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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

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.....»»

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Rappler Talk Investigative: Bob Herrera-Lim on the rule of law and risks to business

Bookmark this page to watch and join the discussion live on Thursday, May 17, at 2 pm! MANILA, Philippines – The country is facing several issues right now – from the ouster of  Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Justice to what groups call " deteriorating " rule of law and democracy all while drug ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

PXP Energy sends feelers to CNOOC for possible joint West Philippine Sea exploration

Businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan said PXP Energy Corp. had sent “feelers” to China National Offshore Oil Co. for possible joint exploration in oil and gas prospects in the West Philippine Sea once the moratorium is lifted by the Philippine government......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

Solon backs Duterte’s 60-40 deal with China

AN opposition House leader yesterday expressed full support to President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s decision to enter into a joint exploration agreement with the People’s Republic of China in the West Philippine Sea. Senior Deputy Minority Leader and Buhay Hayaang Yumabong (BUHAY) party-list Rep. Lito Atienza said the proposal was laudable….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Pangilinan: South China sharing terms up to govt

A 60-40 sharing agreement proposed by President Rodrigo Duterte for the joint exploration of the South China Sea could revive a private sector initiative held up by a territorial dispute, businessman Manuel Pangilinan said on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte last month said he had offered Beijing a “better deal” after both the Philippines and China agreed [...] The post Pangilinan: South China sharing terms up to govt appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

Duterte offers ’60-40’ deal to China in West PH Sea joint exploration

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte proposed to forge a “60-40” sharing deal with China on the two countries’ planned joint exploration of the West Philippine Sea.  The Philippine President made the proposal in a speech delivered on Thursday, April 26, at the 102nd Annual Communication of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Duterte offers Beijing 60-40 deal in S. China Sea joint exploration

Duterte offers Beijing 60-40 deal in S. China Sea joint exploration.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Possible Joint Exploration Deal Won’t Affect South China Sea Claims: PH, China

The Philippines and China committed that any joint exploration deal that may be agreed upon by the two countries in the disputed parts of South China Sea will have no effect on both sides’ claims in the area. This was cleared by DFA Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and China Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte back in PH with $9.5-B in Chinese investment deals

    President Rodrigo Duterte is back in the country after a short trip to China and Hong Kong. The President returned home with a $9.5 billion worth of investment agreements from China after he attended the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan province. He arrived at the Davao International Airport from Hong Kong on board PR001 past 1 a.m. President Duterte met with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a bilateral meeting where the two leaders agreed to craft a framework on the possible joint exploration in the disputed South China Sea. The chief executive and Xi also discussed ways on how to further economic ties between the Philippines and China despite an ongo...Keep on reading: Duterte back in PH with $9.5-B in Chinese investment deals.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Zuckerberg on Facebook, Duterte and Xi on West Philipines Sea, Trump on Russia | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg concedes the regulation of social media companies is 'inevitable.'  Facebook announces its partnership with Rappler and Vera Files for a third-party fact-checking program in the Philippines.  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping give the 'go signal' for their countries to craft a framework for joint exploration in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Framework sought on joint gas exploration with China

The Duterte administration wants a framework on joint oil and gas exploration with China “as soon as possible” and has vowed that any deal would be beneficial to Filipinos......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

PH, China presses joint South China sea project

THE Philippines and China have agreed to shelve their legal differences to be able to start joint exploration in the disputed South China Sea (SCS). Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and China Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang made separate announcements on the development in their respective press conferences on Wednesday.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Philippine government wants joint exploration deal with China ‘done ASAP’

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s administration wants the agreement on the joint oil and gas exploration between the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China “done as soon as possible,” noting that the Malampaya gas field is “running out in a couple of years.” “We could see the joint exploration [agreement] […] The post Philippine government wants joint exploration deal with China ‘done ASAP’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Rappler Talk: Is the Philippines ready for federalism?

Bookmark this page to watch the interview with Professor Gene Pilapil live at 2 pm. MANILA, Philippines – Rappler talks to Gene Pilapil, assistant professor from the University of the Philippines–Diliman's Political Science Department, about federalism in the Philippines. In a Senate hearing on March 13, Pilapil challenged federalism proponents as well as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018