With latest confrontation in WPS, Isko reiterates ‘fearless’ stance in defending territory

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter 11/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso reiterated on Thursday that he will be “fearless” in fighting for the country’s territory if he is elected president in 2022, amid the latest Chinese intrusion near the…

Carpio: let’s resolve South China Sea dispute with lawfare and diplomacy

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/20/2016

War against China is never an option in pursuing the Philippines’ claim to the disputed islands in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Friday reiterated this position as…

China’s perilous game plan

07/16/2016

The ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague in support of the Philippines’ case against China’s hegemonic claim over almost the entire South China Sea will surely heighten tensions and instability in the region,…

Discourse of peace

Jason A. Baguia 07/15/2016

Media reports in light of the ruling, based on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea that upheld the Philippine case against China over territory in the West Philippine or South China Sea constitutes…

A premature surrender?

Rina Jimenez-David 07/15/2016

Does anyone have a jet ski to spare? Remember the campaign boast of President Rody that the way to solve the Spratlys dispute with China was for him to take a jet ski to the nearest shoreline…

IT’S OUR SEA

Carmel Loise Matus, Inquirer.net, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/12/2016

The United Nations (UN) Arbitral Tribunal has finally decided that the Philippines has exclusive sovereign rights to West Philippine Sea (in the South China Sea) and that China’s “nine-dash line” claim over disputed areas that included the…

Sea dispute and road safety

Stephen D. Capillas 06/30/2016

Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio’s very detailed, yet condensed presentation of the West Philippine/South China Sea dispute in last Thursday’s National Press Forum sponsored by the Philippine Press Institute in Manila may be quite taxing, even boring…

China deploys singers, actors to assert sea claims

05/05/2016

BEIJING — China’s military has dispatched ships and planes — even constructed new islands to assert its maritime claims. Now it’s deploying a new set of tools to uphold Chinese sovereignty: Magicians, singers and actors. Famed singer…

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