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 Redempto Anda
Endangered marine turtles believed to be ready to be sold live to Chinese traders were found in an abandoned mangrove enclosure in Balabac on Monday, authorities announced Thursday.
By Christian V. Esguerra
President Benigno Aquino III ended his weeklong European trip on Saturday convinced that he had gathered enough support behind the Philippines’ call for a peaceful resolution of conflicts in the South China Sea, particularly through international arbitration.
By Jerome Aning
Justice Francis Jardeleza did not commit disloyalty nor betray the country due to his position on the West Philippine Sea dispute, according to the majority of Supreme Court justices who earlier ordered his re-inclusion in the Judicial and Bar Council’s shortlist of nominees to the vacancy in high tribunal last month.