Beijing says ties with Manila can flourish despite sea feud

Jul 22, 2015

Beijing says ties with Manila can flourish despite sea feud

The Chinese ambassador in Manila said Wednesday that trade between China and the Philippines grew last year despite their protracted territorial conflicts, providing hope their relations could flourish even as tensions remain. Ambassador Zhao Jianhua also played down reports that Chinese President Xi Jinping ...

Apr 13, 2015

Textbooks toe the government line

The government would do well to remember that uniform textbooks compiled by the state during and before World War II went hand in hand with Japan's militarism.

Mar 28, 2015

China's Xi preaches peace in keynote address

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday that turmoil at home or abroad were not in the country’s interests as its bitter past has shown, pledging that Beijing will never stray from its proclaimed path of peaceful development. Xi has jangled regional nerves with a ...

Ministers agree on leaders' summit

Mar 21, 2015

Ministers agree on leaders' summit

The foreign ministers of South Korea, Japan and China on Saturday agreed that a summit of their leaders, on hold for nearly three years because of tensions over history and territory, should be held soon to mend the countries’ frayed ties. The ministers were ...