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PH agrees to hold bilateral talks with China to resolve sea conflict

  We're on our own.   In a policy shift, the Philippines has decided to go it alone in dealing with China to find a final solution to their territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea.   The West Philippine Sea is the waters within the Philippines' 370-kilometer (EEZ) in the heavily disputed South China Sea.   Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday confirmed a report by Chinese state media that President Duterte promised Chinese President Xi Jinping when they met in Vietnam on Saturday that the Philippines would now "properly handle maritime issues with China based on bilateral consensus via bilateral channels."   Chin...Keep on reading: PH agrees to hold bilateral talks with China to resolve sea conflict.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 17th, 2017

Yasay: Philippines not ready for bilateral talks with China

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is not yet prepared to hold bilateral discussions with China to resolve the South China Sea dispute, Foreign Affairs Se.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 16th, 2016

China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

HONG KONG (AP) --- China said Thursday it doesn't want to see increased trade tensions with the US as the two countries hold talks in Washington this week, but it's prepared for any outcome and will defend its own interests. The comments by a Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman came after President Donald Trump tweeted that there has been "no folding" in the discussions. Spokesman Gao Feng also told reporters that China hopes the US will take "concrete action" to resolve a case involving Chinese tech company ZTE, which Washington hit with a crippling ban on buying from US suppliers after it violated US sanctions. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chinese Vice Premier Liu ...Keep on reading: China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Duterte, Xi to discuss enhancing ties at Boao forum — official

President Rodrigo R. Duterte will hold bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BOAO forum in China, foreign affairs undersecretary Manuel A.J. Teehankee said Friday. “Also on April 10, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with the Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss ways to further enhance the bilateral […] The post Duterte, Xi to discuss enhancing ties at Boao forum — official appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Duterte, Xi to hold bilateral talks

By Camille A. Aguinaldo PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte will hold bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Bo’ao Forum in China, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Manuel A.J. Teehankee said Friday. “Also on April 10, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with the Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss ways to […] The post Duterte, Xi to hold bilateral talks appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

PH & China to hold bilateral talks

PH & China to hold bilateral talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 15th, 2017

Nation: Talks on South China Sea expected to touch on Chinese defense system there

THE INAUGURAL bilateral consultations that the Philippines and China will hold today on the South China Sea issue will also touch on Beijing's reported installation of rocket launchers in a disputed reef in the sea......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 18th, 2017

READ | Despite UN court victory, PH agrees to bilateral talks with China on sea row

READ | Despite UN court victory, PH agrees to bilateral talks with China on sea row.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 21st, 2016

READ | Despite UN court victory, PH agrees to bilateral talks with China on sea row

READ | Despite UN court victory, PH agrees to bilateral talks with China on sea row.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 21st, 2016

PH, China to resume bilateral talks amid territorial dispute

The Philippines and China have agreed to resume bilateral “dialogue and consultation” to properly resolve the thorny dispute in the South China Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 20th, 2016

PH in no hurry to start bilateral talks with China

The Philippine government is in no hurry to hold bilateral talks with China but would like to start with “things that you can agree on” and avoid confrontation, Malacañang said on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsJul 29th, 2016

GoodSec. Yasay rejected preconditioned bilateral talks

WE, the Philippines, should welcome having bilateral talks with Chinaor any country for that matterto resolve any issue. But the talks should not have preconditions. And we should make it clear that our position will not, in any manner or … Re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

South China Sea ruling: Philippines refuses to hold bilateral talks with China

BEIJING, China - Chinese state media has criticised street protests by young people in the country who are expressing their anger over the international tribunals ruling which cancelled Chinas c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2016

Pangilinan: Talks between Asean, China should be based on respect

Talks on the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China should be based on respect, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said on Thursday. "Respect. For oneself, for who you're talking to, for your countrymen, for the environment. That should be the basis of any Asean-China talks on the Code of Conduct in the disputed territories in the West Philippine Sea," Pangilinan said in a statement. "Listen to the sentiments of ordinary citizens. Filipino, Chinese, or Asean people, no one wants conflict," he added. The senator said the government should have engaged with China and the country's Asean neighbors as well as "with th...Keep on reading: Pangilinan: Talks between Asean, China should be based on respect.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Exiled China author in Hong Kong as arts center agrees to host talks

HONG KONG, China – Dissident Chinese author Ma Jian arrived in Hong Kong Friday, November 9, vowing to speak at the city's literary festival as a major arts center that had pulled out of hosting him changed its mind. The new Tai Kwun arts complex, which hosts the Hong Kong International ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Easing tensions, U.S., China to hold top-level security talks

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The United States and China will hold top-level security talks on Friday, November 9, the State Department announced, in a sign of easing tensions after months of escalation over trade and regional disputes. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Trump reports very good phone call on trade with China s Xi

WASHINGTON, USA – US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he'd just had "very good" talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the growing trade conflict between the two economic giants. "Just had a long and very good conversation with President Xi Jinping of China. We talked about many subjects, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Japan, India leaders agree to step up defense, economic ties

TOKYO (AP) --- The leaders of Japan and India have agreed to step up their cooperation in defense, trade and a range or other areas amid China's growing influence in the region. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, agreed Monday to expand arms sales and hold high-level defense talks and joint military exercises. They also signed a second-phase agreement for a Japanese high-speed railway project in India. Their meeting comes immediately after Abe's visit to Beijing, where he met with Chinese leaders. Modi has called for regional unity against protectionism. He arrived Saturday and was invited to Abe's vacation house near Mount Fuji ...Keep on reading: Japan, India leaders agree to step up defense, economic ties.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

PHL, China hold ‘productive’ talks on South China Sea — DFA

THE Philippines and the People’s Republic of China on Thursday tackled steps to enhance maritime cooperation in the disputed South China Sea (SCS) waters, especially in the areas of “search and rescue, safety, environmental protection, scientific research, and fisheries.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Duterte may hold bilateral meetings with Indonesia, others at Bali talks

President Rodrigo Duterte may have time for bilateral meetings with fellow leaders of Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries when he goes to Bali Indonesia this week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

China says can t hold US trade talks with knife to the throat

BEIJING, China – China said on Tuesday, September 25,  it was impossible to hold trade talks with the United States while Washington is imposing tariffs that are like "holding a knife to someone's throat". Speaking a day after Washington activated tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, vice commerce minister ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018