By Tarra Quismundo
“There should be no doubt about resolve of the United States. We stand by our allies and we stand by our commitments,” Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel, the top US diplomat for East Asia, told a Senate panel that oversees policy in the region.
By Tarra Quismundo
China on Thursday accused the Philippines of “abuse of process” in seeking United Nations arbitration to settle disputes in the South China Sea, calling Manila’s move a “smear campaign” to tarnish Beijing’s image in the international community.
By TJ Burgonio
The government is prepared for any backlash from its move to question in the United Nations China’s territorial claims in the West Philippine Sea, but Manila’s ties with Beijing remains the same, Malacañang said on Wednesday.
By Nestor Corrales
No Filipinos were hurt in the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck off the north coast of Chile early Wednesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.
By Christian V. Esguerra
President Aquino on Monday said the government’s decision to pursue the arbitration case in a United Nations tribunal was not intended to provoke China but to defend Philippine territory peacefully.
By Marlon Ramos
The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Sunday said it sent a government civilian ship to Ayungin Shoal (Second Thomas Shoal) over the weekend to avoid confrontation with Chinese naval forces patrolling disputed waters in the West Philippine Sea.
By Christine O. Avendaño
The Philippines, saying it was “defending what is legitimately ours,” filed Sunday a memorandum in the United Nations arbitration court on its territorial dispute with China, expanding its claim to include Ayungin Shoal, the current scene of confrontation between Manila and Beijing.
By Nikko Dizon
We are being harassed by the Chinese Coast Guard. There are two Chinese ships, with bow numbers CCG 3401 and CCG 1127, and “China Coast Guard” markings on their hulls.
By Jerome Aning
, TJ Burgonio
The international community on Friday offered to support the implementation of the peace agreement signed on Thursday by the Aquino administration and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).
Malaysians are chafing at scathing Chinese criticism over the lost Malaysia Airlines plane, with fed-up officials, journalists and citizens now hitting back after being assailed as incompetent liars and murderers.