Cheyanne's Campsite ...Where The Money Meets The Rubber of The Spirited Road in America Today !!: Don't Look Now But .......In a visit to the Chinese capital in October, Duterte said to Chinese President Xi Jinping that "America has lost now. I've realigned myself in your ideological flow." Following his visit, Beijing agreed to allow Philippines fishing ships access to China-controlled territory. "By cozying up to China and trash-talking America, Duterte has achieved something that Washington couldn't deliver: a peaceful resolution to the Scarborough Shoal standoff," Ashley Townsend, a regional expert at the University of Sydney, wrote for CNN Opinion at the time. Duterte's latest comments seem to mark a departure from his previous policy, and suggests a desire to pursue the type of militarization Beijing has been accused of bringing to the region.