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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

Trump going ahead with plans for new China tariffs – report

WASHINGTON, United States --- President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. Both sides were preparing to hold new talks on their tariff dispute. Last week Trump told reporters such a move could come "very soon." The Journal cited unnamed people familiar with the matter who said the tariff level would likely be set at about 10 percent, below the 25 percent announced earlier this year. The two governments have already imposed 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of each other's goods. Beijing has issued a list of another $60 billion of American products for retaliation if...Keep on reading: Trump going ahead with plans for new China tariffs – report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

PH shares rebound, snap losing streak

The local stock barometer firmed up past the 7,500 level on selective buying of large-cap stocks on Thursday, tracking a rebound across regional markets.   The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) recouped 68.17 points, or 0.92 percent, to close at 7,517.37 as investors cheered the US' proposal to hold another round of trade talks with China.   After breaking through the 7,460-7,500 support area alongside the peso depreciation on Wednesday, local stock brokerage Papa Securities said all wasn't lost for the PSEi as US markets were "finding optimism once again in anticipation of another possible round of trade talks."   All counters ended highe...Keep on reading: PH shares rebound, snap losing streak.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

China hosts African leaders amid aid criticism

BEIJING: China hosts African leaders Monday for a summit aimed at promoting Beijing’s vision for development on the continent, even as it finds itself increasingly criticised over its debt-heavy approach to foreign aid. President Xi Jinping and leaders from across the continent will hold the two-day Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), with talks expected to [...] The post China hosts African leaders amid aid criticism appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

US, China hike tariffs even as both hold talks

BEIJING: The United States slapped steep tariffs on another $16 billion in Chinese goods on Thursday, triggering a swift tit-for-tat retaliation from Beijing, even as negotiators from both sides seek to soothe trade tensions. The latest action completes the first round of $50 billion in Chinese products that President Donald Trump targeted with Beijing striking [...] The post US, China hike tariffs even as both hold talks appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

U.S., China swap tariffs on billions in goods as sides hold talks

  BEIJING, China – The United States slapped steep tariffs on another $16 billion in Chinese goods on Thursday, August 23, triggering a swift tit-for-tat retaliation from Beijing, even as negotiators from both sides seek to soothe trade tensions. The latest action  completes the first round of $50 billion in Chinese ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

China, US to resume trade talks – minister

BEIJING: China will send a senior negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, its commerce ministry said Thursday, the first public meeting on the dispute in weeks as the trade conflict intensifies. Beijing and Washington have slapped tariffs on tens of billions of dollars worth of each other’s goods since [...] The post China, US to resume trade talks – minister appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Asian stocks recover after US-China trade talk news

Tokyo — Asia stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday, joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey’s financial crisis but later pared losses on news that China and the US would hold trade talks. Equities across the region suffered steep losses at the opening bell, with Tokyo and Shanghai off by more than one percent, […] The post Asian stocks recover after US-China trade talk news appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

China-US to resume low-level talks in bid to resolve trade war

China will dispatch Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen to the U.S. for low-level trade talks in late August, the first official exchanges since earlier negotiations broke down two months ago. The Chinese delegation led by Wang will meet with an American group led by David Malpass, under secretary for international affairs at the Department of […] The post China-US to resume low-level talks in bid to resolve trade war appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018