CHINESE Ambassador to Manila Huang Xilian on Tuesday reminded the Philippines to "strictly abide by the One-China Principle" amid the controversy stemming from the forthcoming visit of Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the US House of Representatives to Taiwan.

"This position is clear and consistent. There is only one China in the world. Taiwan is an inalienable part of China's territory," Huang said in a television interview, reiterating Beijing's "firm" opposition to any official exchange or visit between US and Taiwan leaders.

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