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Sino poachers kill coral reefs
Chinese poachers are using the propellers of their boats to destroy coral reefs at the disputed islands Spratlys and Pag-asa, marine biologist John McManus said, but no comment has been made by the foreign affairs department. ...
- September 24, 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
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
High Crime in the High Seas
At 5 p.m. on July 12, The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration, at 117 years old, the oldest global institution for the settlement of international disputes, gave the Philippines its biggest legal victory ever in any ...
- July 15, 2016
Joint exploration with China
Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. said Friday the Philippines was ready to negotiate with China on the joint exploration of oil and fishery resources in the South China Sea after the arbitration court decides ...
- July 9, 2016
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
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
PH wins ruling on sea dispute: UN tribunal rejects China’s territorial claims
An international tribunal in The Netherlands on Tuesday ruled against China in a bitter row over territorial claims to the South China Sea that is likely to ratchet up regional tensions. “The tribunal concluded that there ...
- July 13, 2016
China wants ruling left out of PH talks
China will not resume negotiations with the Philippines over their territorial dispute in the South China Sea if the discussions are based on the ruling of an arbitral tribunal in the Hague, the official China daily said ...
- July 5, 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