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UN ruling vs China in sea squabble is 'nonnegotiable'
A 2016 ruling by a United Nations (UN) tribunal rejecting China’s claim to more than 80% of the South China Sea is nonnegotiable, according to the Philippines’ top diplomat. “Compliance in good faith with the award would ...
- July 13, 2020
Vietnam backs US role in South China Sea, rebuffing Beijing
Southeast Asian countries want the US to play a role in maintaining peace in the South China Sea, Vietnam said, pushing back against Beijing’s comments that American forces were destablizing the region. “We welcome the ...
- September 11, 2020
Philippines protests China’s creation of two new districts
The Philippines on Thursday protested China’s creation of two new districts in the South China Sea because these are supposedly part of Philippine territory and sea zones. “The Philippine government strongly protests the ...
- May 1, 2020