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Posts Tagged ‘South China Sea’

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

Posted on: November 20th, 2018 | 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: November 16th, 2018 | 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: November 15th, 2018 | 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...

China agrees to work on Code of Conduct for South China Sea ‘in three years’ time

Posted on: November 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  SINGAPORE – For the first time after more than two decades, China has finally spoken of a clear time frame on negotiating for a final code of conduct in...

EXCLUSIVE: Lorenzana on alleged China weather station in WPS: It can be advantageous to PH

Posted on: November 13th, 2018 | No Comments
  SINGAPORE – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana believes there is no reason to be fixated over reports that China allegedly installed a weather station in South China Sea. Lorenzana noted...

Palace on alleged Chinese weather stations in WPS: Diplomatic process will be taken

Posted on: November 5th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang is unfazed by reports that allegedly the Chinese government has already installed weather facilities in some of the artificial islands in the South China Sea or...

U.S. warship sails near disputed South China Sea islands: U.S. official

Posted on: October 1st, 2018 | No Comments
  WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a U.S. official told Reuters, potentially angering Beijing at...

ASEAN-China agree on draft Code of Conduct negotiating text on South China Sea

Posted on: August 6th, 2018 | No Comments
  SINGAPORE – Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China agreed on a single draft document that will form the basis of negotiations for a...

OFWs in Vietnam have differing opinions on Duterte admin’s take on West PHL Sea issue

Posted on: July 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
  VIETNAM – It’s been two years since President Rodrigo Duterte visited Vietnam and met with the Filipino community there. Like the Philippines, Vietnam is also one of the claimant...

Malacañang: China bombers in South China Sea ‘a serious concern’

Posted on: May 21st, 2018 | No Comments
      MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang expressed “serious concern” over reports that Chinese H-6K bomber aircraft are now stationed in the disputed islands in the South China Sea although...