'No bargaining with China' on West Ph Sea
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President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said he won't ''bargain'' with China on the disputed West Philippine Sea ( South China Sea) when he visits Beijing this week. Duterte also said he won't make any ''hard impositions'' on China as regards the July 12 international arbitration ruling that sided with the Philippines on the sea dispute and invalidated China's claims. The President will fly to China on October 18 after a visit to Brunie. Duterte arrived in the Brunie capital of Bander Seri Begawan last night.
Panti, L. T. (2016, October 17). No bargaining with China on West PH Sea. The Manila Time, pp. A1, A8.
Disputes; Territorial waters; Law of the sea; International law; Fishers; Land reclamation; Fishing rights; Exclusive economic zone; Bilateral agreements; Investments; Agriculture; Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague; Duterte, Rodrigo; Carpio, Antonio; Xi, Jinping; Zhang, Dejiang; Li, Keqiang; Zhao, Jianhua
- The Manila Times