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Banners welcome visitors to Philippines, province of China

Tarpaulins bearing the words “Welcome to the Philippines, province of China” were seen hanging in several footbridges in Metro Manila Thursday, two years after the country won its arbitration case against China......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 12th, 2018

Banners welcome visitors to Philippines, province of China

Tarpaulins bearing the words “Welcome to the Philippines, province of China” were seen hanging in several footbridges in Metro Manila Thursday, two years after the country won its arbitration case against China......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

‘PH, Province of China’ Banners ‘Bad’ for PH-China Ties: Envoy

Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on Tuesday described the ‘Welcome to the Philippines, province of China’ banners as a threat to the improving China-Philippines relations. “It is bad for bilateral relationship and it is also bad for the Filipino people,” Zhao said in a media interview during the groundbreaking ceremony for two China-aid […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Chinese ambassador: Banners ‘vicious attack’

Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua on Tuesday described as a "vicious attack" on now warm relations between the Philippines and China the emergence of banners declaring the Philippines a Chinese province, which were apparently a take on a joke made by President Rodrigo Duterte. "The Philippines has never been a part of China," Zhao said at the sidelines of groundbreaking rites for two bridges being funded by the Chinese government. "Not now, or ever." Last week, a number of banners bearing the words "Welcome to the Philippines, Province of China" were seen hanging from several footbridges along major thoroughfares in the capital. The stunt came on the eve of the second anniversary ...Keep on reading: Chinese ambassador: Banners ‘vicious attack’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

PH a province of China? Not now, not ever, envoy says

MANILA, Philippines – Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua slammed the banners branding the Philippines as a "province of China," as he called these a "vicious attack" on the "independent foreign policy" pursued by President Rodrigo Duterte.   "It has never been any part ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

PNP tracking down those behind China province banners

Police have deployed intelligence operatives to look for the people behind the display of tarpaulin banners over footbridges in Metro Manila welcoming visitors to the “Philippines, Province of China.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

People behind viral banners may face city ordinance violations

  If identified, the people behind the unauthorized display of banners stating that the Philippines is a province of China may face charges for violating city ordinances, a Philippine National Police (PNP) official said Friday.   "There are city ordinances [in place]... you cannot just post your sentiments anywhere. Sometimes, especially if it will catch the attention of commuters," PNP spokesperson Sr. Supt. Benigno Durana Jr. said in a press briefing at Camp Crame.   "May mga batas, local ordinances na ipinapatupad ng ating local government units (LGUs) para to maintain order in our communities," he added.   (There are laws, local ordinances...Keep on reading: People behind viral banners may face city ordinance violations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Signs spark Philippine fury

Banners calling the Philippines a 'province of China' mysteriously appeared on bridges in Manila yesterday, sparking fury on social media on what was the second anniversary of Manila'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

PNP looking for people behind posting of PH, Province of China banners

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is looking for the people behind the unauthorized display of banners in different parts of Metro Manila saying that the Philippines was a province of China. �.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Metro Manila wakes up to ‘Province of China’ banners

Filipinos in Metro Manila were shocked Thursday morning to see tarpaulin banners proclaiming the Philippines as a ‘Province of China’ displayed on several footbridges. The appearance of the banners coincided with the second anniversary of the UN Arbitral Tribunal ruling that awarded sovereign rights in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) to the Philippines. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

QC gov’t orders take down of China banners, review of CCTV footage

The Quezon City governmenton Thursdayordered the removal of banners that bear the message "Welcome to the Philippines, Province of China" splashed across the city.   In an advisory, the city government tasked its Public Order and Safety Department, the Parks Department, and concerned barangay officials to take down all tarpaulins stating that the Philippines is a province of China.   City administrator Aldrin Cua took to Facebook to relay a similar order. He also requested barangay officials to review their CCTV footage and identify the culprits.   "Defend our sovereignty.Review your CCTVs to identify the culprits!" he said.   Similar banners w...Keep on reading: QC gov’t orders take down of China banners, review of CCTV footage.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Palace on ‘Province of China’ tarps: You need a better gimmick than that

Enemies of the government are behind the banners that refer to the Philippines as a province of China, Malacañang claimed Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west

SHANGHAI — China’s southern regions faced more heavy rainfall on Monday as a devastating typhoon swept west, with key transport services already suspended and millions of residents forced to evacuate, the country’s weather bureau said. Tropical cyclone Mangkhut made landfall in the southeast Chinese province of Guangdong on Sunday after causing devastation in the Philippines, where […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

2.4M people evacuated in southern China due to Typhoon Mangkhut

Hong Kong --- Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that caused landslides feared to have buried dozens. More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee the typhoon, state media said. "Prepare for the worst," Hong Kong Security Minister John Lee Ka-chiu urged residents. That warning followed Mangkhut's devastating march through the northern Philippines on Saturday with sustained winds of 205 kilometers (127 miles) per hour. National police said 64 people had died there as of Sunday, mostly due to landslides and collapsed houses, with two additional...Keep on reading: 2.4M people evacuated in southern China due to Typhoon Mangkhut.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

Published @ 3:34 p.m., Sept. 16, 2018 | Updated @ 12:14 p.m., Sept. 17, 2018 HONG KONG --- Typhoon "Mangkhut" barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines (where it was known as "Ompong') with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide. More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee the massive typhoon and nearly 50,000 fishing boats were called back to port, state media reported. It threatened to be the strongest typhoon to hit Hong Kong in nearly two decades. "Prepare for the worst," Hong Kong Security Minist...Keep on reading: Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Tarlac eyed as next site for China-Asean trade expo

The Philippines is looking to attract firms from both China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to do business and invest in Tarlac as the province is being positioned as the country’s next trade, investment and tourism hub at the 15th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO)......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Cebu Pacific upbeat on Chinese market

Cebu Pacific Air, the country's biggest budget carrier, is looking to China to fuel future growth. The airline is taking delivery of 10 more planes next year, which will mainly be deployed across international markets including second-tier Chinese cities, Cebu Pacific CEO Lance Gokongwei said yesterday. "There is a lot of interest from North Asia, the Chinese especially, to connect to the Philippines," Gokongwei told reporters on the sidelines of the launch of its sustainable tourism initiative dubbed Juan Effect. Chinese visitors to the country surged as the Duterte administration pursued friendlier ties with China. According to the Department of Tourism, the Philippines saw ov...Keep on reading: Cebu Pacific upbeat on Chinese market.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Chinese envoy: Philippines not our province, not now, not ever

The Philippines has never been and would never be a province of China, the Chinese ambassador to the Philippines said, as President Rodrigo Duterte stressed that Beijing did not ask Manila to cede even "one square" of its territory in exchange for its help......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Isang masamang panaginip ang pagiging Lalawigan ng China

Pointguard Para sa mga Pilipino na hindi maaaring lumiban sa trabaho para hindi magutom ang pamilya, malaking palaisipan ang mga tarpaulin na nakasabit sa mga foot bridges sa Metro Manila nitong Hulyo 12,2018 na nagsasabing “Welcome to the Philippines Province of China”. Nang-iinis o nang-aalaska ba o di kaya ay….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

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Tarps ng China, katrayduran — Binoe KATANGAHAN at katrayduran para kay Robin Padilla ang propaganda na naglitawan na tarpaulins sa footbridges sa ilang main roads sa Metro Manila na naglalaman ng statement na “Welcome to the Philippines Province of China” nitong nakaraang mga araw. Ayon sa post ni Binoe sa… Source link link: Paandar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

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Tarps ng China, katrayduran -- Binoe KATANGAHAN at katrayduran para kay Robin Padilla ang propaganda na naglitawan na tarpaulins sa footbridges sa ilang main roads sa Metro Manila na naglalaman ng statement na “Welcome to the Philippines Province of China” nitong nakaraang mga araw. Ayon sa post ni Binoe sa….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018