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Duterte the patron knows what a patron expects – debt of gratitude, acquiescence despite being wronged, and the unconditional acceptance that the patron will make up for mistakes, one way or the other
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo dispels criticism that the Duterte administration is a slave to China
It's only a reprieve. Critics warn against the implementation of the planned oil and gas deal that commits Manila to a cooperation scheme with Beijing in the West Philippine Sea.
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says the oil and gas deal with China 'wasn't being pushed' by President Rodrigo Duterte himself
(UPDATED) Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says he needs China's permission to release the complete oil deal signed during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping
The Chinese President's visit leaves Filipinos with more questions than answers
Wardrobe pains aside, President Rodrigo Duterte's eldest daughter says she was happy to have a chance to personally thank Chinese leader Xi Jinping for visiting the Philippines
The Palace says no copies of signed agreements have been released because the office in charge, the Department of Foreign Affairs, has been busy with Chinese President's Xi Jinping's second day of activities
Up to the last minute, uncertainty clouded what kind of oil and gas deal would come out of Xi's state visit. The MOU appears to be a softer version of the framework earlier prepared.
Lawmakers like Arthur Yap and Sonny Belmonte, leaders of Filipino-Chinese groups, and even a reporter from a Chinese television station are guests at the state dinner
Philippine and Chinese officials exchange 'memorandum of understanding on oil and gas development' during Xi Jinping's historic state visit
President Duterte says the Philippines is ready for a 'new chapter of openness' but emphasizes that the relationship with China must be in the spirit of 'respect for sovereign equality'
Filipino-Chinese families gather outside President Xi Jinping's hotel to catch a glimpse of the visiting leader as cops in riot gear guard the streets to deter protests
Various groups gather outside the Chinese Embassy in Makati City on the first day of President Xi Jinping's Manila visit to assert the Philippines' sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea
Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio says that Chinese explorer Zheng He 'never visited the Philippines' as Chinese President Xi Jinping claimed
Malacañang sees the value in pressuring China to abide by the 2016 Hague ruling even as President Rodrigo Duterte himself has said that doing so would only provoke China
Malacañang gives assurances that, regardless of the origin of a draft agreement, Philippine government officials will have studied the document carefully
The meeting between DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr and China Telecom Chairman Yang Jie coincides with Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Manila
'China stands ready to work with the Philippines for even greater progress in our relations,' says Chinese President Xi Jinping as he arrives in Manila for a state visit
(UPDATED) 'Our relations have now seen a rainbow after the rain,' says Xi Jinping, the first Chinese president to make a state visit to the Philippines in 13 years
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo finds it suspicious that the survey was released hours before Chinese President Xi Jinping begins his state visit
Given its stature and power, Your Excellency, it is imperative that China play its proper role in adhering to the rule of law to preserve stability, security, and peace in the world so that we may all continue to pursue our aspirations for development and progress
As Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Manila, Rappler takes a look at how Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's 'pivot' to China has materialized
(UPDATED) The framework for joint exploration of South China Sea's oil and gas resources could be the highlight of Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the Philippines
Users change their profile pictures on social media to the adorable yellow bear ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the Philippines
NCRPO chief Police Director Guillermo Eleazar says 'extensive' security and coordination preparations were done for the Chinese president’s upcoming Philippine visit
Highlights of the Chinese President's November 20 to 21 visit to Manila include a state banquet hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte and courtesy calls by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Senate President Vicente Sotto III
Chinese President Xi Jinping's leadership is driven by his vision of the 'Chinese dream' – the great renewal and rejuvenation of the Chinese nation in all aspects
News, analysis, and videos on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to the Philippines, November 20-21, 2018
Remember the duet of Fidel V. Ramos and Jiang Zemin, or the awkward walk of Noynoy Aquino and Xi Jinping?
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is visiting the Philippines, shares many things in common with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
The last Chinese president to make a state visit to the Philippines was Hu Jintao in 2005, during the Arroyo administration which also enjoyed strong ties with Beijing
'There has been a culture of impunity for a long time, and it is getting worse,' says Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox as she arrives in Melbourne
The OP budget for 2019, 12% higher than in 2018, allots P2.5 billion for President Duterte's confidential and intelligence funds
The public so far relies only on the word of President Rodrigo Duterte and his spokesmen as to the real state of his health
At least 4 agreements are expected to be signed between the Philippines and South Korea during the official visit of President Rodrigo Duterte from June 3 to 5
(UPDATED) Senators expect Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III to provide the kind of protective leadership that Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III failed to show when his party mate, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, attacked the Senate
'Gagawin niya ba tayong probinsiya ng China? ....Eh di sana pala pumunta rin ako kay Xi Jinping,' says ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, as she also mocks President Rodrigo Duterte's China ties
The President and the Vice President have very minimal requirements for eligibility. As such, there are very limited grounds to use a quo warranto petition against them.
(UPDATED) 'Ang desisyon ng Kataas-taasang Hukuman na paboran ang quo warranto petition ay tahasang pagyurak sa pinakasagradong institusyon ng ating bayan: Ang ating Saligang Batas,' says Vice President Leni Robredo on the Chief Justice's ouster
President Rodrigo Duterte's latest net worth increases by about P1 million compared to his previous Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth
President Rodrigo Duterte makes a sexist remark against IMF chief Christine Lagarde after the multilateral lender released its World Economic Outlook
'The quo warranto case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno...can be the final blow to the ideal of justice we all depend on…. [It] is not just her fight, it is our fight,' the Vice President says at the Free the Courts forum
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo's net trust rating declines in all 4 major geographical areas nationwide, based on a new Social Weather Stations survey
(UPDATED) Next year's elections will test if President Rodrigo Duterte's endorsement is the magic that can give his relatively unknown allies a fighting chance
Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri works out a timeline to fulfill President Rodrigo Duterte's wish to sign the law creating the new Bangsamoro region in June
'Iyong success ng administrasyon ng ating Pangulo, wala naman doong ibang makikinabang [kundi] tayong mga Pilipino. Kaya iyon ang pinaka-birthday wish ko sa kanya,' says Vice President Leni Robredo on the
Vice President Leni Robredo slams Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II for tagging critics, including Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña, as drug protectors. Osmeña was a friend of Robredo's late husband.