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Category: sportsSource: abscbn abscbnSep 12th, 2019

OFW remittances to catch a cold as coronavirus-hit countries sneeze

Money sent home by overseas Filipino workers could take a hit from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as weaker economic activity in China and other affected countries is expected to have spill-over effects into the Philippine economy, analysts at ANZ Research said Thursday......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2020

Duterte: Let time heal West Philippine Sea dispute with China

MANILA, Philippines – Downplaying the likelihood of the Philippines asserting its rights in the West Philippine Sea during this administration, President Rodrigo Duterte said he would instead leave it up to time and economic cooperation when dealing with China's expansive claims in the maritime area. "We might as well just be ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2020

Rody seeks India nod on RCEP

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte continued his play for regional peace anchored on robust trade by asking India to approve the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal. The ground rules for the  China-supported RCEP have already been approved by 15 parties to the deal, with India said to be the only holdover. Mr. Duterte issued the […] The post Rody seeks India nod on RCEP appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 4th, 2019

Economic benefits key to Duterte’s China stance

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is expected to maintain close ties with China despite its refusal to budge on its disputed claims to the South China (West Philippine) Sea, according to a…READ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 21st, 2019

Duterte to maintain warm Philippine-China relations to boost economy

President Rodrigo Duterte will maintain his close ties with Beijing despite tensions in the South China Sea as he courts the Asian power for economic largesse, a Fitch unit said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 20th, 2019

Del Rosario warns Duterte over ignoring arbitral ruling in joint exploration with China

MANILA, Philippines – Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario cautioned President Rodrigo Duterte against "ignoring" the 2016 Hague ruling in order to push through with joint oil and gas development with China, emphasizing there is a way to conduct the venture without compromising the hard-won victory. "To come up with an economic ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2019

Duterte ready to ignore arbitral ruling for joint exploration with China

After raising the South China Sea arbitral ruling with Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Rodrigo Duterte said he is willing to set it aside for economic gain......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 11th, 2019

Ex-adviser Michael Yang hosts private lunch for Duterte in China

Controversial former economic adviser Michael Yang hosted a Peking duck lunch for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on the first day of his August trip to China , showing the Chinese national continues to enjoy access to the leader. Two sources in Beijing told Rappler that the lunch took place at a branch of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 29th, 2019

Duterte leaves for China, to meet Xi

President Duterte left the country last night for a  five-day official visit to China, that includes a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to enhance bilateral relations. The President is visiting China upon the invitation of Xi. This is Duterte’s fifth visit to China since he pursued closer economic and security ties with the Asian […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 28th, 2019

Duterte, Cabinet to tackle US-China trade war

The effect of the US-China trade war may be becoming more palpable in the country as economic officials are expected to brief President Duterte and the entire Cabinet on the matter at the coming cabinet meeting next month......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2019

A ‘win-win’ approach to tapping SCS resources

  THE clashing claims of the Philippines and China in the South China Sea, particularly in the 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Philippines which we have renamed West Philippine Sea, continues to dominate public discussions. In his State of the Nation Address (SONA) last Monday, President Duterte reiterated that he has an agreement […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 26th, 2019

China will scoop all fish in West Philippine Sea

Following the declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte that China can continue fishing in Philippine exclusive economic zone, Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio warned that this would seriously deplete fish stocks in the West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2019

PDU30 pagbabawalan ang mga Chinese na mangisda sa EEZ, ‘in due time’

Manila, Philippines – ‘In due time’ ay ipahihinto ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte ang China sa pangingisda sa Exclusive Economic Zone ng Pilipinas.  “On West Philippine Sea, it is a delicate balance. Some are saying we should stop those [Chinese] from fishing in our economic zone. Of course, we will, in due time,” ani Pangulong […] The post PDU30 pagbabawalan ang mga Chinese na mangisda sa EEZ, ‘in due time’ appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2019

Duterte not sole authorized agent to allow China in Philippine EEZ — Del Rosario

Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario backed the latest pronouncements of President Rodrigo Duterte on giving access to China in the Philippine exclusive economic zone......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

Groups assail Duterte’s failure to uphold 3-year-old arbitration ruling favoring PH

As a result of Duterte’s refusal to uphold the country's sovereignty on its exclusive economic zone, China has been able to complete the installation of its military bases in seven reefs that are within the waters being claimed by the Philippines. The post Groups assail Duterte’s failure to uphold 3-year-old arbitration ruling favoring PH appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

Fisherfolk group to file impeachment complaint vs Duterte

MANILA, Philippines – A fisherfolk group on Friday, July 5 vowed to file an impeachment case against President Rodrigo Duterte for allowing China to fish in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the West Philippine Sea. Staging a protest in Mendiola, Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2019

Philippines, China tackle sea row today

The Philippines and China are set to discuss their conflicting claims in the South China Sea today, days after President Duterte threatened to order the shooting of foreigners who would extract natural resources from the Philippines’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 4th, 2019

Locsin says Philippines not allowing China to fish in EEZ

MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said Wednesday that the Philippines is not allowing China to fish in the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the West Philippine Sea. “That’s right, I’m saying, we’re not,” Locsin said when asked in an ABS-CBN News Channel interview. President Rodrigo Duterte earlier said he had […] The post Locsin says Philippines not allowing China to fish in EEZ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2019

Pimentel sa pagpayag na makapangisda ang China sa WPS: ‘walang masama’

Cagayan de Oro – Walang masama sa pagpayag ni Pangulong Duterte na magisda ang Chinese vessels sa exclusive economic zone (EEZ) ng bansa sa West Philippine Sea. Ito ang naging pahayag ni Former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr kaugnay sa ginawang anunsyo ni Pangulong Duterte na maaari ng makapangisda ang China sa West Philippine […] The post Pimentel sa pagpayag na makapangisda ang China sa WPS: ‘walang masama’ appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2019

Carpio counters Duterte: Constitutional mandate to protect EEZ ‘not thoughtless, senseless’

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Saturday stressed that the government must protect the Philippines’ marine wealth, including its exclusive economic zone, and reserve its use and enjoyment exclusively to Filipino citizens as mandated by the Constitution amid a longstanding maritime row with China......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2019