Rappler's latest stories on Xi Jinping Philippine visit news
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
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
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says the oil and gas deal with China 'wasn't being pushed' by President Rodrigo Duterte himself
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
Cooperation arrangements between the Philippines and China are outlined for the Davao City Expressway and Mindanao Railway projects
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.
'Our interests should always come first when we deepen relations with other nations,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
While Xi Jinping was walking along the red carpet in Malacañang, a crowd at the Chinese Consulate in Makati City was denouncing his visit to the Philippines
It's not been a red-carpet welcome for the Chinese leader online
President Rodrigo Duterte has visited China every year of his presidency, while he refuses to visit the United States
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
President Duterte, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and guests cap off the first day of state visit with a 4-course meal
Chinese President Xi Jinping says China will give another 50 scholarships for Filipinos, and donate 10,000 tons of rice for typhoon-stricken communities
Chinese President Xi Jinping says there is wisdom in the saying, 'All creatures may grow together without harming each other'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping witness the exchange of 29 documents – a mix of memoranda of understanding, letters, and commercial contracts
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'
(UPDATED) Chinese President Xi Jinping praises Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte 'for taking on Jose Rizal's mantle'
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
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
Ties between the Philippines and China stretch back centuries – but power and money can complicate (not necessarily destroy) even the closest of friendships
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo finds it suspicious that the survey was released hours before Chinese President Xi Jinping begins his state visit
Most Filipinos reject President Duterte's policy of inaction in the West Philippine Sea, according to a Social Weather Stations poll released on the day of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the Philippines
As Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Manila, Rappler takes a look at how Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's 'pivot' to China has materialized
Users change their profile pictures on social media to the adorable yellow bear ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the Philippines
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
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
President Rodrigo Duterte gives the assurance to Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua who expressed Beijing's concern about the reported US naval exercises in the South China Sea in November
Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to fly to the Philippines in late 2018, after he attends the APEC Summit in Papua New Guinea in November
Xi Jinping's visit will take place after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit from November 12 to 18 in Papua New Guinea