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Boracay placed under state of calamity
President Duterte yesterday placed all three barangays in Boracay Island under a under a state of calamity and said the closure of the island-resort, which started yesterday, will be up to October 25 this year. The declaration ...
- April 27, 2018
China recognizes PH rights over Benham Rise
Acting Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo yesterday said China has sent word recognizing Philippine sovereignty over the 13-million hectare Benham Rise and it is not going to claim ownership of the undersea region ...
- March 16, 2017
Arbitration hearing on sea dispute begins
Lawyers for the Philippines, backed by a large delegation of government officials, appeared Tuesday before a panel of international judges in The Hague seeking a ruling that could bolster territorial claims by a series of ...
- November 25, 2015