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Xi refuses to recognize Hague ruling after Duterte brings it up

Aug 30, 2019 - 7:40 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte tells Xi Jinping that the arbitral ruling is 'final' and 'binding' but the Chinese leader says his country is 'not budging' from its position

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by People's Republic of China President Xi Jinping inside the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing prior to their bilateral meeting on August 29, 2019. Malacañang Photo

In Xi meeting, Duterte sees 'stronger momentum' in PH-China ties

Aug 29, 2019 - 9:25 PM

Despite 'challenges,' the Philippines and China remain true to their 'friendship,' says President Rodrigo Duterte during the portion of his meeting with Xi Jinping open to the media

'DESPITE CHALLENGES.' President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping before the start of the bilateral meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on August 29, 2019. Malacañang photo

LIST: 6 agreements signed during Duterte-Xi August 29 meeting

Aug 29, 2019 - 9:20 PM

One of the deals is a loan agreement covering a project management consultancy contract given to a Chinese firm for the PNR South Long Haul railway project

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives a warm welcome upon his arrival at a hotel in Beijing, People's Republic of China on August 28, 2019. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Ex-adviser Michael Yang hosts private lunch for Duterte in China

Aug 29, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Only select Philippine officials are invited to lunch at a roast duck restaurant, an activity which does not appear on President Duterte's official China schedule

CONSULTANT.' President Rodrigo Duterte and adviser Michael Yang sit beside each other. Photo from Philippine Full Win Group of Companies website

Duterte arrives in China to tackle sea row, economic pledges with Xi

Aug 28, 2019 - 11:32 PM

The Philippine President lands in China for his awaited fifth visit where he will raise West Philippine Sea issues and call for the fast-tracking of big-ticket Chinese projects

CHINA-BOUND. President Rodrigo Duterte boards a plane bound for the People's Republic of China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on August 28, 2019. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential photo

How Duterte's China trip could help the economy

Oct 18, 2016 - 6:18 PM

The Philippines infrastructure agricultural sector and consumer firms all stand to benefit from stronger economic ties with the Asian superpower

NO BARGAINS. President Duterte agrees with Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio that conceding Philippine sovereignty to foreign powers is an impeachable offense. Photo by KING RODRIGUEZ/Presidential Photo

Duterte before China trip: Let's not dwell on Scarborough Shoal

Oct 10, 2016 - 5:40 PM

But the President says he will ask China to allow Filipino fishermen to fish in the West Philippine Sea

PLIGHT OF FISHERMEN. President Duterte says he hopes China will allow Filipino fishermen to fish in Scarborough Shoal. File photo by Ace Morandante/PPD