By Matikas Santos
A Chinese scholar claimed that China has a more solid hold on the South China Sea because its nine-dash line claim over nearly 90 percent of the area has existed before the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos).
By Erika Sauler
The United States has expressed support for the Philippines’ triple action plan to resolve conflicting claims in the South China Sea, saying that it would continue pressing for congruent approaches despite China’s rejection of the two countries’ calls to stop provocative actions in the disputed areas.
Top Chinese and Southeast Asian diplomats met for talks overshadowed by maritime tensions Saturday with Beijing’s increased boldness in disputed waters stirring international concern.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
They are here to help “wandering souls” find peace and complete the healing of strained relations between two governments.
By Niña P. Calleja
Three Polish legislators are in town for a three-day official visit to push for stronger political and economic relations with the Philippines and trade experiences in crafting laws beneficial to each country.