Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping has told a visiting Philippine envoy that he hopes ties hurt by a territorial row can recover, Xinhua said yesterday.Sunday, 23 September, 2012, 3:07am
A politician once jailed for plotting a military coup has held secret talks with China over a territorial row - a tactic that appears to have backfired amid bitter infighting.20 Sep 2012 - 4:46am
Heritage protection zones will be set up along the reefs of the Paracel Islands, Hainan's provincial government said yesterday.
The move follows Beijing's announcement last Thursday that a new city, named Sansha, will administer three island chains in the South China Sea and strengthen China's sovereignty claims.26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Amid the manoeuvring and megaphone diplomacy between Beijing and Manila over the disputed Scarborough Shoal, a potential legal time-bomb remains for China - even if the dispute eases.21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
I am writing concerning the international issue about the Chinese-Filipino diplomatic conflict about the sovereignty of the Scarborough Shoal - Huangyan Island for Chinese.
I believe the two countries' relationship will carry on getting worse if the Filipinos are not willing to comply with Beijing's requests and leave the disputed territory.5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
'China is swapang,' said taxi driver Steve Escoro, 38, using the Tagalog word for 'greedy'.
'They don't own it [Scarborough Shoal]; it's closer to our country than theirs, and they're trying to grab it.'17 May 2012 - 12:00am
The Philippine side has not realised that it is making serious mistakes
Deputy Foreign Minister Fu Ying on the stand-off at Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea
Austerity can no longer be inevitable!
Francois Hollande, after the Socialist rode to victory in France's presidential election13 May 2012 - 12:00am
Violet D'Mello13 May 2012 - 12:00am
Around 300 people staged a protest outside the Chinese embassy in Manila yesterday over an escalating territorial row in the South China Sea, a much smaller turnout than expected. In a counter-demonstration in Beijing, a small band of protesters rallied outside the Philippine embassy.12 May 2012 - 12:00am
Philippine officials and the Chinese embassy in Manila are once again talking to each other over the stand-off at Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, following a suspension lasting about two weeks, with Beijing demanding that Manila guarantee the safety of Chinese citizens ahead of anti-China protests today.11 May 2012 - 12:00am