Philippines president says South China Sea row 'better left untouched'

Carrying placards declaring "Dump Trump" and "Down with U.S. Imperialism", the left-wing protesters were blocked by police in riot gear with shields and batons, and then showered with jets of water from a fire engine.

USA president Donald Trump (L) and Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte with wife Cielito Avancena during a photo session at a dinner marking the 50th birthday of ASEAN, on the eve of the 12th East Asia Summit.

Trump will meet Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila, where he will try to shore up relations strained by the mercurial Duterte's notorious anti-U.S. sentiment and his enthusiasm for better ties with Russian Federation and China.

Various sectoral groups staged a protest near the US embassy here on November 10, the second day in a row, in anticipation of the first visit by US President Donald Trump in time for the Asean summit on November 12. "See you tomorrow", Trump was quoted yesterday as telling Duterte when they bumped into each other during a break at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Forum here.

Duterte and Trump will likely talk about the North Korean threat and the overall security situation in the region, particularly the South China Sea dispute. I am a very good mediator, " the deal-making American leader told Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang during an official state visit.

Ahead of the next regional meetings, the ASEAN summit in Manila, Chinese state media reported that Xi pledged to work with China's ASEAN partners "to maintain peace and stability, as well as development and prosperity".

Mr Trump arrived in Hanoi to begin meetings, before flying to the Philippines to begin the ASEAN meeting and East Asia Summit.

Octodad Is Now Available On The Nintendo Switch
Just like on other platforms, the Hulu app itself is a free download with a free trial available to new users. We compared the Nintendo Switch version of Doom to the PC version on low and ultra settings.

"I just wanted to congratulate you because I am hearing of the unbelievable job on the drug problem", Trump said, not mentioning the thousands killed and global scorn.

Duterte also said he "might" raise the issue of the South China Sea dispute with Trump, alongside trade, Islamic extremism and terrorism, according to a statement.

The resource-rich disputed waters of the South China Sea have always been a bone of contention between the regional players - China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei.

His final stop is the Philippines.

Those comments angered human rights organizations, who see Trump's meeting with Duterte as validation from the United States that the controversial President's crackdown on drug use in the Philippines is acceptable. "The South China Sea, Taiwan, the East China Sea".

The framework seeks to advance a 2002 Declaration of Conduct (DOC) of Parties in the South China Sea.

Related News:

  • Several people feared dead after tourist ferry capsizes in Andhra

    Several people feared dead after tourist ferry capsizes in Andhra

    The tourism department of Andhra Pradesh had given permission for private agencies to operate boats to Bhavani Island regularly. Some of the survivors complained that the police that the boat was shaking right from moment it started from Bhavani Island.
    Veteran's Day parade Saturday

    Veteran's Day parade Saturday

    For those who can't attend, the Courier will be showing live video of the parade from the newspaper office on Main Street. A parade will begin at 10:45 a.m.at the corner of Lincoln Way and Cleveland Street and will proceed down Lincoln Way.

    United Kingdom growth will lag behind eurozone, says European Commission forecast

    The country with the lowest growth rate this year will be Italy - 1.5 percent - ahead of an uncertain electoral year. In its previous forecasts in May , the Commission counted on only a 1.9 percent growth this year and next year.
  • Three US aircraft carriers set for joint drill near Korea

    Three US aircraft carriers set for joint drill near Korea

    The deployment of the three nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in the region comes amid a visit by U.S. It is committed to maintain the security commitments for the next 70 years, the report added.
    Hungry panda 'photobombs' Melania Trump

    Hungry panda 'photobombs' Melania Trump

    On Friday, Melania had an opportunity to feed Gu Gu, the facility's celebrity panda, and learn about his nutrition and training. Earlier Friday, the Slovenian immigrant and former fashion model went to the Beijing zoo to check out a very important panda.
    Facebook trialling system to combat revenge porn

    Facebook trialling system to combat revenge porn

    Facebook then uses the photo-matching AI it's already been using when it automatically tags your face in images and the like. Anxious exes who fear their former partner is set on revenge porn will be urged to upload photographs of themselves nude.
  • Pixel 2 XL Screen Flashes When Locking or Unlocking, Some Users Report

    Pixel 2 XL Screen Flashes When Locking or Unlocking, Some Users Report

    After weeks of discussion, recent user comments suggest there is a temporary fix for the issue - blowing into the bottom speaker. After a series of flow in the Pixel 2 XL , the smaller sibling is now facing some issue related to the microphone.
    'Flexible' Pakistan allows wife to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav

    'Flexible' Pakistan allows wife to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav

    In May this year, India moved the International Court of Justice against the death sentence without giving him a fair trial. India had requested a Pakistani visa for Jadhav's mother, Avantika, who wanted to meet her son in Pakistan.
    Google readying Android app to manage storage, share files without internet

    Google readying Android app to manage storage, share files without internet

    Users can browse through all of your phone's content by downloads, received files, images, videos, audio, and documents. The app serves several key functions, including working as a storage manager to organize files and free up space.
  • Drinking Alcohol Can Cause Cancer, Doctors Warn

    Drinking Alcohol Can Cause Cancer, Doctors Warn

    The statement also highlights strategies that could tackle hardcore drinking and as a result, cancer incidence. This skews the data making the drinkers seem more healthy than they really are - relatively to non-drinkers.
    Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of 'grabbing' her inappropriately

    Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of 'grabbing' her inappropriately

    Blatter also famously argued in 2004 that players could boost the popularity of the women's game by wearing tighter shorts . Disgraced ex-Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been accused of sexual assault by veteran USA women's goalkeeper Hope Solo .
    Record Audiences Get Set to Make the 2017 Grand National the Biggest To Date

    Record Audiences Get Set to Make the 2017 Grand National the Biggest To Date

    For some , it will be a case of asking which horses have been at their most impressive this season that will give them the clues as to which Grand National horses to bet on .


Most liked

Morocco fans riot in Brussels and Paris
Patson Daka put Zambia in front in the 26th minute but Andre Zambo Anguissa equalised from outside the box five minutes later. The match witnessed several incidents involving Zaha, Doumbia, Serge Aurier against their opponents as tension heightened.

DeShone Kizer returns to Browns vs. Lions game
Kizer missed two second-half possessions after suffering a rib injury on a third-quarter hit from cornerback Quandre Diggs. The Browns had a second-and-10 when Kizer flared a pass to tight end Seth DeValve in the right flat for a nine-yard gain.

Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after Legionnaires' disease cases
It is treated with antibiotics and hospital care, but one in 10 of those who contract the disease dies from infection. Most cases of the infection start when people inhale microscopic water droplets containing legionella bacteria.

President Trump Strikes Back at 'Short and Fat' Kim Jong Un
This is the first time three carrier strike groups will operate together since 2007 during an exercise off the coast of Guam, according to the Navy.

Seven dead as 7.3 magnitude natural disaster hits Iraq
Iranian official says at least 30 people killed, more than 200 injured during natural disaster on Iran-Iraq border region. Iranian TV says Iraqi officials have reported at least six people dead on Iraq's side of the border from Sunday's quake.

AT&T may have to dump CNN to get Time Warner deal approved
There are many fine reasons for the Department of Justice to act against the impending $85 billion merger of AT&T and Time Warner. "I didn't make that decision", Trump told reporters, The Washington Post reported .

Nvidia is about to release its earnings (NVDA)
The shares price go up so far this year; showing a rise of 92.36% and dropped with negative flow of -0.30% during recent week. Cryptocurrencies have been a boon for Nvidia's graphics processing units, which are prominent in gaming and machine learning.

Panel for pay hike of lower court judges likely to be setup
The two were accused of assuring the college representative of getting favourable orders from the top court. Given the seriousness of the matter, the judge chose to take up the petition in the afternoon.

'Pokemon Go' creator set to release 'Wizards Unite' in 2018
As Niantic have seen such success using AR for Pokemon Go , they've brought this technology to their upcoming game. On January 1, 2018, the network will air a chronological Harry Potter marathon.

JC Penney Stock Surges as Turnaround Plan Shows Results
Penney Company, Inc. might touch $5 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $3.34 and $1.5 respectively. At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 17.79% which for the month reaches 36.3%.

Jose Altuve and Buster Posey win fourth Silver Slugger Awards
November 9: DH Nelson Cruz wins American League Silver Slugger award after hitting 39 home runs leading the league with 119 RBIs. He also hit 24 homers, had 81 RBIs and stole 32 bases in the regular season to lead the Astros to the AL West title.

Moscow plans retaliation to "US pressure on Russian media"
The decision came in the wake of investigations into Kremlin attempts to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election. Russian influence in the US has come under increasing scrutiny in the months following the 2016 presidential elections.

Three-Carrier Strike Force Exercise to Commence in Western Pacific
North Korea will be at the top of the agenda as Trump tries to pressure Beijing into cracking down on Pyongyang. He mentioned that this type of operation is very complex.

Packers cut TE Martellus Bennett with failure to disclose physical condition designation
The Packers' other two tight ends, Richard Rodgers and Lance Kendricks, have a total of 12 catches this season. Last month, Bennett, 30, wrote an Instagram story explaining he was leaning toward retiring after this season.

Ezekiel Elliott's Suspension Is Back On Again
It wasn't immediately clear how soon the court would rule on Elliott's claim that he was treated unfairly by the NFL. Now Elliott seeks a longer-lasting injunction from a three-judge panel that will hear his case Thursday in NY .