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
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
BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday extended condolences to his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, over Typhoon Rai (local name Odette) that battered the Philippines last week.
Xi said he was shocked to learn that the Philippines was hit by the typhoon that caused heavy casualties and property losses.
On behalf of the Chinese government and people as well as in his own name, Xi expressed deep condolences to the victims of the disaster and extended sincere sympathies to the bereaved families and the injured.
China is ready to provide assistance to the Philippine side within its capacity, Xi said, adding he believes that the people in the disaster areas will surely defeat the disaster and rebuild their homes.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that as of Tuesday morning, the casualty count from the typhoon has climbed to 156, with 37 missing and 275 injured. (Xinhua)
President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday declared a state of calamity in areas battered by Typhoon Odette, particularly Mimaropa (Region 4-B), Western Visayas (Region 6), Central Visayas (Region 7), Eastern Visayas (Region 8), Northern Mindanao (Region 10), and Caraga (Region… Read More
BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday extended condolences to his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, over Typhoon Rai (local name Odette) that battered the Philippines last week.Xi said he was shocked to learn that the Philippines was hit by the typhoon that caused heavy… Read More
May 5, 2021
MANILA – Chinese President Xi Jinping said former Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio and former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario practically gave Philippine islands as a “gift” to China, President Rodrigo Duterte said.In a pre-recorded speech late Monday night,… Read More
April 29, 2021
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday reassured Filipinos that the Philippines’ sovereign rights over the hotly-contested West Philippine Sea (WPS) would not be compromised, even if China is the country’s “friend.”“China, let it be known, is a good… Read More