Citing sources, the Magdalo representative says a Chinese civilian ship planted the flag in an area in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) 3rd week of July
While keeping the facts secret, Secretary Cayetano hits Justice Carpio for using the 'wrong facts' about Sandy Cay near Pag-asa Island in the disputed West Philippine Sea
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says the presence of Chinese ships in Sandy Cay near Pag-asa Island does not count as 'invasion'
The Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS) is a balloon-borne radar that will boost the country's capability to patrol its maritime territories
Construction has yet to start 4 months since Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced the need to immediately repair the Philippine airstrip on Pag-asa Island
'By any yardstick, this is a seizure of Philippine territory,' Justice Carpio says as Chinese ships guard a sandbar near Pag-asa Island
CSIS images also show more Chinese ships in the West Philippine Sea, even as Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano justifies the presence of Chinese vessels there
'Have we already adopted the strategy of silence, inaction, and subservience in West Philippine Sea so as not to offend China?' asks opposition lawmaker Gary Alejano
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, citing military sources, says Chinese vessels were spotted near Pag-asa island in the West Philippine Sea
'There are reasons for the presence of certain vessels, but the situation in the area is very stable,' Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says
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'The Chinese may have a sinister plan to occupy sandbars just west of Pag-asa that belong to us,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano
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The DFA says the Philippines' position on the South China Sea dispute 'is always based on the latest intelligence we have on the ground'
While Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano insists China is no longer engaged in land reclamation in the disputed area, Malacañang thinks ASEAN should tackle photos showing such activities
Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says the actions of the USS John S. McCain have violated Chinese and international law, 'seriously' impairing the country's sovereignty and security
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(UPDATED) Dead sharks are found when the Philippine Navy boarded a foreign fishing vessel sailing off Palawan
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CSIS releases photos that show China didn't stop its reclamation activities in 2015, as claimed by Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi
'The problem of territorial disputes between China and the Philippines is between China and the Philippines,' says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano
The opinion article, sourced from Chinese state media Xinhua, is eventually taken down from the Philippine News Agency website
Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says he 'didn't want to include' China's aggressive behavior in the ASEAN foreign ministers' joint statement
On land reclamation in the South China Sea, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says, 'Maybe the countries that are talking about it are the ones doing it'
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop voice 'their strong opposition to coercive unilateral actions' in the disputed South China Sea
(UPDATED) Southeast Asian foreign ministers defy expectations that they will issue a weaker statement at the end of their Manila meeting
This comes after foreign ministers of ASEAN and China adopted the framework of a Code of Conduct in the disputed South China Sea
(UPDATED) Southeast Asian nations fight to find a compromise on how to deal with Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea
(3rd UPDATE) The Philippines says it prefers a legally binding Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, but the caveat is 'we have to have an effective Code of Conduct'
(UPDATED) The issues set the stage for what is expected to be a fiery few days of diplomacy in the Philippine capital
The endorsement by the foreign ministers is expected to kickstart talks on the actual Code of Conduct in the South China Sea
The regional bloc's unity and mettle have been put to the test over the last 5 decades
The statement comes after President Rodrigo Duterte's meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who backs joint development in the West Philippine Sea
'It will not be a unilateral action from the Philippines because the premise of the president is peace and stability, and unilateral action by anybody leads to destabilization,' Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano tells reporters
'We're exploring if we can explore,' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says of the proposed joint exploration of the West Philippine Sea
Citing Sri Lanka and Myanmar, the ex-Senate president warns that when indebted countries fail to pay loans, China takes over the sites of their investments
In Manila, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urges the region 'to stand together' against 'non-regional forces' in the South China Sea disputes
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warns that 'unilateral development' in disputed waters 'might lead to tensions'
The Philippine President says there are already talks to get the joint development of oil and gas started
'Let's just be reasonable about it,' former president Benigno Aquino III says of the Philippines' dispute with China over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea)
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is making a rare official trip to the Philippines
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The value of resources in the West Philippine Sea 'is much, much higher' than the Philippines' $24-billion package from China, SC Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says
'We just dropped the ball after the ruling came out, so how can you expect the world to support us?' says SC Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio