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China hits out at ‘bullying’ US over new tariffs

BEIJING – China on Saturday angrily hit out at the latest US tariff hikes on its goods, saying a “bullying” Washington would eventually “eat its own bitter fruit”. European leaders have also warned US President Donald Trump of the dangers ...

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China to impose new tariffs on $75 bn of US imports

Vanessa Kummer checks the quality of their 2018 soybean crops on the family farm near Colfax, North Dakota, US on Aug. 6, 2019. Dan Koeck, Reuters BEIJING, China—China announced Friday it will hit US soybeans, lobsters, peanut butter and other ...

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Duterte to visit China on Aug. 28 to Sep. 1; skips Fujian province

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte will visit China on Aug. 28 to Sep. 1, a day shorter than the schedule earlier released to the media, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday. The President will no longer go to Fujian ...

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China hinimok ang Pilipinas na ipagbawal ang online gambling

[embedded content] Kung China ang masusunod, mas gugustuhin nitong i-ban na ng Pilipinas ang lahat ng online gambling dito sa bansa. Pero para sa Malacañang, sa ngayon, legal ang online gambling at si Pangulong Duterte lang ang makapag-uutos kung iba-ban ...

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Carpio: China warships passing PH waters don’t need clearance under UNCLOS

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte’s new directive requiring foreign warships to get clearance before passing through Philippine waters goes against the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).  The Philippines should instead push for the enactment ...

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Probe of China plans for 3 PH islands sought

MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers from the militant party list group Bayan Muna on Tuesday asked the House of Representatives to investigate development plans for three islands, supposedly with Chinese funding, that have drawn objections from national security officials. In a ...

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‘I am the Chosen One’: Trump defends China trade war

Trump has slapped steep tariffs on $ 250 billion in Chinese goods, with a further $ 300 billion in imports targeted for new duties in two more rounds, September 1 and December 15. Bryan Woolston, Reuters US President Donald Trump ...

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Carpio fact-checks Cayetano: Only China claims part of PH EEZ

MANILA, Philippines–Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio refuted the claim of House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano that Malaysia and Vietnam occupy more islands in the West Philippine Sea than China. Cayetano said Malaysia and Vietnam have occupied more islands than China. ...

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PH can’t beat ASEAN neighbors in attracting businesses moving out of China: economist

[embedded content] US President Donald Trump reconsidered the United States’ trade war with China after grasping its detrimental effects on American tech giant Apple. But one economist believes the Philippines could still benefit from the protracted trade row despite the ...

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US Air Force monitors China, Russia exercises in S. China Sea

MANILA – The United States will continue to monitor the South China Sea, US Air Force chief said Monday as he reiterated Washington’s commitment to its mutual defense treaty with Manila and expressed concern over the actions of Beijing in ...

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