An offshore oil platform and its supply ship in the northern waters of the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
An offshore oil platform and its supply ship in the northern waters of the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese minister hopes Philippines will revive talks on oil, gas deals in South China Sea

  • Liu Jianchao, head of the CCP’s diplomatic arm, says the maritime row shouldn’t come between the countries as Beijing moves towards a ‘golden era’ in ties with Manila
  • The previous Duterte administration had terminated talks over joint energy exploration deals in the South China Sea, citing constitutional constraints

An offshore oil platform and its supply ship in the northern waters of the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
An offshore oil platform and its supply ship in the northern waters of the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
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