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Philippines pushes arbitration in China sea row


The Philippine president said Wednesday that the international arbitration Manila has initiated to challenge China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea and a legally binding “Code of Conduct” are the only ways to settle the long-raging disputes peacefully.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

China, Vietnam patch ties after territory disputes

In this May 7, 2014 file photo released by Vietnam Coast Guard, a Chinese ship, left, shoots water cannon at a Vietnamese vessel, right, while a Chinese Coast Guard ship, center, sails alongside in the South China Sea, off Vietnam's coast as Chinese ships are ramming at Vietnamese vessels trying to stop Beijing from setting up an oil rig in the sea. AP FILE PHOTO

China and Vietnam agreed to resume military ties and better manage their maritime disputes in the first signs that tensions over territorial claims could be easing.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH, Vietnam to cooperate amid sea row

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The Philippines and Vietnam have agreed to work together to bring the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to the leaders of Europe and Asia during a retreat session scheduled yesterday at the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (Asem) in Milan, Italy.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino thanks Coast Guard for preventing tension in West Philippine Sea

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday thanked the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) for defending the country’s territory and preventing incidents that may result in tension in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

War games boost PH territorial defense capability

Marines chief Major General Romeo Tanalgo and Amphibious Landing Force of 7th Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Hugh Wetharld at the closing ceremonies of Phiblex 2015 at the Marine Headquarters in Taguig. PHILIPPINE NAVY

The just concluded Philippine-US war games honed the maritime defense capability of the Philippine Marines amid a territorial row with China over disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea, a military official said.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »