MANILA, PHILIPPINES - MARCH 24:  Protesters hold a signs in front of the Chinese Consulate to protest Duterte's perceived closeness to China and alleged continuing "militarization" of the disputed islands in the South China Sea, on March 24, 2017 in the financial district of Makati, Philippines. The protesters accused President Rodrigo Duterte of siding with China instead of the Filipino people and are protesting against alleged plans to build military structures on Scarborough Shoal as well as months of alleged incursions of Chinese research vessels in the Benham Rise, east of the country. (Photo by Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)