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China putting up new structures in Spratlys; it's ours, says Beijing
The Department of National Defense yesterday said China has been putting new structures at Johnson South Reef or Mabini Reef in the Spratlys. It is known by the Chinese as Chigua. This activity contravenes the spirit of ...
- May 15, 2014
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
PH urges arbitral panel to intervene in China dispute
The Philippines argued at a closed hearing on Tuesday that an international court should intervene in its dispute with China over the right to exploit natural resources and fish in the South China Sea. Although China has ...
- July 9, 2015
Note verbale sent to China, says Yasay
Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. yesterday said the Philippines has filed sent diplomatic notes to China to seek clarification on several issues, including the installation of anti-aircraft and anti-missile ...
- January 18, 2017
China wants PH to ignore ruling of arbitration court
President Duterte said the 2016 ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration which favored the Philippines in its territorial dispute with China should be "ignored" and set aside if the two countries will pursue a joint ...
- September 12, 2019