China will never allow the US to run amok in South China Sea waters, the People’s Daily asserted in a commentary on Sunday after a US Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS Decatur, sailed through the waters of the Xisha Islands on Friday without the Chinese approval.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated his opposition to foreign interference in the South China Sea, warning that such unwelcome overtures would pose a great threat to regional stability.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has arrived in Beijing, beginning his 4-day state visit to China.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said that his country expects to boost traditional friendship with China and further bilateral trade and economic cooperation.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will make a four-day state visit to China next week, bringing along a 250-member business delegation, and a number of deals are expected to be signed.
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says that his country can get by without U.S. military aid.
Lorenzana made the remarks at a foreign correspondents’ forum where he also called for a reassessment of relations between the Philippines and the United States.