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China unhappy as Philippines signs investment deal with Taiwan

Taiwan';s de facto ambassador to the Philippines signed the agreement in Manila on Thursday with his Philippine counterpart, according to Taiwan';s government. Speaking in Beijing, Chinese.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsDec 9th, 2017

China gravely concerned after Philippines inks investment deal with Taiwan

MANILA, Philippines — China on Friday expressed “grave concern” over the recent signing of an investment protection agreement between the Philippines and Tai.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

China gravely concerned after Philippines inks investment deal with Taiwan

MANILA, Philippines — China on Friday expressed “grave concern” over the recent signing of an investment protection agreement between the Philippines and Tai Source link link: China 'gravely concerned' after Philippines inks investment deal with Taiwan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

Solano testimony, war on drugs, Harvey Weinstein | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler:  Solano names fratmen he saw the morning Atio Castillo was killed. 3 dead in Tondo a day after Duterte's new drug war memo. After China, PDP-Laban signs deal with Putin's United Russia party. China ready to 'defeat' Taiwan independence – Xi. Weinstein resigns from board as celebrity accounts of assault snowball.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Possible Joint Exploration Deal Won’t Affect South China Sea Claims: PH, China

The Philippines and China committed that any joint exploration deal that may be agreed upon by the two countries in the disputed parts of South China Sea will have no effect on both sides’ claims in the area. This was cleared by DFA Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and China Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated 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

Philippine government wants joint exploration deal with China ‘done ASAP’

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s administration wants the agreement on the joint oil and gas exploration between the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China “done as soon as possible,” noting that the Malampaya gas field is “running out in a couple of years.” “We could see the joint exploration [agreement] […] The post Philippine government wants joint exploration deal with China ‘done ASAP’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Duterte coming home with ‘gifts’ of business, aid pledges

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is coming home from China with billions of dollars worth of investment pledges and aid from the Chinese government and businesses there. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Chinese government pledged to give 500 million renminbi (about P4.1 billion) in economic assistance to the Philippines. “There was….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Duterte to invite more Chinese investments to PH

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 April) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte will encourage Chinese business leaders to “transform investment plans into concrete projects” in his third visit to China since 2016, and reiterated his commitment to increase investments in infrastructure, innovation and interconnectivity in the Philippines. In his speech at the Davao International Airport before […] The post Duterte to invite more Chinese investments to PH appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Increased investments in Davao, Mindanao due to international attention – Mayor Sara

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 March) – The “substantive international attention” given to Davao City and Mindanao paved the way for increased investment inflows here, Mayor Sara Duterte said. In a message read by Davao City Investment Promotions officer-in-charge Lemuel Ortonio during the 2018 Taiwan Trade and Investment Delegation to the Philippines at the Marco […] The post Increased investments in Davao, Mindanao due to international attention – Mayor Sara appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

FNI unit renews nickel exports deal with China firm

MANILA, Philippines — Listed Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

No terms limits could give Xi more sway on Hong Kong, Taiwan

BEIJING — China's move to scrap term limits and allow Xi Jinping to serve as president indefinitely puts him on track to deal with some of the country's weig.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018

Alab Pilipinas picks up 2nd straight loss against Kung Fu

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Chong Son Kung Fu remained undefeated at home as they blew out Alab Pilipinas, 92-77, on Sunday, March 11, at the Nanhai Gymnasium in China.  Alab Pilipinas showed no signs of resilience as they failed to trim Kung Fu's double-digit lead in the final frame. Kung Fu's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

Customs bureau forges data exchange deal with China

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) has forged a data exchange arrangement with its counterparts in China, as the government eyes to improve safeguards versus smuggling. Customs Deputy Commissioner Edward James A. Dy Buco reported to the Department of Finance (DoF) Executive Committee that the Philippines has requested imports and exports data from the General Administration […] The post Customs bureau forges data exchange deal with China appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

EFTA deal seen generating more investment

THE Department of Trade and Industry is expecting more inbound investment after the Senate on Monday ratified a trade deal with the four-country European Free Trade Association (EFTA). In a statement on Wednesday, Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said the agreement means duty-free market access of goods and services between the Philippines and the four […] The post EFTA deal seen generating more investment appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

EFTA deal seen generating more investment

THE Department of Trade and Industry is expecting more inbound investment after the Senate on Monday ratified a trade deal with the four-country European Free Trade Association (EFTA). In a statement on Wednesday, Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said the agreement means duty-free market access of goods and services between the Philippines and the four […] The post EFTA deal seen generating more investment appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

China should not be allowed to explore for gas without recognizing PH’s EEZ – Justice Carpio

Any deal between the Philippines and a Chinese firm to jointly explore for gas in the Reed Bank of the South China Sea will be illegal unless China recognizes the southeast Asian nation’s sovereign rights there, a Philippine judge said on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

BOI Signs Agreement with Bank of China on Investments Promotion

The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI), the industry development and investments promotion arm of the Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) recently signed (19 January 2018) a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a business cooperation on the promotion of investments in the Philippines with the Bank of China (BOC), one of China’s leading financial institutions. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 5th, 2018

Expert says China has used naming features as basis for disputed sea claims

IS CHINA’S naming at least five seamounts in the Philippine Rise that big a deal, and should we be worried? Yes, says a maritime expert at the University of the Philippines (UP). This is because, according to Dr. Jay L. Batongbacal, the director of the Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea at […] The post Expert says China has used naming features as basis for disputed sea claims appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

Taiwan reaches out to Southeast Asia

COVER IMAGES PROVIDED BY THE TOURISM BUREAU, MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, ROC From a manufacturing and electronic equipment-producing economy, the vibrant Republic of China (Taiwan) has emerged as a major player in global affairs, especially among its Southeast Asian neighbors. As expressed by Representative of Taiwan, ROC to the Philippines Gary Song-Huann Lin, culture… link: Taiwan reaches out to Southeast Asia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

Taiwan reaches out to Southeast Asia

From a manufacturing and electronic equipment-producing economy, the vibrant Republic of China (Taiwan) has emerged as a major player in global affairs, especially among its Southeast Asian neighbors. As expressed by Representative of Taiwan, ROC to the Philippines Gary Song-Huann Lin, culture is an important instrument of diplomacy in this day and age. “Cultural diplomacy [...] The post Taiwan reaches out to Southeast Asia appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018