Category Archives: PHILIPPINE-CHINA RELATIONS

LOCSIN: PH terminated oil exploration talks with China

The Philippines was the one that initiated the termination of oil exploration talks with China, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. revealed Thursday.In his speech during the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) Foundation Day, Locsin said both sides tried to negotiate for… Read More

SEA ROW WON’T HINDER POSSIBLE PH-CHINA JOINT OIL DEAL

  The ongoing maritime row between the Philippines and China will not hinder plan to possibly hold a joint exploration for oil and gas resources in the disputed West Philippine Sea (WPS), Malacañang said on Tuesday.“Kaya nga po mayroong usapin na habang hindi pa nareresolba… Read More Also Read: CHINA EXPLORING OIL … Continue reading Sea row won’t hinder possible PH-China joint oil deal→

CHINA EXPLORING OIL IN DISPUTED SOUTH CHINA SEA

Chinese scientists drill in contested area amid rising tensions Chinese scientists have carried out deep-sea drilling in the disputed South China Sea to obtain sediment core, according to state media, a move that is expected to fuel tensions in the region. They retrieved the sediment core – measuring 231 metres (758 feet) – using a Chinese-made drilling … Continue reading CHINA EXPLORING OIL IN DISPUTED SOUTH CHINA SEA→

DFA FILES ANOTHER PROTEST VS. CHINA INCURSION INTO PHILIPPINE TERRITORY

100 Chinese vessels returns to Julian Felipe

MANILA – Some 100 illegal Chinese vessels had returned to Julian Felipe Reef, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday.In a statement, the agency said the swarming took place two months ago, prompting officials to lodge another diplomatic protest on April 4, barely a year after… Read Mor

Duterte, Xi seek peaceful resolution to Russia-Ukraine conflict

Deeply concerned” about the conflict

President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping have expressed hope for a peaceful settlement of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Malacañang said.This was after Duterte and Xi, in a telesummit, admitted that they were “deeply concerned” about the… Read More

 DUTERTE, XI JINPING to discuss possible spillover of Russia-Ukraine crisis to Asia

Virtual meeting set on April 8

The scheduled meeting between President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping on April 8 will only be held virtually, Malacañang said on Friday.This, after Duterte announced Thursday that he is set to hold a dialogue with Xi next week in light of the possible… Read More

Chinese vessels water cannon Pinoy supply boats in West Philippine Sea

The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), has expressed outrage after three Chinese Coast Guard vessels blocked and water cannoned two Filipino supply boats while en route to Ayungin Shoal (Second Thomas Shoal) this week.The agency said the incident… Read More

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WHOLE OF WEST PHILIPPINE SEA UNDER COUNTRY’S HANDS

PH didn’t surrender “a single inch of territory”

 August 31, 2021

MANILA – Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Tuesday said the Philippines has not surrendered a single inch of territory amid the country’s longstanding dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea (WPS).Locsin made the statement during the House appropriations committee’s… Read More