Rappler's latest stories on philippines-china relations
'We'll consistently be present,' says United States Navy chief Admiral John Richardson
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says China is also interested in hiring some 2,000 Filipino teachers to teach English to Chinese students
Hindi trabaho ng Senado na maging sunod-sunuran sa lahat ng gusto ni Pangulong Duterte at pagbigyan ang lahat ng nais niya
If all the agreements are implemented by the Filipino and Chinese companies, they could bring in $12.2 billion worth of investments, says Malacañang
Ayala Corporation chairman and CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala says the Philippine-China industrial park will be built in Porac, Pampanga
(UPDATED) Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasizes 'good neighborliness,' while Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says allies should strengthen, 'not destroy,' each other
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping witness the signing of agreements on investment cooperation and funding for drug rehabilitation centers
Facing Chinese investors gathered in Taguig City, Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says China is in a 'class of its own'
Japan and Australia maintain their 'good' net trust ratings in a recent survey by polling firm Social Weather Stations
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says the Philippines protested the alleged mass harvesting of giant clams by Chinese vessels in Scarborough Shoal
'Iyon talagang nakakadismaya.... Talagang napaka-insensitive. Nakakatakot na ganito iyong magiging senador,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
'China should avoid performing acts that will place at risk the Filipino fishermen fishing in the disputed areas,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
On Araw ng Kagitingan, protesters say the Philippines needs a leader who is brave, not macho, in defending the country's rights in the West Philippine Sea
Respondents of the Social Weather Stations survey are asked whether they agree or disagree with the statement, 'Most of what the Chinese government wants to happen in the Philippines is good for the Filipinos'
Here’s a suggestion: if a candidate can’t be bothered to show up in debates and lay bare their ideas for all to see, let’s not vote for him or her
(UPDATED) 'China’s effort in opening up has really been a boost for the economies of the world,' says Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, whose presidency was marked by closer ties to China
In a meeting with an official of China's Communist Party, President Rodrigo Duterte says he 'cannot stop' people from filing cases as the Philippines is a democratic country
President Rodrigo Duterte downplays the impact of a case filed by former officials from the Philippines against Chinese President Xi Jinping at the International Criminal Court
(UPDATED) Senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares raises the alarm over the looming Chinese debt trap. The finance department shrugs off fears and says the Philippines can pay off the debt.
In total, approved investment pledges from all countries amounted to P179 billion in 2018, beating 2017’s P105.7 billion
Now the world's second biggest economy and a major power all around, China no longer hesitates to bully and cheat its way around client nations
Former president Benigno Aquino III relied heavily on the United States, while President Duterte swung hard toward China. Is there a middle ground?
That is, if China agrees to the terms in the template petroleum service contract of the Department of Energy, governed by Philippine laws
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo tells United States Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim that she is 'very proud' of American investments in Clark
'Disappointment comes to mind as expectations for their being trained in the law have not been reached,' says the President's spokesman
The agreement states that Belt and Road Initiative projects must have the 'strictest respect for national laws' and that there should be 'complete transparency'
Asked if the actions of the Chinese Coast Guard violate Philippine rights, Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says, 'We don't know it yet'
The document states that the Philippines and China will come up with joint oil and gas exploration agreements in one year
Saglit na panahon pa, mamamahinga na rin si Tatay. At tayong malakas pa ang magpapasan ng bunga ng pagbubugaw niya sa sambahayan.
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
The Duterte government must pause and consult the Filipino people about the increasing number of Chinese deals, out of sheer prudence and transparency, if anything else
'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
Chinese President Xi Jinping says there is wisdom in the saying, 'All creatures may grow together without harming each other'
Philippine and Chinese officials exchange 'memorandum of understanding on oil and gas development' during Xi Jinping's historic state visit
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo finds it suspicious that the survey was released hours before Chinese President Xi Jinping begins his state visit
The bulk of foreign direct investments and project loans still comes from traditional trade partners like Japan and the United States, and not from China
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
(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
(UPDATED) China saw President Benigno Aquino III as 'provocative' and former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as 'receptive,' an international think tank says
'We have every reason to believe that Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit will enormously boost China-Philippines relations in the new era and position our relations as a new model of international relations,' writes Ambassador Zhao Jianhua
Before attending the ASEAN-China Summit, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shares his views on the much-awaited Code of Conduct in the South China Sea
'I am privy to dialogue and talks within the executive department and slowly, we are realizing the fact that they do agree that those areas are ours,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III
But Malacañang says it still needs to 'validate' news reports quoting Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang about Beijing-controlled weather stations in the Spratlys
The Philippines' trade gap swells to $26 billion year-to-date, 65% higher than the $15.7-billion deficit in 2017
'The donation is a sincere appreciation to President Duterte’s policy on China,' says Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua
'In a purpose-driven foreign policy, how many doesn't really matter,' says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano as he is grilled by Senator Risa Hontiveros
'Hindi ba karapat-dapat lamang na maging kaibigan natin ang China?' says Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
'You cannot create an island and you say that the air above the artificial island is your own,' says President Rodrigo Duterte in a rare statement critical of Beijing
The Duterte administration lauds improving relations with China. Critics regret the government's inordinately forgiving foreign policy.