China and the Philippines wrapped up their bilateral talks on the South China Sea issues here on Wednesday, with both sides hoping for an early conclusion of a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea.
South China's Hainan Province established a management agency on Monday, marking the official start of a project to designate a new tropical rainforest national park, which is expected to cover one-seventh of the island.
On March 20, 2019, the Daily Telegraph and its website published a signed article by Ambassador Liu Xiaoming entitled 'Gunboat diplomacy' does not promote peace.
China National Offshore Oil Corp, the nation's largest producer of offshore oil and gas, will focus on the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area for future oil and gas exploration, as it aims to step up the development and construction of China's first deep-water exploration well in the region which has natural gas reserves in excess of 100 billion cubic meters.
China and ASEAN countries will speed up negotiation of the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea on the basis of consensus and give updates of the progress to the public at appropriate time , State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.