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Bilateral talks with China 'will never work' – Del Rosario

Jul 18, 2018 - 2:45 PM

'They are the elephant in the room, and the only other person in that room with that elephant is you,' says ex-foreign secretary Albert del Rosario on Rappler Talk

EX-DFA CHIEF. Albert del Rosario, former Philippine foreign secretary, says the Philippines 'will obviously get nowhere' by engaging China in bilateral or one-on-one talks. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PH to raise Chinese bombers during next talks with China

May 21, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Malacañang, however, says President Rodrigo Duterte still does not consider China a threat

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives a garland upon his arrival at the Golden Coast Hotel in Boao, Hainan Province, China on April 9, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Palace: A year after Hague ruling, PH-China dialogue going well

Jul 11, 2017 - 12:59 PM

On Wednesday July 12 it will have been one year since the Philippines scored a historic victory over China in the South China Sea maritime dispute

Chinese pupils hold the flags of the Philippines and People???s Republic of China as they welcome President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 20. Photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

China should pay and go

May 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM

As China and the Philippines engage in bilateral talks Manila should revisit the South China Sea arbitral award and not sleep on its rights

SLEEPING OVER PH RIGHTS? Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands before their bilateral meeting at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing. MPC pool photo

Duterte: Hague ruling will be my ‘platform’ for PH-China talks

Sep 02, 2016 - 7:29 PM

But the President says he will wait for the proper moment: I am not ready to exchange barbs with China…We do not want any quarrel at all at this time

DEALING WITH CHINA. President Duterte speaks with Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua during the National Heroes' Day Celebration on August 29, 2016. Photo from PPD

Duterte to tap Alunan as envoy to China if Ramos declines

Jul 22, 2016 - 4:53 PM

Rafael Alunan III was interior secretary under Ramos administration and was among the senatorial candidates Duterte endorsed during the 2016 elections

File photo of Rafael Alunan III by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Jul 20, 2016 - 7:21 PM

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Bilateral talks with China still on the table – Palace

Jul 20, 2016 - 1:33 PM

The Palace clarifies that the Duterte administration still wants to talk to China after a US senator tweets that the Philippine president has closed the door on the option

DUTERTE AND US. US Ambassador Philip Goldberg and President Rodrigo Duterte talk about West Philippine Sea during their meeting on July 19, 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

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Jul 15, 2016 - 12:34 PM

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Dela Rosa on pushers, Duterte on bilateral talks, Brexit cabinet | 6PM wRap

Jul 14, 2016 - 7:29 PM

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Duterte wants to start bilateral talks with China – Diokno

Jul 14, 2016 - 4:30 PM

President Duterte and his Cabinet discussed the unavoidable prospect of talking to Beijing after the West Philippine Sea ruling

DUTERTE AND CHINA. President Duterte is visited by Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua days before a historic ruling on the West Philippie Sea dispute is released. Photo from Presidential Photographers Division