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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

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

Chinese loans not tied to joint oil exploration of disputed waters, says DOF

Big-ticket infrastructure and development projects to be rolled out by the Philippines in cooperation with China despite the territorial dispute between both nations over sections of the West Phili.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Oil prices as excuse for China deal hit

The Duterte administration should refrain from using soaring oil prices as an excuse to enter into a joint oil exploration deal with China in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), according to Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque has said Malacaang is working on the terms of the deal, which may be signed as a welcome gift to Chinese President Xi Jinping when he visits Manila next month. "The Duterte administration is making it look like the only option for us to control oil prices is through the proposed joint exploration with China," Alejano said in a statement. "They have been using all kinds of justifications," he said. Not a solution Entering into ...Keep on reading: Oil prices as excuse for China deal hit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Joint China-Philippines oil, gas exploration pushed

THE PHILIPPINES EXPRESSED optimism that a joint exploration deal for oil and gas reserves in the disputed South China Sea […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

‘Rough draft’ for joint oil exploration with China ready for review

FOREIGN AFFAIRS Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano announced yesterday that he already has a copy of a “rough draft” of the framework for the planned joint oil exploration with China in the contested West Philippine Sea. The post ‘Rough draft’ for joint oil exploration with China ready for review appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

PHL, China postpone talks Wang visit, talks on joint exploration

The Philippines and China have agreed to reschedule the official visit of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi from September 16 to 18 to a later date due to the effects of Typhoon Ompong, the Department of Foreign Affairs announced Saturday. Source link link: PHL, China postpone talks Wang visit, talks on joint exploration.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

60-40 deal with China? Duterte wants more

President Duterte wants the country to have more than 60 percent share in the profit from any possible joint exploration deal with China in the West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Palace: Duterte remarks won’t affect negotiations for joint exploration in South China Sea

President Rodrigo Duterte’s warning of trouble in the South China Sea if China will unilaterally exploit oil and mineral deposits in the disputed waters will not affect the Manila’s negotiations with Beijing for a joint exploration, his spokesperson said Thursday.   Source link link: Palace: Duterte remarks won’t affect negotiations for joint exploration in South China Sea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Gloria Arroyo supports joint exploration with China

Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said yesterday she supports President Duterte’s plan for the country to have joint exploration with China of some disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Gloria Arroyo supports joint exploration with China

Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said yesterday she supports President Duterte’s plan for the country to have joint exploration with China of some disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea. Source link link: Gloria Arroyo supports joint exploration with China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

GDP, West Philippine Sea, Ginebra | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang says if the economy must suffer because of President Rodrigo Duterte's environmental protection policies such as the Boracay closure then so be it. The Palace also says the framework for joint development of resources in the West Philippine Sea between the Philippines and China may be finalized ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Philippines will not spend on joint exploration with China — Cayetano

The Philippine government will not directly invest in oil and gas exploration amid proposals to pursue a joint venture with China in the West Philippine Sea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Alejano: What are key details of 60-40 China sharing deal?

Opposition lawmaker, Magdalo Party-List Rep. Gary Alejano wants to see the fine print of the proposed 60-40 sharing arrangement between the Philippines and China in connection with the joint exploration in the resource-rich West Philippine Sea (WPS) Alejano: What are key details of 60-40 China sharing deal? Opposition lawmaker, Magdalo Party-List Rep. Gary Alejano wants… link: Alejano: What are key details of 60-40 China sharing deal?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018