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‘Constructive, peaceful’ talks between PH, China vital: Duterte

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   VIRTUAL SUMMIT. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte speaks during the Communist Party of China (CPC) and World Political Parties Summit via video link on Tuesday (July 6, 2021).  Duterte valued the friendship and ties between CPC and the Philippines’ ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) which he chairs. (Screengrab from Facebook) MANILA … Continue reading

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Duterte leaves for 5th China visit

Duterte leaves for 5th China visit By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night left for his fifth visit to Beijing upon the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, Duterte’s former aide, said the President departed Manila at around 6:45 p.m. According to a Palace statement, … Continue reading

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2 deals signed after Duterte-Xi bilateral meeting in Beijing

2 deals signed after Duterte-Xi bilateral meeting in Beijing By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Two formal agreements were signed between the Philippines and China during President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth trip to Beijing, China to attend the 2nd Belt and Road Forum, Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador said the two agreements … Continue reading