United Nation’s Permanent Court of Arbitration
Duterte takes a jab at China, tells them “take South China Sea, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean”
President Rodrigo Duterte took a jab at China for being greedy in their claims over South China Sea. Duterte’s strongest remarks against China to date came around two weeks after the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled in favor of the Philippines, stating that China’s 9-dash line is invalid. The President touched on the topic when […] More
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Busted: SMS about AFP on Red Alert after PCA ruling angered China is a HOAX!
A text message has been going around warning people that the Armed Forces of the Philippines is on RED ALERT because the ruling from the United Nations’ Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) angered China. It also claimed that planes from the United States, France, Japan and Australia are unloading military equipment at Clark, Pampanga in […] More
We stood our ground – Aquino on The Hague verdict
Former President Benigno Aquino, III issued a statement on July 13, 2016 on the recently concluded arbitration on the West Philippine Sea. The arbitration decided in favor of the Philippines against China’s intrusions on the Philippines’ Exclusive Economic Zones or EEZ. First off, Aquino expressed how he was “quite elated particularly since all the points […] More
Diokno: Duterte considering bilateral talks with China
President Rodrigo Duterte is considering holding bilateral talks with China after The Hague ruled in favor of the Philippines over China’s nine-dash line claiming parts of the West Philippine Sea, according to Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno. Diokno told the press in an ambush interview on Thursday, July 14, that Duterte is thinking of engaging in […] More
Philippine Constitution doesn’t allow joint development with China – Carpio
On July 8, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay was reported by Agence France Presse (AFP) to have said that the Philippines is willing to enter into a joint exploration of the natural resources in the disputed South China Sea with Beijing, even if it wins the case against China. But on July 9, Yasay clarified […] More
Busted: Duterte won case over West Philippine Sea? It was Aquino who brought China to court!
Filipinos are rejoicing over The Hague ruling that was released yesterday, July 12, in favor of the Philippines over China. It was a unanimous ruling upholding Manila’s claim that China’s 9-dash line encroached on the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ). But it seems like some of those who were overjoyed by the international tribunal’s decision […] More
Philippines wins arbitration case against China over West Philippine Sea
The United Nation’s Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague, Netherlands on July 12 ruled 5-0 in favor of the Philippines in an arbitration case against China’s maritime claim, encroaching into the West Philippine Sea. The Arbitral Tribunal upheld the Philippines’ position that China’s 9-dash line maritime claim, which they insisted to be based […] More