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Special envoy from the Philippines seeks formal talks with China to resolve disputes in the South China Sea

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
ormer President Fidel Ramos of the Philippines met with China's former deputy foreign minister in Hong Kong, where they discussed "the need to engage in further talks to build trust and confidence to reduce tensions to pave the way for overall cooperation," according to a joint statement.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.