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How to defend Panatag Shoal
Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, who contributed immensely to our winning our arbitration suit against China’s “nine-dash line” maritime claim, wants President Rodrigo Duterte to shut up. Justice Carpio asked ...
- March 23, 2017
What Duterte must get from China
It’s not sovereignty over the South China Sea (SCS) and the Spratlys, or any expanses of water or bits of rock and reef it wants to wangle from President Rodrigo Duterte. The Chinese know that, like them, no nation ever ...
- October 18, 2016
Should we join America in facing off with China?
Should the Philippines join the United States in its campaign to counter China’s actions in the South China Sea? Washington’s posse against Beijing’s reclamation and military deployment in disputed waters just got bigger, ...
- June 5, 2018
Things are heating up in the South China Sea
It’s been slow in coming. But next month, the United States Navy, maybe with some allied warships in tow, will stage what it bills as its largest defense exercise in the South China Sea — bringing the superpower confrontation ...
- October 18, 2018
If China deploys missiles so should we
No amount of global protest will make China remove anti-ship and anti-aircraft missiles reportedly installed on the three islands it reclaimed in the South China Sea. Assuming President-for-life Xi Jinping approved deployment, ...
- May 8, 2018
Duterte: There will be trouble ‘if China grabs oil and uranium’
Is President Rodrigo Duterte moving away from his close friendship with China? Recently, he has strongly taken issue over stern radio warnings by the Chinese to Philippine military aircraft flying near Beijing’s facilities ...
- August 23, 2018