By Christine O. Avendaño
Although the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea was not on the agenda of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit here, President Aquino was unable to stay away from it in talks with other regional leaders, according to Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario.
By TJ Burgonio
Thousands more Chinese tourists flew into the country in the first seven months of 2014, despite the ongoing territorial row over the South China Sea, a Senate policy body said.
By Nestor Corrales
Even if China rejects the decision of the arbitration case filed by the Philippines on the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea, the ruling of the United Nations (UN) should prevail.
By Matikas Santos
Japanese and Philippine congressmen signed Wednesday a joint document calling for the promotion of rule of law at sea amid ongoing tensions with China.
Japan’s defense ministry on Friday made its biggest ever budget request, as Tokyo bolsters its military amid worries over China’s expanding naval reach.