Philippine leader’s gum chewing worries Japan

Daily News Article - October 26, 2016


1. Answer the who, what, where and when of this article, found in paragraphs 1 and 2.

2. What is the main focus for Japanese leaders during their official meetings with President Duterte this week?

3. Why are Japanese officials concerned about Duterte’s relations with the U.S.? Be specific.

4. What do the Japanese foreign minister and prime minister plan to do when meeting with President Duterte?

5. Why are the Japanese worried about President Duterte’s behavior in Japan? Be specific.

6. a) Define lose face.
b) Do you think the Japanese have a legitimate concern? Explain your answer.