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Benham gets renamed; Beijing sidesteps threat
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order officially renaming Benham Rise to “Philippine Rise” to use the resource-rich territory off the coast of Aurora province. He signed Executive Order 25 on May 16 ...
- May 23, 2017
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
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
China protests US warship near reef
Beijing voiced displeasure on Friday after a US warship sailed near an artificial island in the disputed South China Sea, an operation that prompted the Chinese navy to warm off the American destroyer. The USS John S. ...
- August 12, 2017