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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
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
Asean ministers decry Chinese reclamation
China’s continued reclamation in the South China Sea has eroded trust among claimants and could raise regional tensions, Southeast Asian foreign ministers said Tuesday. The ministers from the 10-nation Association of ...
- February 7, 2018
Du30 to China: Back off from Pag-asa
President Rodrigo Duterte has warned Beijing to back off from a disputed island in the South China Sea, warning of possible military action if China “touches” it amid rising tensions over the key waterway. Duterte, aiming ...
- April 6, 2019