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Asean statement to go easy on China
While Southeast Asian leaders are expected to express “serious concern” over recent developments in the South China Sea during their summit on Saturday, they are likely to avoid directly criticizing China’s “escalation of ...
- April 27, 2017
Phl acquiring technology to verify China missile deployment
The Philippines is set to acquire technology that will allow it to verify reports that China has installed missile systems in the disputed Spratly Islands group, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque ...
- May 8, 2018
'Drive out tambay in SCS, not those in the streets'
Sen. Risa Hontiveros yesterday challenged President Duterte to drive out Chinese occupants in Panatag or Scarborough Shoal before apprehending the tambays in the streets. “That’s the problem with President Duterte – he’s ...
- June 20, 2018
Palace: China must prove itself trustworthy
One of Duterte’s campaign promises in 2016 was to ride on a jet ski to an island in the West Philippine Sea and plant a Philippine flag. Recently, he dismissed the promise as a joke. Meanwhile, Senate President Pro Tempore ...
- March 3, 2018
Rody airs concern over fishermen’s plight
President Duterte yesterday conveyed to Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua his concern over the reported seizure of Filipino fishermen’s catch by Chinese coastguards at the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal. It was Zhao who confirmed ...
- June 13, 2018
Duterte bent on raising SCS ruling with Xi
China’s refusal to recognize the arbitral ruling on the South China Sea would not deter President Duterte from invoking the landmark decision during his visit to China this month, Malacañang said yesterday. The 2016 ...
- August 12, 2019