If the visit does happen, it would take place after the Communist Party of China congress in autumn.
Regardless of the continuing ordinariness of daily lives, analysts have more pointed views of the unprecedented visit.
Foreign vice-minister Kim Son Gyong added that the UN secretary-general should not request or accept orders from the government of a specific country.
So far, Philippines - under the Duterte administration - had already borrowed from China a total of US$1.1 billion.
Representatives of Asean, EU delegations and EU member dtates marked the occasion with a symbolic ride from the Asean Secretariat to the premises of the EU Delegation in Jakarta.
The de facto US embassy in Taipei said the delegation is being led by Senator Ed Markey, who is being accompanied by four House lawmakers.
The move came before a fishing season ban set by Beijing in waters near the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture is scheduled to end Tuesday.
Despite the constant push for reunification and "national rejuvenation", there appears to be a growing schism in how the mainland views the island as well as how the Taiwanese…
Mr Rajapaksa arrived in Bangkok on the same day that his visa in Singapore expired.
This move follows the European Union's warning to recall or return Vietnamese instant noodles including ethylene oxide.