Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - China and the Philippines will search for oil and gas in the South China Sea without affecting each other’s position on “sovereignty and maritime rights and interests” in the disputed waters.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - China and the Philippines on Tuesday agreed to cooperate for the development of energy sources in the South China Sea as visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed that Beijing would work with Manila to “manage contentious issues” in the heavily disputed waterway.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Most Filipinos have anti-China sentiments on issues surrounding the West Philippine Sea territorial dispute, with four in five rejecting the administration’s inaction on China’s intrusion in Philippine waters, results of a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) — As soon as he stepped off the plane, visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday drew protests in the streets of Manila and on social media amid growing resentment over China’s militarisation in the South China Sea.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday promised to continue assisting the Philippines, calling it a “good and close neighbor for thousands of years” and a partner in development.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - “I always attend meetings. It’s my duty,” said Malaysia’s 93-year-old Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, a survivor of elective coronary bypass surgery, amid the “nap-gate” affair in Singapore.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Thousands of Filipino workers, including domestic helpers and English-language teachers, are expected to find employment in mainland China amid closer ties between Manila and Beijing, Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno said on Monday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - While it is “a reality” that China is “in possession” of the South China Sea, Malacañang clarifies that it does not mean ownership.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Opposition lawmakers have urged President Rodrigo Duterte to assert and uphold the Hague ruling on the West Philippine Sea (WPS) as Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Manila Tuesday morning for a two-day state visit, his first trip to the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte's administration.