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Culture to boost PH-China ties

TO further deepen bilateral ties between the Philippines and China, Chinese television series, movies and documentaries that will be dubbed in Tagalog will soon be shown in the government-run People’s Television network. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua inaugurated yesterday the “China TV Theater,” which coincides with the recent….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJun 13th, 2018

EU takes anti-Trump trade show to China and Japan

BRUSSELS: The European Union’s top officials will meet the leaders of China and Japan next week to boost ties in the face of fears that US President Donald Trump will spark an all-out global trade war. The trip by EU Council President Donald Tusk and Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker includes the signing of a free [...] The post EU takes anti-Trump trade show to China and Japan appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Duterte: Complex bilateral relations not impeding PH, China ties

    Hainan, China--- President Rodrigo Duterte said complex bilateral relations were not a hindrance to building significant relationships, as he emphasized the close ties between the Philippines and China.   "As sovereign equals, the Philippines and China are partners in the building of the much needed infrastructure which are the building blocks and bridges for greater understanding between our two peoples," the President said in his address to the plenary of the Boao Forum for Asia.   The Philippines and China are also working to boost their respective economies, he said.   "We are working together on strengthening economic compleme...Keep on reading: Duterte: Complex bilateral relations not impeding PH, China ties.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Strengthened Ties of Cebu, Shanghai Seen to Boost Province’s Tourism

A top official of an international trade body of Shanghai, China believes that strengthening the ties between his country and the Philippines will largely benefit the tourism industry of Cebu. Yang Jianrong, head of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, said Chinese tourists spend more during their travel abroad compared to other nationals […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 31st, 2018

U.S. gives boats to Vietnam amid South China Sea tensions

HANOI, Vietnam – The US delivered six patrol boats and equipment worth a combined $20 million to Vietnam, the US embassy in Hanoi said Thursday, March 29, as the former foes boost ties amid continuing tensions in the South China Sea.  Hanoi and Washington have improved defense links in recent ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2018

ASEAN urges South China Sea calm, backs sanctions vs North Korea

SYDNEY – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its neighbor Australia vowed to boost defense ties while stressing the importance of non-mili.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

ASEAN leaders tackle Rohingya crisis, urge South China Sea calm

SYDNEY, Australia – Australia and its ASEAN neighbors vowed to boost defense ties while stressing the importance of non-militarization in the disputed South China Sea Sunday, March 18 at a summit where the "complex" Rohingya crisis took center stage. Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Alonso hints at McLaren stay with new engine deal imminent

em>By Jerome Pugmire, Associated Press /em> SINGAPORE (AP) — Fernando Alonso could end up staying at McLaren. Amid growing speculation that McLaren will split with Honda and work with Renault as its engine supplier next year, the two-time Formula One champion hinted he is prepared to continue with the team for another year. 'After they take a decision, I will take mine,' the Spanish driver said Thursday at the Singapore Grand Prix. 'I want to stay loyal to them and not make any decisions without them first making their decisions.' McLaren is in its third troublesome year with Honda and there has been scant sign of any improvement. Alonso has grown increasingly agitated at Honda's lack of reliability, completing only three races this season with a best finish of sixth. Alonso has scored 10 points so far, while McLaren teammate Stoffel Vandoorne has managed only one. Renault has a far more reliable engine than Honda, with Nico Hulkenberg consistently in the points for Renault and completing 10 of 13 races. With Alonso behind the wheel, and using a Renault engine, McLaren could expect a significant performance boost next year. Despite being one of the oldest drivers on the grid, the 36-year-old Spaniard is still widely considered to be one of the best. He has done well in trying circumstances with McLaren and remains ambitious. 'If I remain in F1 it is because I believe I can win next year,' said Alonso, whose last of 32 F1 wins was at the Spanish GP in 2013 when driving for Ferrari. 'I will not be around in any series to be fighting for top 10.' With Alonso likely staying at McLaren, Renault is expected to sign Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. from Toro Rosso as a replacement for British driver Jolyon Palmer, who has failed to score a point this season. Palmer expects to see out the season, at least, amid reports he could be replaced imminently. 'I've got seven more races this year,' Palmer said. 'I'll be racing until Abu Dhabi.' Official engine changes are expected to be announced on Friday. Representatives of Renault, McLaren, Honda and Red Bull are all scheduled to appear at a news conference after practice ends in Singapore. Toro Rosso, a feeder team to Red Bull, is set to split with Renault next year and switch to Honda engines until 2020. Renault's relationship with Red Bull has also been difficult, and Renault will also reportedly cut ties with Red Bull in 2019. This would give Toro Rosso the opportunity to use the Honda engines for one season until both teams use it from 2019. Red Bull has slipped further behind Ferrari and Mercedes this season and is a long way from the all-conquering team that won four straight drivers' and constructors' championships from 2010-13. Christian Horner, Red Bull's team principal, has been highly critical of Renault's performance since the move to turbo hybrid engines in 2014. 'We pay a hell of a lot of money for the engine,' Horner said after last month's Belgian GP. 'They need to sort it out.' However, a move to Honda could come at a cost as it could lead to Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen pondering their futures. Moving from one under-performing engine to the most unreliable one on the grid is hardly an enticing prospect for two of the most highly-rated drivers in F1. Both are under contract for 2018 but would easily find options elsewhere. Although Ricciardo has won one race and secured five other podium finishes this season, Verstappen has made no secret of his utter frustration with his car's engine failures. Since placing third in China at the second race, the 19-year-old Verstappen has failed to finish six times. He already counts twice as many DNFs — failures to complete a race — as last season, with seven GPs remaining. Verstappen was so exasperated after his engine cut out in Belgium that he sarcastically compared his car to Alonso's malfunctioning McLaren in terms of unreliability. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 15th, 2017

Closer ties with Russia can boost Northeast China

Closer ties with Russia can boost Northeast China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 11th, 2017

PH, China boost ties with 4 new accords - Manila Bulletin

PH, China boost ties with 4 new accords - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2017

'Wang Yang's visit to PH to further boost economic ties with China' - Inquirer.net

'Wang Yang's visit to PH to further boost economic ties with China' - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 19th, 2017

Philippines, Australia to boost fight vs terrorism

MANILA, Philippines - Amid security concerns in the South China Sea, President Duterte expressed his commitment to have better ties with Australia, particula.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 18th, 2017

PH-China ties get new boost

PH-China ties get new boost.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 20th, 2016

US backs Rody effort to boost ties with China

WASHINGTON – The United States supports Philippine efforts to strengthen its ties with China and does not view President Duterte’s state visit to Beijing as.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 15th, 2016

Solution on Scarborough Shoal row possible – Chinese envoy

A budding Philippines-China friendship could boost chances of removing one of their biggest bones of contention in the South China Sea, Beijing’s ambassador said on Friday, as the two sides pursue broad business ties while still at odds over sovere.....»»

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

Duterte to boost economic ties with China, Russia

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte is set to strengthen economic ties with China and Russia, saying yesterday he is about “to cross the Rubicon” with th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2016

PHL, China groups move to mend ties

EFFORTS are under way to boost Philippine-China relations past their territorial row over an area in the South China Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 20th, 2016

Lonely Planet names South Korea’s Busan best destination in Asia for 2018

The portside city of Busan, South Korea, has been named the best destination in Asia 2018 by the travel experts at Lonely Planet, who describe the bustling city as a confluence of culture and cuisine. For the third edition of LP's "Best in Asia" list, editors rounded up 10 destinations worth visiting over the next 12 months, which span East, South and Western Asia. In May, Busan hosted an opening ceremony celebrating its title as East Asia's Culture City 2018, as part of a joint agreement between Japan, China and Korea. Every year, three cities are selected to promote artistic and cultural development in the region. Busan shares the title this year with Harbin, China and Kanaza...Keep on reading: Lonely Planet names South Korea’s Busan best destination in Asia for 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Among millions of visitors naturally are some villains

Millions of Chinese arrivals in the Philippines boost people-to-people ties, but the few villains among them blow the trust......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Asean-Korea youth workshop to highlight implications of digitalization

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN --- The Asean-Korea Center has announced that it will hold the '2018 ASEAN-Korea Youth Network Workshop' in Seoul, Korea and Manila, the Philippines from July 2-11. The 10-day workshop will see the participation of 70 youth from the 10 Asean member states, Korea, China, and Japan. According to a press release, participants will attend lectures by experts on the implications of digitalization at different levels (international, regional, national, provincial) and in different sectors (politics and security, economy, society and culture), and visit digital centers and companies in Korea and the Philippines. They will also take part in cultural exchange and team-build...Keep on reading: Asean-Korea youth workshop to highlight implications of digitalization.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

US: China will miss out on building ties in RIMPAC

China would mostly miss out on building relationships with other countries as it has been disinvited from this year's Rim of the Pacific Exercise, the world's largest naval drill......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018