Chinese Envoy Says China To Support PH In Crackdown vs POGO-Related Crimes

Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian

The Chinese envoy said that the Chinese government “firmly” opposes gambling and takes tough measures in order to combat it. CHINESE ENVOY — Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian said that the Chinese government is supporting the Philippines in its crackdown on crimes related to operations of POGOs (Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators). Huang said in … Read more

Malacañang Says PH ‘Closely Monitoring’ China’s Actions Amidst Pelosi’s Visit To Taiwan

Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles

Malacañang: “We don’t make knee-jerk reactions because they could adversely affect international relations.” MALACAÑANG — The Palace said that the Philippines was “closely monitoring” China’s actions in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit. In a press briefing, Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said that the military and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) … Read more

Clarita Carlos Says Marcos Admin To Pursue “Critical Engagement” With China

Clarita Carlos and Bongbong Marcos

Clarita Carlos: “Yes, critical engagement with China would be the way to go” CLARITA CARLOS — The incoming National Security Adviser (NSA) said that the Marcos administration is eyeing to pursue a “critical engagement” with China. President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. named Carlos, a retired UP professor, as the next National Security Adviser. Carlos will … Read more

China Won’t Interfere In PH Elections — Chinese Envoy

Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian

China won’t interfere in the Philippine elections, according to a Chinese envoy. CHINA — On Saturday, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian ensured that China will not interfere in the Philippine elections on May 9, 2022. Huang was asked about China’s thoughts on the 2022 elections and to shed light on rumors that China … Read more

More Chinese Firms Added To US Trade Blacklist

US China

The US added more Chinese firms to its trade blacklist. The US government recently added more Chinese firms to its trade blacklist as the growing tensions between the two countries continued. CNN reported that the United States was piling more pressure on Chinese entities it claimed could undermine the country’s national security as the US … Read more

President Duterte Raises Issues Of Illegal Fishing, Coral Reef Protection During ASEAN-China Dialogue

President Duterte

President Duterte raised the issues of illegal fishing and coral reef protection during the ASEAN-China dialogue. President Rodrigo Duterte raised the issues of illegal fishing and coral reef protection during the ASEAN-China dialogue last October 26, 2021. During the President’s intervention in the 24th ASEAN-China Summit, which was part of the ongoing 38th and 39th … Read more