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Posts Tagged ‘maritime dispute’

Duterte, Xi agree to resolve sea dispute through bilateral talks

Posted on Friday, 26 April 2019 05:31 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that the dispute over the resource-rich West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) could be managed through bilateral consultations, Malacañang said...

Duterte tells China: Back off from Pag-asa Island

Posted on Friday, 5 April 2019 04:30 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has told China to back off from the Pag-asa Island amid reports that hundreds of Chinese vessels have “swarmed” the island, also known as...

PH, China to hold first talk on maritime dispute next week

Posted on Monday, 15 May 2017 08:46 AM | No Comments
  MANILA — Part of the agreement between the Philippines and China during President Rodrigo Duterte’s state visit in October is a formal talk relative to the controversial West Philippine...

President Duterte reiterates purpose of PH-China ties

Posted on Wednesday, 8 March 2017 11:59 AM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte met with Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan at Malacañang on Tuesday. In a speech at a Department of Agriculture event held at the Malacañang, the Chief...

Philippines’ Duterte says to take Japan’s side on South China Sea issue

Posted on Thursday, 27 October 2016 11:46 AM | No Comments
  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he would stand on Japan’s side on the South China Sea issue when the time came. Duterte’s remark was made through a...

U.S. diplomatic strategy on South China Sea appears to founder

Posted on Thursday, 28 July 2016 08:36 AM | No Comments
In the lead-up to an international court ruling on China’s claims in the South China Sea this month, United States officials talked about rallying a coalition to impose “terrible” costs...

China irked by ‘wrong’ Australia remarks, Philippine leader eyes talks

Posted on Friday, 15 July 2016 05:01 AM | No Comments
China said on Thursday it had issued a formal protest after Australia announced it would continue to exercise its right to freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China...

China says has right to set up air defense zone in South China Sea

Posted on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 05:22 PM | No Comments
China has the right to set up an air defense zone in the South China Sea, but this will depend on the level of threats faced, China’s Vice Foreign Minister...

China says Philippines claims in South China Sea are ‘baseless’

Posted on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 05:11 PM | No Comments
The Philippines claims of sovereignty in the South China Sea are “baseless” and Chinese fishing boats have been harassed and attacked by the Philippines around the Spratly Islands, the Chinese...

South China Sea ruling will ‘intensify conflict’: Chinese envoy

Posted on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 09:17 AM | No Comments
An international tribunal’s ruling denying China’s claims in the South China Sea will “intensify conflict and even confrontation,” Beijing’s ambassador to the United States said on Tuesday. The ambassador, Cui...