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‘Chinese hackers targeting US firms connected to South China Sea’

MANILA, Philippines — A suspected Chinese cyber espionage group has been targeting American companies that have involvement in the South China Sea, according.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMar 19th, 2018

China says new US sanctions threaten cooperation over North Korea

China reacted with anger on Saturday to new US sanctions aimed at increasing pressure on nuclear-equipped North Korea, saying the unilateral targeting of Chinese firms and people risked harming cooperation on the problem. Source link link: China says new US sanctions threaten cooperation over North Korea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

North Korea cyber threat more aggressive than China – US firm

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korean hackers are becoming more aggressive than their Chinese counterparts, a leading US cybersecurity firm warned on Tuesday, February 20, as it identified a Pyongyang-linked group as an "advanced persistent threat". It was the first time that FireEye had used the designation for a North Korean-based ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2018

Bangladesh, China firms ink multi-bln deals as Xi ends tour

Bangladeshi and Chinese firms have signed $13.6 billion in trade and investment deals on the sidelines of President Xi Jinping's brief tour to the South Asian nation, a trade group official said Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 15th, 2016

Chinese marker on Fiery Cross a slap in the face of claimants, Alejano says

China’s construction of a monument marking its construction activities on an artificially-built island in the South China Sea is a slap in the face of the other claimants to the waters, a lawmaker who is critical of the administration's policy on the dispute, said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

China s men only job culture slammed in new report

HONG KONG – Leading Chinese firms including e-commerce giant Alibaba were heavily criticized Monday, April 23, for gender discrimination in job adverts in a new report which said the landscape for the female workforce in China was deteriorating. The report by campaign group Human Rights Watch, entitled "Only Men Need Apply: ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Philippines as Chinese village? Opposition urges gov t to fight for country s sovereignty

The Philippines should assert and fight for its sovereignty in the South China Sea amid reports on the presence of Chinese military aircraft on one of its artificially-built islands in the disputed waters, members of the opposition said, as concerns over Beijing’s militarization of the waterway continue to mount......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

PHL verifying photos of Chinese aircraft on reef

THE Philippines may lodge a protest with China against the reported presence of two military aircraft on a Chinese-built island in the South China Sea, the top Philippine diplomat said, amid concern that China is militarizing the waterway. The Philippine Daily Inquirer published pictures on Wednesday that it said showed two military transport aircraft on […] The post PHL verifying photos of Chinese aircraft on reef appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Philippines verifying photos of China military aircraft on reef

The Philippines may lodge a protest with China against the reported presence of two military aircraft on a Chinese-built island in the South China Sea, the top Philippine diplomat said, amid concern that China is militarising the waterway......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

China military planes land on PH reef

Two Chinese military transport planes have been photographed on Panganiban Reef, marking the first reported presence of this type of aircraft in Philippine territory in the South China Sea and raising the prospect that China will base warplanes there. Panganiban Reef --- internationally known as Mischief Reef --- is located within the Philippines' 370-kilometer exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the South China Sea. The waters within this zone are known locally as West Philippine Sea. Surveillance images taken on Jan. 6 showed two Xian Y-7 military transport planes 20 to 50 meters apart on the ramp near Runway 21 on Panganiban, one of seven reefs in the Spratlys that China has tr...Keep on reading: China military planes land on PH reef.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Risk of China investment in PH is probably overstated

THE Western narrative on China’s ambitious efforts to finance development across the globe goes something like this: China is practicing a form of neocolonialism, unfairly gaining influence in places like Africa and South Asia with predatory lending, land grabbing and exporting Chinese labor, instead of providing job opportunities for client countries. Although the rhetoric has [...] The post Risk of China investment in PH is probably overstated appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Sara as dad’s First Lady in China signals bigger role

DAVAO CITY---Mayor Sara Duterte took on the role of First Lady to her father, President Duterte, during the President's visit to China and may yet become Mr. Duterte's poster girl for better relations with the Chinese government. "She was invited" by the Chinese government to tag along her father, said Mr. Duterte upon returning from his China trip on Friday. It was Sara's first time to join her father on a foreign trip, fueling speculation that she would now start representing the Philippines as First Lady. Mr. Duterte, however, said he was unsure if Sara would also tag along in his future trips like planned visits to Papua New Guinea, South Korea and Australia. Warm tie...Keep on reading: Sara as dad’s First Lady in China signals bigger role.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Photos of Xi-led large-scale Chinese naval display in South China Sea

President Xi Jinping presided over the Chinese navy's largest-ever military display on Thursday, state media reported, the country's latest show of force in the disputed South China Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

China: Joint South China Sea project will not affect legal positions

A possible joint development between the Philippines and China in the South China Sea will not have legal complications, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte back in PH with $9.5-B in Chinese investment deals

    President Rodrigo Duterte is back in the country after a short trip to China and Hong Kong. The President returned home with a $9.5 billion worth of investment agreements from China after he attended the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan province. He arrived at the Davao International Airport from Hong Kong on board PR001 past 1 a.m. President Duterte met with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a bilateral meeting where the two leaders agreed to craft a framework on the possible joint exploration in the disputed South China Sea. The chief executive and Xi also discussed ways on how to further economic ties between the Philippines and China despite an ongo...Keep on reading: Duterte back in PH with $9.5-B in Chinese investment deals.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Duterte sets aside sea row with China for now: I’d rather talk about business

      President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he did not raise the United Nations (UN) ruling on the South China Sea invalidating Beijing's claim in almost all of the disputed sea during his bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.     "It is not the appropriate time to do it," Duterte said during a press briefing upon his arrival at the Davao International Airport from Hong Kong.     The President said he was more interested in the offer of China for a joint exploration of resources in the disputed waterway.     "They are now offering joint exploration," he said.     During t...Keep on reading: Duterte sets aside sea row with China for now: I’d rather talk about business.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Xi Jinping makes surprise visit to fleet in South China Sea drill

BEIJING, China – Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday, April 12, stressed the "urgent" need to build a powerful navy during a surprise visit to observe naval exercises in the disputed South China Sea, state media reported as the country prepares for live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait. The region has become ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

China’s Xi to visit Manila in November

Published: 10:29 a.m., April 11, 2018 | Updated: 12:07 a.m., April 12, 2018 HAINAN, China --- Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit the Philippines in November, the first time he will come to the country under the more friendly administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque announced Xi's decision to come to the Philippines after the Chinese leader's meeting with the Philippine President during which they discussed "joint offshore oil development," the South China Sea dispute, boosting military cooperation, and working together to combat terrorism and illegal drugs. Xi will fly to Manila after attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperat...Keep on reading: China’s Xi to visit Manila in November.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Real estate developers cite China factor behind rising condo demand

By Krista A. M. Montealegre National Correspondent CHINESE nationals are adding fuel to residential condominium demand, as property developers look to add record new supply in Metro Manila this year. Real estate firms Ayala Land, Inc.; DMCI Project Developers, Inc. and D.M. Wenceslao & Associates, Inc. are seeing a shift in demand on higher sales […] The post Real estate developers cite China factor behind rising condo demand appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

North Korean foreign minister meets counterpart in Beijing

BEIJING: North Korea’s foreign minister held talks with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing on Tuesday, a week after Pyongyang’s leader Kim Jong Un made a surprise trip to China before planned summits with the US and South Korean presidents. The latest visit, disclosed by China’s foreign ministry, is part of a flurry of diplomacy that [...] The post North Korean foreign minister meets counterpart in Beijing appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

Chinese space lab plunges back to Earth

BEIJING: A defunct Chinese space lab disintegrated under intense heat as it hurtled through Earth’s atmosphere on Monday and plunged to a watery grave in the South Pacific, Chinese officials said. The Tiangong-1 “mostly” burnt up above the vast ocean’s central region at 8:15 a.m. Beijing time (0015 GMT), China’s Manned Space Engineering Office said. [...] The post Chinese space lab plunges back to Earth appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018