DUTERTE, XI WANT CODE OF CONDUCT IN SOUTH CHINA SEA FAST-TRACKED

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi have agreed that the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea should be completed immediately.   “Acknowledging the importance of a COC in the South China Sea to … Continue reading DUTERTE, XI WANT CODE OF CONDUCT IN SOUTH CHINA SEA FAST-TRACKED

Xi rejects Philippines’ arbitral win in South China Sea

Chinese President Xi Jinping rejected the Philippines’ legal victory against China on the South China Sea after President Rodrigo Duterte raised the arbitral ruling during their bilateral meeting in Beijing Thursday. “President Duterte was also steadfast in raising with President … Continue reading Xi rejects Philippines’ arbitral win in South China Sea

GO: Duterte ‘ready’ to protect PH interests in China trip

President Rodrigo Duterte is ready to protect the Philippines’ interests, particularly in the West Philippine Sea, during his upcoming trip to China from Aug. 28 to 31, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said on Monday. The former Special Assistant to the … Continue reading GO: Duterte ‘ready’ to protect PH interests in China trip

CHINA WANTS DIALOGUE NOT CONFRONTATION OVER WEST PHILIPPINE SEA WITH DUTERTE

China wants its territorial dispute with the Philippines over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) resolved through dialogue, said a report on Wednesday, June 1, in China’s state-run Xinhua News Agency. In the report, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua … Continue reading CHINA WANTS DIALOGUE NOT CONFRONTATION OVER WEST PHILIPPINE SEA WITH DUTERTE