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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.....»»

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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.....»»

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PH & China to hold bilateral talks

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

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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......»»

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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.....»»

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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.....»»

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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......»»

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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......»»

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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.....»»

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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.....»»

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India, China hold talks on long-running border dispute

NEW DELHI — India and China on yesterday discussed ways to prevent a repeat of a recent face-off between their armed forces at a Himalayan plateau where thei.....»»

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DND: PHL, China stress ‘peaceful, non-coercive’ means to settle disputes

National security officials from of the Philippines and China met on Friday for the 5th Annual Defense Security Talks (ADST) aimed to bolster bilateral defense cooperation between the two countries. Source link link: DND: PHL, China stress ‘peaceful, non-coercive’ means to settle disputes.....»»

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Manila wants peaceful talks with Beijing

THE reported Chinese installation of high frequency radar and other facilities in the contested islands in the South China Sea (SCS) can be discussed in the bilateral consultative mechanism, Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Friday. But the Secretary explained the Philippines is also willing to discuss the issue….....»»

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China voices grave concern over North Korea missile test, urges talks

BEIJING, China (UPDATED) – China on Wednesday, November 29, voiced "grave concern" over North Korea's test of a missile capable of striking anywhere in the United States and called for talks to peacefully resolve the nuclear crisis. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Beijing's proposal for North Korea to freeze ........»»

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Syrian opposition agrees to send united delegation to Geneva talks

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Syria's disparate opposition groups announced an agreement early Friday, November 24, to send a united delegation to next week's  UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva, as international diplomatic efforts intensify to end the 6-year conflict. The announcement came on the second day of a Saudi-sponsored meeting in Riyadh, where ........»»

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Duterte offers China to be the third telecoms operator in PH

Malacaang on Monday announced that President Rodrigo Duterte has offered China the privilege to be the third telecommunications carrier in the country. "The telecomunications duopoly in the country is about to end," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace briefing. The local telecoms industry is dominated by Smart Communications and Globe Telecom. "During PH-China bilateral talks, Duterte offered to China the privilege to operate third telecoms carrier in the country," Roque added. /cbb...Keep on reading: Duterte offers China to be the third telecoms operator in PH.....»»

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China wants Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis bilaterally

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday urged Bangladesh and Myanmar resolve the Rohingya crisis through bilateral negotiations instead of an international initiative. Source link link: China wants Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis bilaterally.....»»

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Carpio: PH-China bilateral talks ‘logical, positive’ step

Antonio Carpio The Philippine government's decision to negotiate with China on its own will not end the protracted territorial claims involving other nations in the South China Sea, Supreme Court.....»»

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Honasan hails start of sea conduct talks

Senator Gringo Honasan welcomed on Thursday the start of the negotiations on the Code of Conduct on the South China Sea, calling it a "marked improvement" in the Philippine-China diplomatic relations.   "Eh di malaking bagay na yun (It's huge development), a marked improvement of what it was half a decade ago. Any incremental improvement in the situation should be welcomed," Honasan said in a chance interview.   "Basta ang idea ay maiwasan yung armed conflict. Pumayag na sila na may joint patrol, may Code of Conduct eh di we have more reason to have developed a positive outlook. 'Yan ang ibig sabihin ng statesmanship," he added.   (The idea is to avoi...Keep on reading: Honasan hails start of sea conduct talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

PM Modi, Trump hold bilateral talks

Manila [Philippines], November 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Donald Trump held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines, on.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017