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Duterte tells China he had no hand in ICC complaint vs Xi

Mar 28, 2019 - 1:15 PM

In a meeting with an official of China's Communist Party, President Rodrigo Duterte says he 'cannot stop' people from filing cases as the Philippines is a democratic country

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for posterity with Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, who paid a courtesy call on the President at Matina Enclaves in Davao City on March 27, 2019. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un greets Chinese official, calls for stronger ties

Apr 15, 2018 - 4:58 PM

(UPDATED) Song Tao, head of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee's international department, meets with Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang

China, North Korea talk up ties despite nuclear tensions

Nov 18, 2017 - 3:44 PM

A brief report by North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency says China wants to 'develop the traditional friendly relations between the two parties and countries'

Top North Korea official visits China in bid to mend ties

May 31, 2016 - 8:39 PM

Relations between North Korea and China are sour following Pyongyang s internationally condemned nuclear tests with Beijing supporting UN sanctions against its isolated neighbor

RI SU YONG. Ri Su Yong, Minister for Foreign Affairs of North Korea, delivers his statement during the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 1, 2016. Photo by Laurent Gillieron/EPA