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Who would dare to remove Chinese bases in WPS?
National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. admitted Wednesday that the Philippines has no capability to remove the Chinese bases in the West Philippine Sea, and the only paramount solution is to build stronger ties ...
- March 8, 2018
Manila bucks China naming of Benham features
The Philippines will protest China’s decision to name five undersea features in Philippine Rise (Benham Rise), saying it will not recognize the move approved by an international organization, Presidential Spokesperson Harry ...
- February 15, 2018
Rody backs China buildup in WP Sea
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday suggested in jest that China make the Philippines a province as he defended China’s construction of military structures on the contested Kagitingan (Fiery Cross) Reef in the South China ...
- February 20, 2018
Palace on Du30 joke: PH not giving away territory
The government will not give away a single inch of Philippine territory to China, and should not seriously take President Rodrigo Duterte’s joke to make the country a province of China, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque ...
- February 21, 2018
Japan offers PH help in sea row
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on congratulated President-elect Rodrigo Duterte for his victory as he urged the incoming president to push for multilateral talks in settling the territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
- June 4, 2016
PH insists on sea code, China calls for dialog
Despite China’s call for a peaceful dialogue to resolve the territorial dispute in the South China Sea, the Philippines will continue to push for the legally binding Code of Conduct on the South China Sea between the Asean ...
- March 2, 2016
PH ignores Chinese names on Benham
Malacañang said Thursday it is not alarmed over China’s move to tag five underwater features of Philippine Rise with Chinese names, saying there was no bad faith involved and that bilateral relations remain intact. In a ...
- February 16, 2018
PH told not to give up terrorial claim vs China
China has told the Philippine government not to give up its claim to the disputed South China Sea but simply asked it to put some order on how to discuss that claim so the two countries could pursue a joint oil and gas ...
- April 13, 2018
Rody: No soldier will set out for suicide mission vs China
President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he was not aware of the incident in which the Chinese navy harassed Filipino troops who were on a mission to bring supplies to the Filipino soldiers guarding a rusting ship at the ...
- June 7, 2018
Foreign Affairs clams up on China threat
The Foreign Affairs Department declined to comment Wednesday on China’s threat to make the United States pay the price if it crosses Beijing’s limits in the disputed South China Sea. “We have yet to confirm the report,” ...
- July 7, 2016