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PH fires more protests vs China

PH fires more protests vs China.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepMay 3rd, 2021

Activists target airport disruption

HONG KONG, China (AFP) — Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists blocked some routes to the city’s airport Sunday as the financial hub began cleaning up after another night of violent protests marked by fires, tear gas and police beatings. Operators of the Airport Express train said it had suspended services on Sunday afternoon, while […] The post Activists target airport disruption appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 1st, 2019

EDITORIAL - The cost of incoherence

Even after a flurry of diplomatic protests filed by the Philippines, the country’s “real friend” China had 287 militia vessels deployed over several features in Palawan’s Kalayaan Islands as of last Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News18 hr. 51 min. ago

Locsin cursing China impolite, but justified

Foreign Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. was not running out of paper for diplomatic protests, but must have been losing patience, when he hurled Monday a curse-laced message at China over its occupation and claim of sovereignty over Philippine maritime areas......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

DFA nagkasa ng karagdagang dalawang diplomatic protests laban sa China

Naghain ng dalawang panibagong diplomatic protests ang Department of Foreign Affairs bilang protesta sa pananatili ng Chinese vessels sa loob ng teritoryo ng Pilipinas sa West Philippine Sea. Sa pahayag ng DFA, ang bagong diplomatic protests ay dagdag lang sa araw-araw na diplomatic protests na kanilang inihahain. “As of 20 April 2021, Philippine maritime law […] The post DFA nagkasa ng karagdagang dalawang diplomatic protests laban sa China appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

Philippines files 2 more protests vs China over West Philippine Sea

The Department of Foreign Affairs has filed two more diplomatic protests against China over its vessels’ continued illegal presence in the West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

PH protests vs. China mount

The Philippines has filed two new diplomatic protests against China over the presence of 160 Chinese vessels in some features and islands in the country’s exclusive economic zone in the West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Protests vs. China mounting

The Department of Foreign Affairs lodged two more diplomatic protests against China on Wednesday, even as eight local business groups joined Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and other government officials in calling on the Chinese to withdraw their ships from Julian Felipe Reef......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

‘Duterte admin has filed 60 diplomatic protests vs China’

The Philippines – under the Duterte administration – has so far filed a total of 60 diplomatic protests against China, including on its new law allowing its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels plying the disputed South China Sea, the Department of Foreign Affairs said in a report yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2021

PH protests China s coast guard law

PH protests China s coast guard law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 28th, 2021

Philippines protests new China coast guard law

After saying it's "none of our business," Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said he fired a diplomatic protest "after reflection.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 27th, 2021

Gov t filing diplomatic protests vs China s patrols

Gov t filing diplomatic protests vs China s patrols.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsDec 7th, 2020

3 HK activists jailed after guilty plea

HONG KONG, China (AFP) — Three young Hong Kong dissidents including Joshua Wong were remanded into custody on Monday after pleading guilty to inciting a rally during last year’s pro-democracy protests, deepening the crackdown against Beijing’s critics. Hong Kong was convulsed by seven straight months of huge and often violent democracy rallies last year in which […] The post 3 HK activists jailed after guilty plea appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

Japan realizes luring business from Hong Kong may be tough

Tokyo—Tokyo is on a charm offensive, hoping to lure firms in Hong Kong spooked by protests and a controversial security law imposed by China. But the city is proving a tough sell......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 16th, 2020

Japan finds luring business from Hong Kong may be tough

Tokyo is on a charm offensive, hoping to lure firms in Hong Kong spooked by protests and a controversial security law imposed by China. But the city is proving a tough sell......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 15th, 2020

PH protests China move off & lsquo;Bajo& rsquo;

The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest against China for its illegal confiscation of fish-aggregating devices installed by Filipino fishermen in a shoal off Zambales......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2020

Philippines protests China s seizing of Filipino fishermen s devices on Scarborough

The Philippines followed up its diplomatic protests against China in April by filing another one on Thursday, this time against the confiscation of materials of Filipino fishermen......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2020

Pandemic hammers HSBC profits in H1

HONG KONG (AFP) – HSBC on Monday said profits for the first half of 2020 plunged by 69 percent on year as the banking giant was hammered by the coronavirus pandemic and spiralling China-US tensions. The lender reported post-tax profits of $3.1 billion while pre-tax profit was $4.3 billion, a 64 percent drop on the same period last year. Reported revenue was down nine percent at $26.7 billion. Chief executive Noel Quinn described the first six months of the year as ”some of the most challenging in living memory”. ”Our first-half performance was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, falling interest rates, increased geopolitical risk and heightened levels of market volatility,” he said in a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange, Even by the standards of the current economic maelstrom engulfing global banks, HSBC has had a torrid year. Before the coronavirus crisis it was beset by disappointing profit growth, ground down by US-China trade war uncertainties and Britain’s departure from the European Union. The Asia-focused lender embarked on a huge cost-cutting initiative at the start of the year, including plans to slash some 35,000 jobs as well as trimming fat from less profitable divisions, primarily in the United States and Europe. The coronavirus upended some of that cost-cutting drive with banks hammered by market volatility and the economic slowdown caused by the pandemic. But HSBC has a further headache — geopolitical tensions via its status as a major business conduit between China and the West. HSBC makes 90 percent of its profit in Asia, with China and Hong Kong being the major drivers of growth.  Caught in crossfire As a result it has found itself more vulnerable than most to the crossfire caused by the increasingly bellicose relationship between Beijing and Washington. The bank has tried to stay in Beijing’s good graces. It vocally backed a draconian national security law that Beijing imposed on Hong Kong in June to end a year of unrest and pro-democracy protests. The move sparked criticism in Washington and London but analysts saw it as an attempt to protect its access to China, which has a track record of punishing businesses that do not toe Beijing’s line. But that has not shielded it from Beijing’s wrath. Last month the bank was a subject of multiple reports in China’s state-run media claiming that it had helped to provide the evidence that led to the arrest in Canada of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on a US arrest warrant. HSBC released a statement on its Chinese Weibo accounts saying it had not ”framed” telecom giant Huawei or ”fabricated evidence” that led to the arrest of Meng. China’s internet censors blocked access to HSBC’s statement within hours of publication, without offering an explanation. Quinn referenced the bank’s growing political vulnerability in Monday’s statement. ”Current tensions between China and the US inevitably create challenging situations for an organization with HSBC’s footprint,” he said. ”However, the need for a bank capable of bridging the economies of East and West is acute, and we are well placed to fulfill this role,” he added. The bank’s Asia operations continued to show ”good resilience”, Quinn said, with profit before tax of $7.4 billion. Earlier this year Quinn put some of the job cuts on hold as the pandemic struck. But in Monday’s statement he vowed to press ahead with the cost-cutting. ”As we seek to accelerate our transformation in the second half of the year, I am mindful of the impact it will have for some of our people, particularly those leaving us,” he said......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2020

China approves plan to impose Hong Kong security law

China's parliament approved plans Thursday to impose a security law on Hong Kong that has ratcheted up tensions with the US and sparked new protests over fears the city is losing its special freedoms......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 29th, 2020

Police swarm Hong Kong ahead of flashpoint anthem debate

Hong Kong riot police ringed the city's legislature on Wednesday to stifle any protests ahead of a debate over a law that bans insulting China's national anthem, the latest measure activists say is chipping away at free speech in the finance hub......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 27th, 2020

Stock market to track sideways movement

Share prices are expected to continue trading sideways during this shortened trading week on increased global risk due to the US-China trade conflict and renewed Hong Kong protests over Beijing’s plan to directly impose national security laws on the city......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 24th, 2020