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Robredo warns: Philippines losing arbitral ruling advantage in South China Sea

Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday urged the Philippines to start planning how it could move forward in protecting its sovereignty in the South China Sea, two years after the landmark ruling invalidating much of China's claims to the disputed waters was handed down......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 12th, 2018

Philippines should support freedom of navigation in South China Sea to protect own rights

The Philippines should encourage freedom of navigation and overflight operations in the South China Sea as these could strengthen the enforcement of the historic arbitral ruling, Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said on Thursday. Source link link: Philippines should support freedom of navigation in South China Sea to protect own rights.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Metro Manila wakes up to ‘Province of China’ banners

Filipinos in Metro Manila were shocked Thursday morning to see tarpaulin banners proclaiming the Philippines as a ‘Province of China’ displayed on several footbridges. The appearance of the banners coincided with the second anniversary of the UN Arbitral Tribunal ruling that awarded sovereign rights in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) to the Philippines. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Philippines should support freedom of navigation in South China Sea to protect own rights

The Philippines should encourage freedom of navigation and overflight operations in the South China Sea as these could strengthen the enforcement of the historic arbitral ruling, Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Carpio: 2016 Hague ruling enforced by US, other powers

THE WORLD’S naval powers are doing the “heavy lifting” in enforcing the arbitral tribunal award on the South China Sea dispute two years since its ruling, without the support of its primary beneficiary the Philippines, Acting Chief Justice Antonio T. Carpio said on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

‘Alarmed’ by China missiles, Robredo urges gov’t to file diplomatic protest

Vice President Leni Robredoon Sundayprodded the Duterte administration to protest China's installation of missile systems on three reefs claimed by the Philippines. "We urge the administration to take immediate and appropriate actions, including the filing of a diplomatic protest, to protect what is rightfully owned by the Filipino people, in line with the ruling of the United Nations Arbitral Tribunal," Robredo said in a statement. US network CNBC said China had deployed anti-ship missiles and surface-to-air missile system on Kagitingan, Zamora and Panganiban -- three of seven Philippine-claimed reefs that China had seized and transformed into artificial islands. According ...Keep on reading: ‘Alarmed’ by China missiles, Robredo urges gov’t to file diplomatic protest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

Cayetano downplays Hague ruling, says citing UNCLOS enough

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano downplayed the 2016 arbitral award won by the Philippines against China, and said it is enough to cite a 1982 convention in statements about the South China Sea dispute. Cayetano said the Philippines' arbitral award in 2016 also ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

English Articles

Philippines must “fortify” arbitral ruling in South China Sea: experts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manila_shimbunRelated NewsJul 12th, 2017

Japan, New Zealand underscore arbitral ruling on South China Sea, angering China

MANILA, Philippines — Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English have expressed concern over the disputed South China Sea fo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Pressure China on South China Sea? You’re dreaming – Rody

MANILA, Philippines - There’s no point in pressing China to comply with the ruling of an arbitral court invalidating its expansive claims in the South China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Pressure China on SCS? You’re dreaming – Rody

MANILA, Philippines - There’s no point in pressing China to comply with the ruling of an arbitral court invalidating its expansive claims in the South China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Philippines will not raise arbitral award in direct talks with China

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines will not raise the ruling of a United Nations-backed tribunal on the South China Sea in its bilateral talks with China,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2017

Gatchalian: Philippines should invoke South China Sea ruling

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government should invoke the arbitral ruling on the South China Sea in filing a protest against a reported Chinese plan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

South of China, west of Philippines

“There will come a day during my term that we will talk about the arbitral ruling (on who owns the South China Sea), but now is the time to talk and be frien.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2017

Rody to raise tribunal ruling to China when minerals are being siphoned out

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday vowed that he will bring up the arbitral tribunal's decision on the South China Sea dispute with.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 29th, 2016

‘Philippines not deviating from arbitral court ruling on SCS’

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines will not “deviate” from an international tribunal’s ruling that rejected China’s extensive claims in the South China Se.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 20th, 2016

Duterte: We can share West Philippine Sea oil with China

MANILA, Philippines — Despite maintaining that he will not deviate from an arbitral tribunal's ruling on the South China Sea, President Rodrigo Duterte said.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 20th, 2016

Yasay reiterates: Duterte will not deviate from tribunal ruling on South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines' top diplomat assured the public that President Rodrigo Duterte will not deviate from the ruling of an arbitral tribuna.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 19th, 2016

‘Bilateral talks with China must be based on arbitral ruling’

MANILA, Philippines - An international court’s ruling against China’s expansive claim in the South China Sea and West Philippine Sea should be the basis of a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 27th, 2016

Duterte hails Hague ruling in SONA 2016

MANILA, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 25, hailed an arbitral tribunals historic ruling on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). "With regard to the West Philippine Sea, ot.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2016

Bigger trade with China eyed

President Duterte has stressed that reaching a settlement with China despite the arbitral tribunal ruling on the South China Sea issue favoring the Philippines will bring more economic benefits for th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2016