China and the Philippines could begin exploiting long-untapped energy reserves in the South China Sea, according to reports coming out of this week's meeting between Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte and high-ranking Chinese officials — including a Thursday sit-down with ChinesePresident Xi Jinping — in Beijing. How soon that may happen remains unclear, however, as Duterte cautioned reporters that he has not been empowered by his Congress to finalize any energy exploration deal with his Chinese counterparts. US on edge over new powder keg in the South China Sea Oh the US is so great at making enemies, Now China is going at it. But don't worry nothing to see here go back to sleep and keep those faces in those cell phones everything will be just fine. Best hope they don't use that draft lmao because women you are gong to go to war too LOL Equal rights you screamed for it you got it.