Duterte vows to assert ruling on disputed sea even if it angers Xi Jinping

08/21/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Nobody can stop President Rodrigo Duterte from asserting the 2016 ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague even it angers Chinese President Xi Jinping. This was Duterte’s vow Wednesday, speaking…

Duterte, Xi may discuss ‘issues of conflict’

08/06/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte could bring up the South China Sea territorial row and the proposed joint oil deal with China in his visit to Beijing later this month. Asked if the maritime dispute in…

Xi leaves PH after historic two-day state visit

Inquirer.net 11/21/2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping left the Philippines on Wednesday afternoon, concluding his historic two-day state visit here. Xi departed for Beijing from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport around 1:30 p.m. His Manila visit was the first from…

Duterte welcomes Xi in Malacañang

Inquirer.net 11/20/2018

The government owes us absolute transparency here,” Senatorial aspirant Lorenzo “Erin” Tañada III said on Tuesday after it was reported that the Philippines is expected to sign at least 20 “political and economic” agreements with China during…

Duterte, Xi to meet in Manila for the first time

Inquirer.net 11/19/2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Manila on Tuesday morning for a two-day state visit to the Philippines, his first visit here under President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration. Xi will lead a wreath-laying ceremony at the Rizal…

Xi inaugurates Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge

AFP 10/23/2018

  CHINA’s President Xi Jinping officially opened the world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday, at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. The 55-kilometer crossing, which…

Parliament allows Xi to rule for life

AFP 03/11/2018

China abolishes presidential term limit China’s Xi Jinping on Sunday secured a path to rule indefinitely as parliament abolished presidential term limits, handing him almost total authority to pursue a vision of transforming the nation into an…

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