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12/03/2021 06:49:01 pm

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Manila not Inclined to Implement July 12 Ruling 'Forcefully' Against China

Manila not Inclined to Implement July 12 Ruling 'Forcefully' Against China

Following a recent survey that showed 84 percent of Filipinos want Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to assert his country's rights over its territories in the South China Sea, a high-ranking official has said that Manila continues to pursue the diplomatic route to assert its claims in the disputed maritime region.

Sino-Philippine Ties Put to the Test Over China's Military Buildup in the Spratlys

Sino-Philippine Ties put to the Test Over China's Military Buildup in the Spratlys

China and the Philippines face a new challenge to their diplomatic ties after Manila filed a mild protest before the Chinese Embassy last month over Beijing's reported military buildup on the islands and reefs in the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.

China, Philippine Naval Forces Pursue Maritime Cooperation in South China Sea

China, Philippine Naval Forces Pursue Maritime Cooperation in South China Sea

The Chinese and Philippine coast guards met on Friday and discussed maritime cooperation on the disputed South China Sea following the Philippines' earlier announcement that it would temporarily set aside its conflict with the Asian giant on the disputed waters.

Duterte Wants Oil Sharing Agreement with China in the Disputed South China Sea

Duterte Wants Oil Sharing Agreement with China in the Disputed South China Sea

Citing Manila's inability to put up a fight with China, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he would instead pursue economic opportunities with Beijing including sharing any oil resources with the Asian giant in areas in the South China Sea where their claims overlap.

Duterte not Keen on Protesting China's Militarization of the South China Sea

Duterte not Keen on Protesting Against China's Militarization of the South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said that Manila would not protest against China's militarization of the disputed South China Sea despite the latter's reported installation of weapons systems on the artificial islands it has built in the disputed strategic waterway.

Philippines Sets Aside South China Sea Dispute With Beijing

Philippines Sets Aside South China Sea Dispute With Beijing

Manila is setting aside its South China Sea dispute with Beijing for the meantime and will instead focus on enhancing the other aspects of their relations such as trade, commerce, and political affairs.

Beijing to Supply Manila with Weapons for Use in Drug War

Beijing to Supply Manila with Weapons for Use in Drug War, Anti-Terrorism Campaign

China has committed to supplying arms to the Philippines to help President Rodrigo Duterte wage his controversial war on drugs that has killed over 5,000 suspected drug pushers and users in just a span of six months.

Duterte  called Trump to congratulate him on his victory and Trump wished him “success” in his fight against drug.

Duterte, Trump had a 'Very Engaging and Animated' Phone Talk: Report

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte described his phone call with US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday as "encouraging," according to his aide on Friday night after the two leaders had a very "engaging and animated" talk.

President Xi Reassures Duterte Continuous Access to Scarborough Shoal by Filipino Fishermen

President Xi Reassures Duterte of Continuous Access to Scarborough Shoal for Filipino Fishermen

Chinese President Xi Jinping has reassured Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that Filipino fishermen would continue to have access to the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea as he urged both Beijing and Manila to engage in maritime cooperation in the strategic waterway.

Chinese Coast Guard Leave Scarborough Shoal After Duterte's China Visit

Chinese Coast Guard Leaves Disputed Scarborough Shoal Following Duterte's China Visit

Philippine defense officials say Chinese ships have left the Scarborough Shoal in the disputed South China Sea, enabling Filipino fishermen to resume fishing without fear of harassment since China seized control of the shoal in 2012.

President Xi Looks Forward to Visiting Manila Upon Philippine President Duterte's Invitation

President Xi Looks Forward to Visiting Manila Upon Philippine President Duterte's Invitation

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that he is looking forward to visiting the Philippines after accepting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's invitation.

China, Philippines Agree on Future Bilateral Talks Solely to Resolve South China Sea Dispute

China, Philippines Agree on Future Bilateral Talks to Resolve the South China Sea Dispute

Fresh from a successful four-day state visit to China, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said that Beijing and Manila have agreed to hold future talks to settle their dispute over territories in the South China Sea.

The Philippine government expressed gratitude to China for helping out Manila to boost its economy

Philippine President Duterte Takes Home a Bonanza of Deals From China Worth US$24 Billion

On the last day of his state visit to China, Philippine President Duterte on Friday signed more than 20 Memoranda of Understanding MOU) agreements with China worth US$24 billion. The deals included trade, investment, and other areas of mutual interest.

China Commits US$3 Billion to Finance Visiting Duterte's Infrastructure Projects

China Commits US$3-B to Fund Philippines' Infra Projects During Duterte's State Visit

President Rodrigo Duterte's state visit in China has already achieved a positive result, as the country has committed US$3 billion to fund the Philippines' infrastructure projects.

China Warns President Duterte not to Raise July 12 Ruling in Joint Talks

China Warns Philippine President Duterte not to Raise July 12 Ruling During Joint Talks

As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte begins his four-day visit to China starting on Tuesday, Beijing is watching the Philippine leader's actions which could serve as a test of his sincerity to repair Manila's ties with the world's second largest economy.

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