Philippines China ruling - updates

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Del Rosario: Yasay 'should have stood strongly'

Jul 29, 2016 - 8:17 PM

Former ambassador Jose Cuisia also says after the ASEAN meeting It seems that our interest is not really being very strongly protected

EX-TOP DIPLOMAT. Then Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario attends the plenary session of the 47th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers' Meeting at the Myanmar International Convention Center (MICC) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on August 8, 2014. Photo by Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Recording shows Yasay didn't want ASEAN to cite Hague ruling

Jul 28, 2016 - 9:27 PM

Never never did Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr says when asked if the Philippines pitched to include the Hague ruling in ASEAN s joint communiqué

TOP DIPLOMAT. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr holds a news conference on July 27, 2016, after the recent ASEAN meeting in Laos. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Duterte hails Hague ruling in SONA 2016

Jul 25, 2016 - 4:44 PM

During his first State of the Nation Address President Rodrigo Duterte issues this message before an audience that includes Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua

DUTERTE AUDIENCE. A Filipino couple watches the State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte on a screen at the House of Representatives on July 25, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Kerry to visit PH, meet with Duterte

Jul 20, 2016 - 8:22 AM

UPDATED The visit set from July 26 to 27 comes after the Philippines won a historic case against China over the West Philippine Sea

VISITING PHILIPPINES, TOO. A handout photo provided by the US Department of State shows US Secretary of State John Kerry holding a joint press conference with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (not in photo) after their meeting at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, Britain, on July 19, 2016. Photo by US State Department/EPA

Philippines 'will not concede' ruling vs China

Jul 15, 2016 - 12:03 PM

‘The baseline for any negotiation should be the decision from the Permanent Court of Arbitration ’ Philippine Solicitor General Jose Calida says

HISTORIC RULING. A close-up view of the cover page of the ruling documents in the South China Sea arbitration issue, made available by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands, on July 12, 2016. Photo by Mauritz Antin/EPA

OFW in China: I don’t tell people I’m Filipino

Jul 13, 2016 - 5:59 PM

Filipinos in China are starting to fear for their future in their host country

Robredo congratulates legal team on victory vs China

Jul 12, 2016 - 8:28 PM

We congratulate our legal team for the time effort and hard work they put into this historic case she says

PARTY MATE. Vice President Leni Robredo lauds the former administration's efforts in pursuing the case versus China before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

PH lawyer vs China: 'This is a victory for rule of law'

Jul 12, 2016 - 7:07 PM

UPDATED It is also a great victory for the other coastal states along the South China Sea the Philippines lead counsel Paul Reichler says

TOP LAWYER. The Philippines' lead counsel against China, Paul Reichler, has defended sovereign states for more than 25 years. File photo from the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Confirmed: Ruling on PH-China case out on July 12

Jun 29, 2016 - 10:14 PM

3rd UPDATE The Permanent Court of Arbitration says that there will be no in person meeting or ceremony for the rendering of the award

HIGH-CALIBER TRIBUNAL. The arbitral tribunal is led by Judge Thomas Mensah (president, C), the first president of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. The high-caliber tribunal also includes the following (L to R): Judge Jean-Pierre Cot, Judge Stanislaw Pawlak, Judge Rüdiger Wolfrum, and Professor Alfred H. A. Soons. Photo courtesy of PCA