Visiting Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr and Chinese President Xi Jinping review an honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on January 4, 2023. Photo: Xinhua via AP
Visiting Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr and Chinese President Xi Jinping review an honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on January 4, 2023. Photo: Xinhua via AP

China and Philippines agree on new channels to resolve South China Sea maritime disputes among their 14 new deals

  • After Xi-Marcos meeting, a joint statement says maritime issues do not comprise the ‘sum-total’ of relations between China and the Philippines
  • Philippine president says he and Xi discussed how to avoid ‘misunderstandings that could trigger a bigger problem than what we already have’

Visiting Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr and Chinese President Xi Jinping review an honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on January 4, 2023. Photo: Xinhua via AP
Visiting Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr and Chinese President Xi Jinping review an honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on January 4, 2023. Photo: Xinhua via AP
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