With the Philippine president ditching Washington for Beijing, the contest to control the South China Sea just got a lot more complicated.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the United States on Thursday, declaring he had realigned with China as the two agreed to resolve their South China Sea dispute through talks. Duterte made his comments in Beijing…
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his “separation” from the United States on Thursday, declaring that it had “lost” and he had realigned with China as the two agreed to resolve their South China Sea dispute through talks. Show More Summary
By Ben Blanchard BEIJING- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his “separation” from the United States on Thursday, declaring that it had “lost” and he had realigned with China as the two agreed to resolve their South China Sea dispute through talks. Duterte made his comments in China, where he is visiting with at least 200 […]
Duterte further distanced his country from its longtime ally the United States regarding foreign policy.
China and the Philippines have agreed to resume a dialogue on their dispute over the South China Sea, a senior Chinese diplomat said Thursday following talks between the countries' leaders. The move appeared to be a diplomatic victory for Beijing several months after an international arbitration...
The move appears to be a diplomatic victory for Beijing
Clinton said Trump has been "cavalier, even casual" about the use of nuclear weapons, and the idea that it would be acceptable for U.S. allies such as Japan and South Korea to acquire them on their own. Seoul says it paid 932 billion won ($851 million) last year to the United States, which was reportedly about half of what it costs to maintain U.S. Show More Summary
Authored by Pepe Escobar, originally posted op-ed via The South China Morning Post, So you think Donald Trump is the biggest threat to world peace? And Barack Obama engineered America’s “pivot to Asia”? It was actually Hillary Clinton,...Show More Summary
Located at the south side of the Workers Stadium East Gate in Beijing’s Central Business District, the China Philharmonic Hall will cover an 11,600-square-meter site with a total floor area of 26,578 square meters. The concert hall is envisioned as a “hidden gem” of Beijing and a place for peaceful respite in the city. Show More Summary
Beijing and Manila are reaching a landmark oil and gas exploration deal for South China Sea resources, said a prominent Manila-based newspaper on Wednesday morning, Beijing time. The move would further solidify Manila's shift from long-time ally the U.S. to China.
Two Japanese cabinet ministers visited a controversial war shrine Wednesday, after a mass visit by lawmakers angered China and South Korea which see it as a painful reminder of Tokyo's past aggression. The ministers -- internal affairs...Show More Summary
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte spent his first full day in China Wednesday, on a state visit that comes as he makes increasing overtures to Beijing while vocally scorning his US ally. Since taking office on June 30, Duterte has...Show More Summary
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China will consider giving Filipino fishermen conditional access to disputed waters in the South China Sea after the presidents of the two countries meet in Beijing this week, two Chinese sources with ties to the leadership said.
Dozens of Japanese lawmakers visited a controversial war shrine on Tuesday, in an annual pilgrimage that has angered China and South Korea, who see it as a painful reminder of Tokyo's warring past. A group of 85 politicians arrived at the leafy Yasukuni shrine in downtown Tokyo during a four-day autumn festival. Show More Summary
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