China is 'strongly dissatisfied at the G7 summit gesticulating over the issues of the East and South China seas under the guise of international law'
President Duterte’s strategy of de-emphasizing and compartmentalizing, while not abandoning, the territorial and maritime issues, is a wise move that can pay off if done smartly
(3rd UPDATE) China claims the USS Dewey 'trespassed' in its territorial waters
'The context was not threatening each other that we'll go to war,' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says
Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario also says China 'has strongly declared that it is might that will trump what is right'
Captain Roy Cuesta recounts his ordeal during the 2012 Scarborough Shoal standoff that prompted the Philippines to sue China before an arbitral tribunal in The Hague
The island where the accident took place was part of the small Natuna archipelago, where there have been repeated clashes between Chinese and Indonesian vessels.
(UPDATED) Xi pitches for 'win-win cooperation' and 'partnerships with no confrontation' as he opens the two-day Belt and Road Forum
The two-day forum in Beijing is an opportunity for China to explain to other countries its grand vision to revive and expand the Silk Road trade routes, and help fund developing countries' infrastructure projects to boot
Results from the DNA test will be known in a month
The mission of the Balangay team is both symbolic and purposeful – rekindle a passion for the seas and our maritime heritage
But there is no timeline yet for the construction activities
Vice Admiral Ronald Mercado, professors Aileen Baviera and Charmaine Willoughby of PH, Shafiah Fifi Muhibat of Singapore, Carlyle Thayer of Australia
'It's difficult to have a VFA with a country claiming your territory... For me, it is common sense,' says Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio
Australia is the only other country, aside from US, that has a visiting forces agreement with the Philippines
The Asian powerhouse expresses optimism over the Philippines' participation in the ambitious Belt and Road Initiative
Through his new e-book on the South China Sea dispute, Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio hopes to convince the Chinese that China's 9-dash line is baseless
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio wants the e-book to also reach a Chinese audience
Albert del Rosario says the Philippines is off to a 'perilous road' while Perfecto Yasay Jr says ASEAN under the Philippines' chairmanship 'did the right thing'
The Philippines also says no ASEAN leader 'strongly pushed' to condemn China's island building in the disputed South China Sea
Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua says it is 'illegal' for the Philippines to occupy disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) islands
During a tour highlighting China's growing military might, Duterte writes a message of peace on a warship's guest book: 'Weather the waves, journey on seas of peace, freedom and friendship'
The Philippine President says repairs of facilities in Pag-asa Island will push through despite China's displeasure
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expresses openness to joint exercises with China as he visits 3 Chinese warships docked in Davao City
The ASEAN Chairman's Statement merely 'took note of concerns expressed by some leaders over recent developments' in the disputed South China Sea
The fleet is headed by Rear Admiral Shen Hao, Deputy Commander of the East China Sea of the People's Liberation Army Navy
The chairman's statement at the 30th ASEAN Summit will merely hint at China's island-building in the sea without mentioning it by name, a draft shows
(UPDATED) China says it is 'gravely concerned about and dissatisfied with' this move by the Philippine government
(3RD UPDATE) China challenges Philippine Air Force planes as they fly over the disputed area – a routine exchange between the 2 countries in the West Philippine Sea
New DFA spokesman Robespierre Bolivar says the upcoming ASEAN Summit will also be a chance 'to show the best of the Philippines'
President Duterte still has a chance to salvage the national honor by proceeding with his original plan to raise the Philippine flag on Pag-asa
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte says he is complying with China's request for him not to push through with this Independence Day plan
In Riyadh, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella downplays the President's remarks as 'a lighthearted way of saying that we're friends' with China
'For the information of China, we will not place there (in the South China Sea) any offensive weapons, not even one gun,' says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to occupy and build structures in Philippine territory in the South China Sea. China has been building its own way before this.
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(UPDATED) The President says there is a need to 'maintain jurisdiction' in the disputed West Philippine Sea
Officers of the Royal New Zealand Navy will hold a series of joint activities with the Philippine Navy, including basketball
The shipwreck's cause was still unclear: 'It was not a complicated day for navigation'
The Philippines' only runway in the disputed territory has been dilapidated due to forced neglect
(UPDATED) A semi-submersible ship carrying the wreck has docked alongside a pier at the southwestern harbor of Mokpo, according to an Agence France-Presse photographer on the scene
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'We're certainly not sleeping on this,' Philippine Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo says of China's island-building activities in the West Philippine Sea
The murder of farmers' group leader Wilerme Dorado Agorde in front of his grandchildren in February further fuels suspicion that farmers locked in a land dispute with a state university are being 'silenced'
President Rodrigo Duterte's pronouncements of dislike for US makes the country's relations with Japan very crucial
(5th UPDATE) Authorities earlier said the pieces were human. The maritime ministry, however, corrects its initial statement, saying, 'According to test results by the National Forensic Service, they have been confirmed to be 7 animal bone fragments.'
There's a plan to invite President Rodrigo Duterte to visit JS Izumo when it makes a port call in Subic, according to Japanese media
Japan's State Minister for Defense says the Philippines is a politically important nation because it is located in the sea line of communication to Japan
The TC-90s from Japan complement the air assets of the ill-equipped Philippine Navy
(UPDATED) The planes will boost the capability of the ill-equipped navy to conduct maritime aerial reconnaissance