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US carrier on historic Vietnam visit amid sea rift with China

VIETNAM — A US aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam on Monday for the first time since the end of the war, as the former foes bolster military ties in the fac.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMar 6th, 2018

US carrier on historic Vietnam visit amid sea rift with China

VIETNAM — A US aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam on Monday for the first time since the end of the war, as the former foes bolster military ties in the fac.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

U.S. carrier on historic Vietnam visit amid sea rift with China

ABOARD THE USS CARL VINSON, Undefined – A US aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam Monday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 5th, 2018

US aircraft carrier in Vietnam for historic visit, first since end of war

DANANG — A US aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam Monday for the first time since the end of the war, as the former foes bolster military ties in the face of Beijing’s buildup in the disputed South China Sea. The USS Carl Vinson will make a four-day port call to the central city of Danang […] The post US aircraft carrier in Vietnam for historic visit, first since end of war appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 5th, 2018

Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China

WASHINGTON --- By making a rare second trip this year to Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is signaling how intensively the Trump administration is trying to counter China's military assertiveness by cozying up to smaller nations in the region that share American wariness about Chinese intentions. The visit beginning Tuesday also shows how far U.S.-Vietnamese relations have advanced since the tumultuous years of the Vietnam War. Mattis, a retired general who entered the Marine Corps during Vietnam but did not serve there, visited Hanoi in January. By coincidence, that stop came just days before the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive in 1968. Tet was a turning point wh...Keep on reading: Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

North Korea leader Kim visits China: Xinhua

Kim’s visit, his fourth summit with Xi, comes amid reports of advanced negotiations for a second summit between the North Korean leader and U.S. President Donald Trump. North Korea leader Kim visits China: Xinhua Source link: North Korea leader Kim visits China: Xinhua.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Kim Jong Un on way to China for summit

SEOUL --- North Korea's state media says leader Kim Jong Un has left for China. The North Korean leader "is to visit China on Jan. 7-10... at the invitation of Xi Jinping," the official Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday. The news agency added that Kim departed for China on Monday afternoon with his wife Ri Sol Ju and top officials. The KCNA dispatch came after South Korean media reported late Monday that Kim may be on his way to Beijing aboard a special train for his fourth summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Kim's trip comes after U.S. and North Korean officials are believed to have met in Vietnam to discuss the location of a second summit between Kim and President ...Keep on reading: Kim Jong Un on way to China for summit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Xi warns no one can dictate China s path, 40 years on from reforms

BEIJING, China – President Xi Jinping warned Tuesday, December 18, that no one can "dictate" China's economic development path as the Communist Party marked 40 years of its historic "reform and opening up" policy amid a stern challenge from the United States. In a speech at the grandiose Great Hall ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 18th, 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

Xi heads to Portugal as China worries EU partners | The Manila Times Online

LISBON: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Portugal on Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen ties, amid concern in some EU capitals over Chinas growing influence on the continent.READ The pos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Xi heads to Portugal as China’s influence worries EU partners

LISBON: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Portugal Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen ties, amid concern in some EU capitals over China’s growing influence on the continent. Fresh…READ The post Xi heads to Portugal as China’s influence worries EU partners appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Xi heads to Portugal as China s influence worries EU partners | The Manila Times Online

LISBON: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Portugal Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen ties, amid concern in some EU capitals over Chinas growing influence on the continent. FreshREAD The.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

[ANALYSIS] Is Duterte selling out the Philippines to China?

We need to talk more about President Rodrigo Duterte’s excessive pandering to Chinese interests. This week, after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic 2-day state visit, a total of 29 deals were signed between the Philippine and Chinese governments. (READ: LIST: Deals signed during Xi Jinping’s trip to Philippines ) Most of these were economic in nature ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

LIVE: Forum on maritime disputes in the South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines – Talks about the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) dispute heated up again following the historic state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Philippines. A forum on Friday, November 23, planned long before the visit of Xi, aims to shed light on this issue. The event, titled Maritime ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Senate to review deals with China

The Senate will review the joint oil and gas exploration deal with China as well as 28 other agreements signed during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping amid calls for transparency sparked by concerns that these could compromise the country’s sovereignty or lead to a debt trap......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Amid calls for transparency, Palace vows to release documents signed with China

Malacañang promised to release all documents and other information in connection to the two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Xi Jinping: Friendship, cooperation only correct choice for PH, China

MANILA, Philippines – Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a historic visit to Manila, said the only "correct choice" for the Philippines and China is cooperation and being "good" neighbors. "China and the Philippines are close neighbors with a thousand-year history of exchange; good neighborliness, friendship, and winning cooperation is ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Looking into Filipinos’ negative view of China amid Xi Jinping’s state visit

Filipinos still hold a negative impression on China, a recent Social Weather Stations survey revealed, despite the improved relations between the two countries. Results of the survey were released a day before President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to the Philippines in 13 years. China ranked “poor” or a -16 score among the […] The post Looking into Filipinos’ negative view of China amid Xi Jinping’s state visit appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Why does President Duterte have to choose between China and the US?

That would be going against his own declaration during his historic visit to Beijing – from hereon we will pursue an independent foreign policy that would be for the benefit of our country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 17th, 2018

Japan PM Abe visits Australia s Darwin, 75 years after WWII bombing

DARWIN, Australia – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic visit to Darwin on Friday, November 16, some 75 years after Japan bombed the northern Australian city, as the two countries cement ties in the face of an emergent China. Trade and closer defense relations are the centrepieces of Abe's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018