribu Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas, will join.

Chinese Consulate, Makati City

  • 9 am – Bayan will lead other groups, like the Movement Against Tyranny, in staging protest action. 
  • 10 am – Pamalakaya fishers’ group, along with other patriotic sectors, will oppose the joint oil and gas exploration in the West Philippine Sea and other deals.

Welcome Rotunda, Quezon City

  • 10 am – Akbayan organizes protest action.

Luneta

  • 4 pm -Bayan organizes protest action.

We shall continually update the schedule. Please bookmark this page. – Rappler.com