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Phl informs US: no more joint sea patrols
The Philippines has officially informed the United States it had suspended joint patrols in the South China Sea with its long-time ally, following the orders from President Duterte. "They have been suspended for the time ...
- October 8, 2016
Obama warns China: tensions rise over world tribunal's maritime ruling
US President Barack Obama warned Beijing Thursday it could not ignore a tribunal's ruling rejecting its sweeping claims to the South China Sea, driving tensions higher in a territorial row that threatens regional security. ...
- September 9, 2016
China war drills focus on 'seizing islands'
China and Russia started war games in the South China Sea on Monday, Beijing's defense ministry said, in a show of force an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant's extensive claims in the area. The eight-day ...
- September 13, 2016
World's nations meet in Paris to rescue ocean life this time
It took a decade to get to the negotiating table, and it could easily take another to finish the job, but UN talks in New York to safeguard life in the high seas finally begin in earnest on Monday (March 28).
- March 28, 2016
Ruling over disputed sea handed down on Tuesday
The Permanent Court of Arbitration — the world’s oldest international arbitration tribunal—will issue a written decision at 11:00 a.m. (0900 GMT) after the Philippines challenged China’s claim over much of the strategic ...
- July 11, 2016
China warns vs cradle of war
China warned its rivals Wednesday against turning the South China Sea into a "cradle of war" and threatened to establish an air defense zone there, after its claims to the strategically vital waters were declared invalid. ...
- July 14, 2016
US, Japan warn China: 'behave'
Both United States Vice Present Joe Biden and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the pressure on China on Saturday as they insisted that China must abide by the same international rules as everyone else after a UN-backed ...
- July 17, 2016
South China Sea ruling out on July 12
The United Nations-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration said Wednesday it will rule on the arbitration case initiated by the Philippines against China on July 12, and the Philippines said it will respect the ruling. The ...
- July 1, 2016
Duterte OK's 9 bilateral talks
President Duterte is scheduled to have at least nine bilateral meetings, apart from his talks with United States (US) President Barack Obama, on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Laos next week, the Department of ...
- September 3, 2016
Vietnam activists thank Philippines
Activists in Vietnam held a brief rally outside the Philippine Embassy in Hanoi Sunday, holding up a banner that said “Thank you Philippines. You have a brave government.” The group was part of demonstrations in the ...
- July 18, 2016