By Robert Gonzaga
The United States Navy has disqualified its contractor in the country from joining future bids after a Philippine Senate inquiry established the firm’s liability and recommended sanctions for dumping sewage into Philippine waters off Subic Bay.
By Michael Lim Ubac
President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday said a war with China “over uninhabitable rock formations” was not imminent even as he reiterated the government position that the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) was part of the country’s territorial waters.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
Noting it is a work in progress, the Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday said the Philippines has been mobilizing support of its allies in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to counter Chinese intrusion in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).