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Posts Tagged ‘South China Sea’

PH, US, Japan and India navies sail for maritime cooperative activity

Posted on Friday, 10 May 2019 02:39 PM | No Comments
The Philippines, United States (US), Japan, and India navies sailed together in the South China Sea as part of the maritime cooperative activity. This is the first phase of the...

Senators: PH patrimonial assets not up for China loan collateral

Posted on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 07:10 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Some senators believe that it is unlikely for the Philippines to default on its loans to China. This is following concerns raised by some groups that China...

Analyst: ICC case vs China’s Xi Jinping faces challenges

Posted on Friday, 22 March 2019 08:03 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The complaint filed by two former high-ranking Philippine officials against Chinese President Xi Jinping before the International Criminal Court (ICC) is facing many challenges, a maritime law...

Duterte: ICC case vs Xi won’t strain PH-China ties

Posted on Friday, 22 March 2019 12:11 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte remains positive that the stronger diplomatic ties between the Philippines and China will not be jeopardized by the case filed against Chinese President Xi...

China commits in drafting South China Sea Code of Conduct – FM Wang

Posted on Thursday, 21 March 2019 05:52 PM | No Comments
BEIJING, China – Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin has met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday (March 20) where the two officials discussed matters pertaining to issues that...

DND orders AFP to confirm reported harassment of Filipino fishermen near Pag-asa Island

Posted on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 05:48 PM | No Comments
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Wednesday he has already directed the military to validate the report on the alleged harassment of Filipino fishermen in sandbars near Pag-asa Island....

Locsin: No need to review US-PH Defense Treaty

Posted on Saturday, 2 March 2019 12:04 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. believes that there is no need to review the United States’ Mutual Defense Treaty with the Philippines. In a report on...

Malacañang: Arbitral ruling is useless unless claimant countries unite vs. China

Posted on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 08:55 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang admitted that the Philippines cannot make use of the arbitral ruling to insist its sovereign rights on the disputed islands in the South China Sea. Though...

Pence says South China Sea doesn’t belong to any one nation

Posted on Friday, 16 November 2018 05:23 PM | No Comments
  U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday (November 16) the South China Sea does not belong to any one nation and the United States will continue to sail and fly...

Duterte on urgent call for Code of Conduct: ‘My country will be the first to suffer’

Posted on Thursday, 15 November 2018 01:43 PM | No Comments
SINGAPORE – President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his position that a code of conduct (COC) for South China Sea is urgent as China seemed to be unstoppable in its island and...