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China pushes for joint probe into PH boat sinking

Jun 20, 2019 - 7:10 PM

China echoes Duterte government officials pushing for a joint Philippines-China investigation into the sinking of a Filipino boat by a Chinese ship in Recto Bank

DAMAGED. Filipino fishing boat Gem-Ver is damaged after it was sunk by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea on June 9, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

China omits 'besieging' by PH boats in new statement

Jun 18, 2019 - 11:04 AM

For the first time since the Recto Bank issue erupted, China also sends its sympathies to the 22 Filipino fishermen of the boat sunk by a Chinese ship

CHINA SPOKESMAN. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang takes a question from the media during a press conference in Beijing on July 13, 2016. File photo by AFP

Spratlys part of China territory? Malacañang reminds Beijing of Hague ruling

Apr 12, 2019 - 9:59 PM

'China should avoid performing acts that will place at risk the Filipino fishermen fishing in the disputed areas,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo

China offers to help Venezuela restore power after vast blackout

Mar 13, 2019 - 8:40 PM

(UPDATED) 'China is willing to offer assistance and technical support to Venezuela to restore the power system,' says foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang

BLACKOUT. View of Caracas during a partial power outage on March 9, 2019. File photo by Matias Delacroix/AFP

China slams 'provocative' U.S. sail-by in Taiwan Strait

Feb 26, 2019 - 6:30 PM

'We resolutely oppose some of the provocative actions taken by the US that are not conducive to the stability of the Taiwan Strait, and to the China-US relations,' says China foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang

AFTER US SAIL-BY. In this file photo, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang speaks to the media during a press conference in Beijing on July 13, 2016. File photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

Japan PM Abe to make rare China visit

Oct 12, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Shinzo Abe will visit from October 25 to 27 and mark the 40th anniversary of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the two nations

ABE IN CHINA? This file photo shows Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership during the 31st ASEAN summit at Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City Manila. File photo by Russell Palma/Pool photo

China slams 'irresponsible' Trump accusations over North Korea

Aug 25, 2018 - 8:15 PM

'All parties concerned should... show more sincerity and flexibility, instead of being capricious and put the blame on others,' says Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang

SPOKESMAN. In this file photo, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang speaks to the media during a press conference in Beijing on July 13, 2016. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

Malaysia to shelve China-backed projects worth $22B

Aug 22, 2018 - 7:57 AM

The projects include a railway connecting Malaysia's east coast to southern Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, and two gas pipelines

SHELVED. Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad adjusts his earphones during a joint press conference with China's Premier Li Keqiang (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on August 20, 2018. Photo by How Hwee Young/AFP

Samoa rejects China Pacific debt forgiveness call

Aug 20, 2018 - 6:12 PM

Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi says asking for aid loans to be forgiven painted an 'unfaithful picture' of the recipient nation

REJECTING. Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi addresses the closing press conference of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), at Marlborough House in London on April 20, 2018. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

China rejects 'irresponsible' Pentagon report on bombers

Aug 18, 2018 - 8:21 PM

Beijing's military development was defensive in nature and intended to safeguard its territorial integrity, says foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang

Beijing says U.S. should 'abandon its biased views' of China

Oct 19, 2017 - 5:51 PM

Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang: 'We hope the US side can look at China's development and role in the international community in an objective way, and abandon its biased views of China'

LU KANG. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang takes a question from the media during a press conference in Beijing on July 13, 2016.  File photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

China sees 'no winner' in a war on Korean peninsula

Sep 26, 2017 - 5:31 PM

'A war on the Korean peninsula will have no winners and would be even worse for the region and regional countries,' foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang tells a regular news briefing

LU KANG. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang speaks to the media during a press conference in Beijing on July 13, 2016.  File photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

China jabs back at Trump's barb over South China Sea

Sep 20, 2017 - 7:15 PM

The spokesman also calls for 'restraint' in response to Trump's warning that he will 'totally destroy' North Korea if it threatens the US or its allies

LU KANG. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang takes a question from the media during a press conference in Beijing on July 13, 2016.  File photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

China defends repatriation of North Koreans

Jul 24, 2017 - 5:41 PM

Tomas Ojea Quintana the UN s special rapporteur on human rights in North Korea says he is alarmed by a surge in detentions and forced repatriations of North Koreans who are caught in China after making it across the border

LU KANG. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang speaks to the media during a press conference in Beijing on July 13, 2016. File photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

China says Hong Kong handover agreement 'no longer relevant'

Jun 30, 2017 - 11:34 PM

The remarks on June 30 come a day after UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson stressed Britain s commitment to the historic Sino Britain Joint Declaration which gave Hong Kong rights unseen on the mainland through a one country two systems agreement

HONG KONG. Photo by Roy Niekerk/Wikimedia Commons

Chinese warships to visit Davao Sunday

Apr 29, 2017 - 4:45 PM

The fleet is headed by Rear Admiral Shen Hao Deputy Commander of the East China Sea of the People s Liberation Army Navy

China hits PH over Lorenzana trip to Pag-asa

Apr 22, 2017 - 6:28 PM

UPDATED China says it is gravely concerned about and dissatisfied with this move by the Philippine government

PAG-ASA TRIP. Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana leads a trip to the disputed Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Screen grab from Rappler video

Kim Jong-Nam's body returned to North Korea – China

Mar 31, 2017 - 4:49 PM

The body of the DPRK citizen who died in Malaysia and relevant DPRK citizens have returned to the DPRK today via Beijing Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang says

BACK IN NORTH KOREA. A man watches a television showing news reports of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, in Seoul on February 14, 2017. File photo by Jung Yeon-Je/ AFP

China warns U.S. after Mattis says Senkakus covered by treaty

Feb 04, 2017 - 3:41 PM

The Senkaku islands known in China as the Diaoyus are at the center of a festering row between Tokyo and Beijing

ON US-JAPAN TREATY. US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) speaks to Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada (R) at the start of their meeting at the defense ministry in Tokyo on February 4, 2017. Photo by Franck Robichon/AFP

China vows 'decisive response' to sea provocations

Jul 14, 2016 - 7:12 PM

China which had already vowed to ignore Tuesday s verdict by the UN backed tribunal in The Hague responds with another firm warning that it was in no mood to back down

HONG KONG PROTEST. People gather in Hong Kong's Chater Garden to protest the United Nations Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague ruling on the West Philippine Sea in the Central District, Hong Kong, China, July 14, 2016. Photo by Alex Hofford/EPA

Beijing summons G7 envoys over South China Sea statement

Apr 13, 2016 - 8:47 PM

G7 foreign ministers issue a joint statement this week saying: We are concerned about the situation in the East and South China Seas and emphasize the fundamental importance of peaceful management and settlement of disputes

G7. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Fumio Kishida, John Kerry, Philip Hammond, Stephane Dion, and Federica Mogherini offer wreaths at the Memorial Cenotaph for the 1945 atomic bombing victims in Hiroshima Prefecture, western Japan, April 11, 2016. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/EPA