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Duterte, Xi to work out joint oil exploration
Mr. Duterte then mentioned that it was important for people to see the benefit of the Philippines’ relationship with China, Cayetano said. China claims virtually the entire resource-rich South China Sea, including swaths ...
- April 13, 2018
US envoy: China, not US, to blame for WPS tension
US Ambassador Sung Kim said Beijing, not Washington, is to blame for the militarization of the West Philippine Sea. Ki made the remark in response to a request for comment on President Duterte's statement that Washington ...
- December 20, 2018
Palace: Nothing objectionable in China proposal
Malacañang finds “nothing objectionable” to China’s proposal to exclude non-Asian countries, such as the United States, from joint military exercises and energy exploration with Southeast Asian nations. Presidential ...
- August 4, 2018
Not a single island but the whole of Spratlys
Mischief Reef was lost under the Ramos presidency. Scarborough Shoal was lost under the Benigno Aquino III presidency. The Spratlys was surrendered to China under the Duterte presidency.
- May 30, 2018
China unfazed by US bomber trip over S. China Sea
No military ship or aircraft can scare China away from its resolve to protect its territory, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after two U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers were reported to have flown near disputed islands ...
- June 7, 2018
Enforcement of UNCLOS tribunal award by world naval powers
The world naval powers will enforce the Award by sailing and flying and conducting military activities, in the high seas and EEZs of the South China Sea: The US has declared that its military forces will continue to operate ...
- December 13, 2018
Sea dispute biggest challenge to PH
The West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) dispute is the top concern as regards the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, according to the Cabinet’s security cluster. The security cluster made the assessment as ...
- July 19, 2018
Joint exploration with China in the West Philippine Sea
Shock waves rippled through the land when the President said that “China should turn the Philippines into a Chinese province.” These words were uttered before the Chinese Filipino Business Club. To many, it was as if our ...
- June 18, 2018
Robredo rejects joint exploration with China
Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo has rejected President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposal to jointly explore the West Philippine Sea (WPS) with China. In a television interview with veteran journalist Tina Monzon Palma ...
- June 22, 2018
‘Artificial islands to help China project offensive military power’
China will be able to project “substantial offensive military power” from artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea’s disputed Spratly Islands within months, the director of US national intelligence said. In ...
- March 12, 2018