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Rappler Talk Investigative: UP professor Herman Kraft on PH-China joint exploration

Bookmark this page to watch and join the discussion live on Wednesday, April 18, at 7 pm MANILA, Philippines – No less than Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping recently gave the "go signal"  to craft a framework for joint exploration in the West Philippine Sea. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerApr 18th, 2018

Joint exploration with China not just about economic benefits – expert

MANILA, Philippines – Crafting a framework with China for joint exploration in the West Philippine Sea is also about sovereignty, not just possible economic benefits, according to Herman Kraft, Political Science associate professor at the University of the Philippines.  Asked if economic provisions in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Joint exploration with China must fit within PH constitution – expert

MANILA, Philippines – Joint exploration between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea must fit within the framework of the Philippine constitution, according to Herman Kraft, Political Science associate professor at the University of the Philippines. "This [agreement] will mean certain questions about ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018

Diplomacy best way to deal with China - Enrile | Inquirer Globalnation

"The only option we have is to talk to China since they are willing to talk to us." This is the stand of former Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile on the joint oil and gas exploration agreement between.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

PH quietly prepares joint exploration deal with China for Xi visit

MANILA, Philippines – Days before Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the country, the Philippines has been quietly preparing a framework agreement to jointly explore the South China Sea for oil and natural gas. Rappler learned from 3 independent sources as of Monday, November 19, that select Philippine officials ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Sandiganbayan verdict: Imelda Marcos guilty of graft | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Guilty verdict: Imelda Marcos of graft, Jeane Napoles of tax deficiency Amid joint exploration talks, Sotto says China now 'recognizes West PH Sea is ours' Marine combat veteran kills 12 in crowded California bar {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

PNoy on West Philippine Sea, inflation, Serena Williams | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Former president Benigno Aquino III opposes the proposed 60-40 sharing of natural resources between the Philippines and China in the joint exploration of the West Philippine Sea. Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority released Tuesday shows the poorest Filipinos felt the harsh impact of inflation during the 2nd quarter ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

Duterte sets aside sea row with China for now: I’d rather talk about business

      President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he did not raise the United Nations (UN) ruling on the South China Sea invalidating Beijing's claim in almost all of the disputed sea during his bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.     "It is not the appropriate time to do it," Duterte said during a press briefing upon his arrival at the Davao International Airport from Hong Kong.     The President said he was more interested in the offer of China for a joint exploration of resources in the disputed waterway.     "They are now offering joint exploration," he said.     During t...Keep on reading: Duterte sets aside sea row with China for now: I’d rather talk about business.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Cayetano meets Wang, BDO on Osmeña, Zuckerberg on Cambridge Analytica | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The Philippines and China say the two countries will cautiously proceed with discussions on joint oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea.  BDO Unibank Incorporated denies allegations by Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña that it bribed Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre.  Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg vows to 'step up' ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

Sereno won’t resign, Malacañang on joint exploration, Duterte on UN rapporteurs | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says she is not resigning.  Malacañang says there are two areas in the West Philippine Sea that are being considered for joint exploration by the Philippines and China through corporations.  Vice President Leni Robredo says lawmakers should first pass an anti-political dynasty law before they pursue ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2018

Duterte on West Philippine Sea, Rappler on Omidyar PDRs, Hope Hicks resigns | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte likens joint exploration with China in the West Philippine Sea to 'co-ownership.'  Rappler lawyer Francis Lim urges government to leave the social news network 'unhindered' now that philanthropic investment firm Omidyar Network donated its Philippine Depositary Receipts to Rappler managers.  Hope Hicks , one of Donald Trump's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 1st, 2018

Duterte: No talks with China on joint exploration in West PH Sea - Rappler

Duterte: No talks with China on joint exploration in West PH Sea - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2016

[OPINION] DFA foils oil exploration with China – for now

It’s back to step one for China and its much-awaited joint development of oil and gas with the Philippines. In October, after Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Manila, the Global Times, a subsidiary of People’s Daily, the mouthpiece of China’s Communist Party, heralded: “ China and the Philippines  are poised to bring their economic ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Philippines prods China on terms for joint exploration

The Department of Energy (DOE) has reached out to its Chinese counterpart to start laying down the framework for possible joint oil and gas exploration in the disputed waters, its top official said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Xi State Visit Aftermath: What Joint Energy Exploration

Screengrab from RTVMalacanang's Youtube account.AMID TENSION over China's continuing intrusion in the West Philippine Sea, Chinese President XiJinping flew to the Philippines on November 20.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Xi State Visit Aftermath: What Joint Energy Exploration

Screengrab from RTVMalacanang's Youtube account.AMID TENSION over China's continuing intrusion in the West Philippine Sea, Chinese President XiJinping flew to the Philippines on November 20.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Joint oil, gas exploration to benefit local firms

Three listed companies are expected to benefit significantly from a successful outcome of a joint oil and gas exploration agreement with China, market observers said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Rappler Talk: Judge Stanislaw Pawlak on PH case vs China

Bookmark this page to watch the interview at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, November 27 MANILA, Philippines – The West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) became the talk of the town again after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the Philippines and a memorandum on oil and gas development was signed in Xi's presence ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Antonio Carpio: ‘Joint exploration, exploitation in West Philippine Sea unconstitutional’

Joint exploration and exploitation of resources in the West Philippine Sea with China is unconstitutional, acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Carpio sees Philippine sovereignty safeguards in MOU with China

There is nothing wrong with the government’s pursuit of joint exploration of natural resources with China in the West Philippine Sea, acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

Militants hit Duterte’s subservience to China as 29 ‘lopsided’ agreements signed

The militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) here denounced President Rodrigo Duterte for shamelessly bowing down to China as Prime Minister Xi Jinping visits the country to sign agreement on infrastructure including the joint oil and gas exploration between the Philippines and China in the disputed West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018