China factory blast death toll jumps to 64, man rescued after 40 hours

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 03:35:37 +0000

China factory blast death toll jumps to 64, man rescued after 40 hours

   BEIJING, China — The death toll in a chemical plant explosion in China rose to 64 Saturday but rescuers found a survivor among more than two dozen still missing in the debris of one of the country’s worst industrial accidents in recent years. Thursday’s explosion in the eastern city of Yancheng injured hundreds and […]

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Death toll rises to 62 in China chemical plant blast

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:50:31 +0000

Death toll rises to 62 in China chemical plant blas

BEIJING — A massive explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China with a long record of safety violations has killed at least 62 people and injured hundreds of others, 90 of them seriously. The death toll appeared likely to rise still further, with another 28 people still listed as missing, the official Xinhua News […]

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Del Rosario welcomes Duterte’s ‘thoughtful reply’

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:11:23 +0000

Del Rosario welcomes Duterte’s ‘thoughtful reply’

Former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario welcomed the “thoughtful reply” from President Duterte on the complaint of crimes against humanity that he and former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales had filed against China’s President Xi Jinping in the International Criminal Court (ICC). The case alleging “atrocious actions” within Philippine territory by the Chinese government under Xi […]

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Morales: Case vs Xi evokes David and Goliath story of courage

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:43:46 +0000

China's Xi to visit Europe amid disquiet over Silk Road, Huawei

Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales cited this popular Biblical account of courage on Friday when asked if they were deterred when they filed a complaint before the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Chinese President Xi Jinping. Morales and former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario earlier filed a complaint, technically called a communication, on behalf […]

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US, Europe eye closely as China, Italy deepen ties

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:24:12 +0000

US, Europe eye closely as China, Italy deepen ties, Xi Jinping, Italy president

MILAN — Chinese President Xi Jinping was received with full red-carpet honors by his Italian counterpart Friday, launching a two-day visit aimed at deepening ties through an ambitious infrastructure program that has raised suspicions among Italy’s U.S. and European allies. President Sergio Mattarella greeted Xi in the courtyard of the presidential palace, overseen by the […]

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Del Rosario welcomes Duterte’s ‘thoughtful reply’ on ICC case vs Xi

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:15:39 +0000

Del Rosario welcomes Duterte's 'thoughtful' reply on ICC case vs Xi

Ex-DFA chief Albert Del Rosario has welcomed what he called a “thoughtful reply” of President Duterte on the ICC case vs China’s Xi Jinping.

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China factory blast kills 44 – state media

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:23:57 +0000

The death toll from a massive explosion that rocked a chemical factory in eastern China rose to 44, state media said Friday.

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BREAKING: Duterte says ICC case vs Xi won’t affect PH-China relations

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:37:47 +0000

BREAKING: Duterte says ICC case vs Xi won't affect PH-China relations

President Duterte said the case filed by two ex-government execs versus Chinese President Xi Jinping before the ICC won’t affect PH-China relations.

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China protests Taiwan leader’s US transit

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 09:57:06 +0000

BEIJING, China  – China on Thursday protested Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s stopover in the United States after a visit to three Pacific nations, calling on Washington to block her transit.

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