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The app's name – 'Xuexi Qiangguo' or 'Study to Make China strong' – is a pun as the Chinese word for studying, Xuexi, can also be read as 'Study Xi'
President Tsai Ing-wen is responding to recent comments by Wu Den-yih, head of the main opposition Kuomintang, that his party would pursue a peace treaty with Beijing if it were to regain power in 2020
'It's natural that any sitting president wants to do more for the country and wants to finish things on his or her agenda,' Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen says
The world's two biggest economies aim to at least end the discussions on deep trade differences with enough goodwill to avoid an escalation of their tariff war
Xi Jinping will meet on Friday, February 15, with US officials who are in the capital for crunch talks towards a trade deal, the South China Morning Post reports
The two sides have just a month remaining in a 90-day truce declared in December. Should the talks fail, US import duties on $200 billion in Chinese imports are due to more than double on March 2.
Taiwan's navy shows off its new, long-range surveillance drone, the 'Rui Yuan' (Sharp Hawk), which officials say can fly for 12 hours and is now helping to monitor movements in the disputed strait between Taiwan and China
An open letter from a group of former diplomats and academics says both Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor worked to improve understanding of China and to promote better relations with the world
(3rd UPDATE) President Xi Jinping says China 'supports the DPRK and the United States holding summits and achieving results'
An American delegation has been in Beijing since January 7, for the first sit-down talks since Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to a 3-month truce on December 1
(UPDATED) The trip is at Xi Jinping's invitation and is set to run until January 10
(UPDATED) Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen accuses China of waging a 'deliberate campaign' to undermine the island's democracy by refusing to talk to her government
Word of the meeting on January 7 and 8 follows small signs of progress while the two sides work to ease trade tensions by March 1
(UPDATED) President Tsai Ing-wen warns Beijing that Taiwan's people would never give up the kind of freedoms unseen on the authoritarian mainland.
President Xi Jinping insists that the island be reunified with the mainland
Disruption comes to Asia in the Year that Was
Trump hails his 'solid friendship' with China's Xi, despite the ongoing trade war between the two countries
Chinese President Xi Jinping expresses hope that 'both teams can meet each other halfway and reach an agreement beneficial to both countries and the world as early as possible,' reports Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping leads a ceremony at Beijing's imposing Great Hall of the People to mark the anniversary of the launch of 'reform and opening up'
Xi Jinping vows to press ahead with economic reforms but makes clear that Beijing will not deviate from its one-party system or take orders from any other country
With 5G's rollout expected to gain pace in coming years, the race to dominate standards and control security and data traffic underpins much of the current high-tech rivalry between the United States and China, technology experts say
Traders are initially buoyed by the apparent deal agreed at the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires but questions are quickly raised about the details – and whether the world's top two economies could actually resolve their differences
The Chinese commerce ministry lauds Donald Trump's talks with Xi Jinping at the weekend as 'successful' and says it is 'confident' that their agreement will be implemented
The US president tweets: 'The negotiations with China have already started. Unless extended, they will end 90 days from the date of our wonderful and very warm dinner with President Xi in Argentina.'
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says US and China held 'very specific discussions' in Buenos Aires on December 1 on steps to defuse their conflict
At their dinner meeting in Buenos Aires, Trump and Xi Jinping agree to suspend any new tariffs and give negotiators 90 days to strike a deal
Both US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping express optimism over finding a solution to their ongoing trade war
US President Donald Trump sounds upbeat about making progress with Chinese President Xi Jinping after weeks of dire warnings
Shortly before the summit kicks off, Donald Trump's 'America First' charge will bear fruit with the signing in Buenos Aires of a successor to the North American free trade pact NAFTA
The team discusses on Thursday, November 29, Xi Jinping's state visit and Rappler's efforts to combat disinformation
'China's aggressive, state-directed industrial policies are causing severe harm to US workers and manufacturers,' says US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer
Trump is due to meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires for a working dinner at the Group of 20 summit
Malacañang releases 7 of the 29 agreements signed between the Philippines and China during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit. See the released documents here.
Saglit na panahon pa, mamamahinga na rin si Tatay. At tayong malakas pa ang magpapasan ng bunga ng pagbubugaw niya sa sambahayan.
Starting with Japanese Prime Minister Abe's official visit, President Duterte has hosted 4 other leaders, including Xi Jinping. How do these visits compare to one another?
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Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio and Ambassador Albert del Rosario agree that 'nothing is being given away' in the oil deal between the Philippines and China
China is the second major user of the Panama Canal after the United States
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.
The forum – Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea: Navigating the Diplomatic Waters – brings together high-level officials, diplomats, and experts on the issue
‘They are in our land. This is our country. Perhaps that was just a show of respect to the guest,’ says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
Loans from China are not moving as fast as many expected, but government officials say there's an upside to that
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
Politicians and businessmen make their way in to see Chinese President Xi Jinping and other Chinese officials at the posh hotel in Taguig City
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Sa pagbisita niya sa Pilipinas, inihahalintulad ni Xi Jinping si Rodrigo Duterte kay Jose Rizal
The lone presence of the Chinese flag during the welcome ceremony and review of the guards by the 2 presidents is unlike any other state visit