MARLAWPH: Listen to the Filipinos’ clamor to defend our sovereign rights

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 06/08/2021

Listen and respond to the clamor of the Filipinos to defend their sovereign rights and entitlements in the West Philippines Sea (WPS). In a published statement, the Maritime Law Association of the Philippines (MARLAWPh) called on the…

China does not possess the WPS

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 05/20/2021

President Duterte’s mantra is “China is in possession of the West Philippine Sea (WPS).” The President made this declaration on several occasions: the November 2018 Asean-India Summit in Singapore, his July 2019 and 2020 State of the…

‘Might is right’ vs ‘Right is might’

Artemio V. Panganiban - @inquirerdotnet 04/25/2021

By swarming the West Philippine Sea (WPS) with more than 200 militia and coast guard ships and by prohibiting our people from fishing in our exclusive economic zone (EEZ), China is imposing the old adage of “Might…

The cost of Chinese poaching in WPS

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 04/10/2021

Watching what is happening in Myanmar—the people being killed by the military who are sworn to defend them—my mind hearkens back to our Edsa Revolt against the Marcos dictatorship. Myanmar, in free and fair elections, repudiated their…

China is NOT in possession of WPS

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 08/06/2020

The July 12, 2016 arbitral Award that invalidated China’s nine-dash line claim to waters and resources in the South China Sea (SCS) categorically declared that China never controlled the SCS at any time in history. The Award…

LOOK: Tito Sotto’s memes emerge over ‘tongue-in-cheek’ remark on PH, Chinese fish

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 06/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Something’s fishy, eh? Filipino netizens once again showed their creativity in making hilarious memes after the controversial comment of Senate President Vicente Sotto III over the fishing issue in the West Philippine Sea…

Youth ambassadors hold forum on West PH Sea

PR 11/03/2016

YOUTH and student members of Cebu Youth Ambassadors joined other student leaders, graduate students, and community youth in a forum dubbed “Ato ni Bai!: Enhancing the Public Debate on the West Philippine Sea” last October 28. The…

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