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China to Duterte admin: 'Work in unison with us'

Jul 06, 2016 - 7:17 PM

China also criticizes the Aquino administration for taking the wrong path in the dispute over the West Philippine Sea South China Sea

'LET’S TALK.' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urges talks with China during his speech at the anniversary of the Philippine Air Force on July 5, 2016. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

China rejects US claim of 'unsafe' spy plane intercept

May 19, 2016 - 6:30 PM

A rivalry between China and the United States is mounting in the disputed waterway an important shipping route thought to be home to vast energy deposits and which Beijing claims almost in its entirety

PENTAGON This undated US Department of Defense (DoD) image shows an aerial view of the Pentagon in Washington, DC. File photo by US Department of Defense/Handout/AFP

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Mar 11, 2016 - 12:35 PM

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Beijing rejects South China Sea arbitration as hearing starts

Nov 24, 2015 - 6:47 PM

Our position is clear: We will not participate to or accept the arbitration says China s Foreign Ministry spokesman

SLAMMING CRITICS. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei says Beijing will 'not accept' a judicial arbitration in the disputed South China Sea, which China is claiming in its entirety. File photo by AFP

Building in Spratlys? PH 'can't even fix Manila airport'

May 01, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Denying China s claims the Philippines says it simply wants to undertake some repairs and maintenance on its existing runway in the South China Sea

DAMAGED FACILITIES. The Philippines' Rancudo Air Field on Pag-asa Island (left) and the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila (right) both need repairs. File photo of NAIA by Agence France-Presse

Philippines to ASEAN: 'Speak in one voice' vs reclamation

Apr 21, 2015 - 2:50 PM

At the upcoming ASEAN Summit Philippines will stress the progress of China s reclamation activities since Manila raised the alarm in 2014

'ONE VOICE' SOUGHT. Leaders of ASEAN member countries join hands during the 24th ASEAN Summit Plenary in Myanmar on May 11, 2014. File photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

China hits planned ASEAN move vs reclamation

Apr 21, 2015 - 9:15 AM

This comes as Philippine President Benigno Aquino III plans to raise China s reclamation activities as his main topic at the upcoming ASEAN summit

SLAMMING CRITICS. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei says critical Southeast Asian countries shouldn't damage ties between China and ASEAN. File photo by AFP

China dismisses Aquino's call to fear Beijing

Apr 15, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Chinese foreign ministry: Construction does not impact or target any other countries or threaten the security of international shipping lanes and fishing activities

SUBJECT OF PROTESTS. A photo obtained by Rappler shows the status of reclamation activities in Keenan (Chigua) Reef in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) as of December 12, 2014.

China hits Philippines over extended oil drilling

Jul 11, 2014 - 4:29 PM

The Philippines extends the permit of Forum Energy a Pangilinan led company to conduct oil drilling activities in the disputed South China Sea

'FURTHER DAMAGE.' Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei warns the Philippines about submitting its historic pleading against Beijing. File photo by AFP

PH on China: Judge us by actions, not words

Apr 04, 2014 - 2:30 PM

The Philippines deflects China s barrage of propaganda since the day Manila filed a historic pleading against Beijing

HISTORIC PLEADING. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario announces on March 30, 2014, that Manila has filed a nearly 4,000-page memorial against Beijing. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

China's strategy vs PH: Trial by publicity

Apr 04, 2014 - 9:01 AM

UPDATED Out of court China wages legal warfare against the Philippines

China: Ayungin trip betrays PH intent

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:13 AM

It s a political provocation that works against Manila s interests Beijing says

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Mar 31, 2014 - 8:35 PM

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China rejects PH case, invokes int'l law

Mar 31, 2014 - 10:33 AM

Beijing rejects Manila s 4 000 page pleading arguing that its position on the territorial dispute is solidly based on international law

PH strikes back, files pleading vs China

Mar 30, 2014 - 3:10 PM

3rd UPDATE It is about securing our children s future Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario says as Manila files a 4 000 page memorial

China slams PH 'hype' over West PH Sea

Mar 30, 2014 - 8:08 AM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario is expected to announce that Manila has filed a formal plea before the UN arbitration tribunal

DAVID VS GOLIATH. A much smaller Philippine ship arrives at the disputed Ayungin Shoal. Photo by AFP

China warns PH about further damage to ties

Mar 28, 2014 - 1:23 PM

The warning comes days before Manila submits its historic pleading against Beijing

China digs up details vs PH on Ayungin

Mar 18, 2014 - 7:09 AM

Prepare for consequences China says as it warns the Philippines against further possible provocations in the South China Sea

China: Japan stoking tensions with air defense rumors

Feb 02, 2014 - 2:11 PM

China criticizes Japan after its media reported that Beijing is drafting proposals for an air defense identification zone over the South China Sea

China denies 'concrete facilities' in Panatag

Sep 05, 2013 - 8:02 PM

Besides Beijing says the disputed shoal is China s inherent territory

92 VESSELS? Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei denies China has 92 vessels in Scarborough Shoal. File photo from China Foreign Ministry

China hopes talks will improve ties with PH

Oct 18, 2012 - 10:03 PM

Manila and Beijing hold a new round of high level talks in Manila on Friday October 19

MENDING FENCES. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei. Photo from Chinese Foreign Ministry official website

China: What 92 vessels in Scarborough?

May 24, 2012 - 9:27 AM

China says it only has 20 vessels in Scarborough Shoal contrary to the Philippines claim that it has 92

92 VESSELS? Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei denies China has 92 vessels in Scarborough Shoal. File photo from China Foreign Ministry

PH-China talks resume

May 11, 2012 - 8:40 AM

The resumption comes amid anti China protests launched Friday

PH-CHINA TALKS. The two countries will begin to negotiate again weeks after the talks were suspended.

China: 'Weird' to bring dispute to int'l court

May 09, 2012 - 2:44 PM

This statement comes over a week after the Philippines won its first territorial victory before the UN

INT'L COURT? Weird prospect, China says.