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[OPINION] Sometimes the truth leaks out in the effort to conceal it

Jun 15, 2019 - 1:02 PM

China's statement concludes that the alleged facts show that it was not a 'hit-and-run' incident. Actually, the effect is the opposite: it even makes the narrative even more like a vehicular hit-and-run

China takes down statement on Facebook about PH sinking boat

Jun 15, 2019 - 9:26 AM

(UPDATED) Here is the full, unedited text of the Chinese embassy's statement on the sinking of a Philippine boat in the West Philippine Sea

SURVIVORS. Fishermen of the Filipino fishing boat Gim-ver reunite with their families on June 14, 2019, nearly a week after an ordeal with a Chinese vessel in the West Philippine Sea. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

China denies Panelo statement on illegal Chinese workers

Feb 28, 2019 - 1:46 PM

(UPDATED) China refutes Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo who said Beijing will adopt a 'tit-for-tat' approach if the Philippines 'recklessly' deports Chinese workers

CHINESE AMBASSADOR. President Rodrigo Duterte greets Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on the sidelines of the 10th Biennial National Convention and 20th founding anniversary celebration of the Chinese Filipino Business Club Inc at the Manila Hotel on February 19, 2018. Malacañang file photo

Chinese embassy gifts Davao City with 13 schoolbuildings

Oct 06, 2018 - 4:53 PM

'The donation is a sincere appreciation to President Duterte’s policy on China,' says Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua

China allows Filipinos to fish in Panatag 'out of goodwill'

Jun 12, 2018 - 11:18 AM

(UPDATED) The Chinese embassy says China Coast Guard personnel 'have always acted in accordance with the law,' even as a television report shows them taking the catch of Filipino fishermen in Panatag Shoal

PANATAG SHOAL. Protesters troop to the Chinese consulate in Makati City on June 11, 2018, the eve of Independence Day, to protest harassment of Filipino fishermen in Panatag Shoal. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

China donates P5.1 million for Urduja-hit areas

Dec 20, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Counsellor Sun Yi of the Chinese embassy in the Philippines turns over the humanitarian aid to the Philippine Red Cross

The Catmon Bridge in Biliran is impassable after it was destroyed when Typhoon Urduja ravaged some parts of Eastern and Western Visayas as it made its landfall on December 16, Saturday. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte then visited the hard-hit areas on December 18, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

China praises own customs office for intercepting shabu haul in PH

Sep 26, 2017 - 11:30 AM

China issues the statement as the smuggling of P604 kilos of shabu, worth P6.4 billion ($126 million), is the subject of a Philippine Senate investigation

In this photo taken November 8, 2012, a crane stacks shipping containers at the international container port in Manila. Jay Directo/AFP/File

China donates P15M for Marawi rehabilitation

Jun 27, 2017 - 9:15 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte accepts the check donation from Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua on Tuesday June 27

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with (from left) Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua, Social Welfare Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo and Health Undersecretary Herminigildo Valle during a simple turnover of the P15-million check donated by the Chinese government at the Music Room in Malacañan Palace on June 27, 2017. The check is intended for the rehabilitation of Marawi City. Malacañan Photo

Chinese tourist visa application guide: Tips and reminders

Jan 08, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Here are all the requirements and steps that Philippine passport holders should go through to get their Chinese visa

Photo by Joshua Berida

DILG: China keen on donating drug rehab facility to PH

Dec 22, 2016 - 11:40 AM

They will be sending over a delegation in order to have an ocular inspection of the possible areas where they can build the rehabilitation facility which they will finance says Interior Undersecretary John Castriciones

MORE REHAB CENTERS. This mega drug treatment and rehabilitation center in Nueva Ecija is a donation of Chinese tycoon Huang Rulun. File photo from the Department of Health

China answers Duterte's call on illegal drugs: We're ready to help

Jul 19, 2016 - 1:19 PM

After President Duterte says he plans to confront China on the drug problem China expresses its willingness for effective cooperation

TALKING TO CHINA. President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua meet in Malacañang Palace days before the release of the ruling on the West Philippine Sea. Photo from Presidential Photographers Division

Philippines hits China over ‘10-dash line’ map

Jun 25, 2014 - 7:49 PM

It is precisely such ambitious expansionism that is causing the tensions in the South China Sea Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose says

NEW MAP. A new Chinese map shows a 10-dash line to claim virtually the entire South China Sea. Screen grab from edited by Rappler

Filipinos slam China for 'Fault in Your Maps'

Jun 12, 2014 - 1:15 PM

On Philippine Independence Day Filipino protesters denounce China as a threat to Philippine sovereignty

China: Vietnam rammed our ships 1,400 times

Jun 09, 2014 - 12:44 PM

China claims Vietnam – an economic dwarf compared to Beijing – provoked the Asian giant first in the South China Sea

EVIDENCE? A screenshot of a video played during a press conference on the growing dispute with China over the South China Sea shows a Vietnamese sinking boat (R) which was allegedly rammed by Chinese vessels near disputed Paracel Islands, near a Marine Guard ship (L), in Hanoi, Vietnam June 5, 2014. Photo by Luong Thai Linh/EPA

China to PH: ‘Friends avoid lawsuits’

Apr 03, 2014 - 2:05 PM

China says it is part of its culture and tradition to avoid a lawsuit especially one involving a long standing friend like the Philippines

China on 'offer' to PH: 'Sheer fabrication'

Mar 03, 2014 - 1:38 PM

The Chinese Foreign Ministry denies that China proposed the mutual withdrawal of ships from Scarborough Shoal to derail a historic case filed by the Philippines

China offers PH 'carrot' to quit case

Feb 26, 2014 - 8:53 AM

China wants to stop the Philippines from filing its written pleading in the case sources say The rising superpower says it has no information about this

Resolve case of 78 Chinese, China asks PH

Dec 13, 2013 - 2:52 PM

China comes to the rescue of its citizens detained for alleged overstaying

China on aircraft carrier: 'Beyond reproach'

Nov 29, 2013 - 4:52 PM

The Chinese embassy says it s a normal training mission

Music video vs Chinese 'aggression'

Jul 31, 2013 - 9:02 PM

Change the World hypes up protest against Chinese action in West Philippine Sea

FILIPINO SOUND. Abby Asistio takes part in video. Screengrab from YouTube (FILIPINOSUNITENOW)

#TalkThursday with Loida Nicolas-Lewis

Feb 21, 2013 - 3:23 PM

In another episode this week of TalkThursday Rappler talks to philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewis

PH on stranded Chinese ship: No protest

Jul 15, 2012 - 3:11 PM

Foreign Affairs will investigate what led to the stranding of the Chinese warship at the disputed sea but will not lodge a diplomatic protest against China

Protests vs China: Good or bad for PH?

May 11, 2012 - 6:09 AM

Filipinos are divided on the use of protest to assert the country s Scarborough Shoal claim

PINOY RALLIES. Filipinos hold global protests against China after the Scarborough Shoal standoff's first month.

Pinoy protests agitate China

May 10, 2012 - 11:36 AM

China says the planned May 11 protests outside its embassies will worsen its impasse with the Philippines

GLOBAL PROTESTS. Filipinos will storm Chinese embassies Friday, May 11, to protest China's stance on its Scarborough Shoal standoff with the Philippines.

Don't lie to Beijing, DFA tells Chinese embassy

Apr 25, 2012 - 7:16 PM

The DFA complains about statements contrary to reality in a note verbale to the Chinese embassy in the Philippines

DON'T LIE. The DFA warns the Chinese embassy in the Philippines to be "factual" in its reports to Beijing.