China's Xi says 'bigger step' possible in offshore oil, gas development with Philippines
Friday, 30 August 2019 Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a "bigger step" in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can "properly" handle their dispute over sovereignty.
A U.S. judge on Saturday denied a request by the Trump administration for an injunction to block publication of a book by President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton that alleges the president sought China's help to win re-election. This report produced by Jonah Green.
Peter Kneffel/picture alliance via Getty Images The Philippines is investigating local businesses that partnered the collapsed German payments company Wirecard, the Financial Times reported. Wirecard went into administration and its former CEO Markus Braun was arrested after the firm claimed that more than $2 billion had disappeared from its balance sheet. Its auditor EY said the firm committed elaborate fraud.