South China Sea arbitration ruling - updates

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Jul 22, 2018 - 10:51 AM

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Jul 15, 2018 - 10:31 AM

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[OPINION] China's grand larceny

Jul 15, 2018 - 8:25 AM

What should we now do as a willing victim and an abettor that has fully embraced our big northern neighbor who is clearly acting as a bully, a grand larcenist, and an international outlaw?

Robredo seeks peaceful protest vs China moves in West PH Sea

Jul 12, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says of the Philippines' victory against China in The Hague on July 12, 2016: 'Sadly, since then, we have lost that advantage'

HAGUE RULING. Vice President Leni Robredo poses with former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario at a forum on July 12, 2018, the second anniversary of the Hague ruling on the South China Sea. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Del Rosario: PH 'a willing victim' 2 years after Hague ruling

Jul 12, 2018 - 10:36 AM

'Before we can hope for help, we must first demonstrate that we are worth helping,' says former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario on the second anniversary of the Philippines' South China Sea victory

HAGUE RULING. Former Philippine foreign secretary Albert del Rosario speaks in a forum on July 12, 2018, the second anniversary of the Hague ruling on the South China Sea. Photo by Angie de Silva

2 years after winning, Duterte refuses to enforce Hague ruling

Jul 12, 2018 - 9:07 AM

The Philippines marks the second anniversary of its victory against China over the South China Sea, still with an 'inexplicable reluctance' to enforce this ruling

EFFORTS WASTED? This is the Philippine team that flew to The Hague, Netherlands, to defend the merits of the Philippines' case against China in November 2015. Photo courtesy of PCA

[OPINION] Enforce arbitral award for present, future generations

Jul 12, 2018 - 8:57 AM

Since the Duterte administration has chosen to set aside the enforcement of the Award, the task of keeping alive the Award within our country has fallen on people like you and me

Belmonte eyed to lead new House committee on West PH Sea

Aug 03, 2016 - 2:46 PM

House Majority Floor Leader Rudy Fariñas hopes former Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr s strong sense of nationalism will make him accept the job

LIVE: Justice Antonio Carpio on what's next for PH after case vs China

Jul 22, 2016 - 1:51 PM

What can we expect after the Philippines victory over China in the arbitral tribunal?

'Game of diplomats' begins in West Philippine Sea

Jul 16, 2016 - 9:51 PM

The goal here is a diplomatic solution to a very complicated problem Counselor Kristie Kenney of the US State Department tells Rappler

'GAME OF DIPLOMATS.' Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr (right) and Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua (left) exchange pleasantries during Zhao's courtesy call on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 7, 2016. Photo from MARO-PCOO

LIVE: West Philippine Sea after PH victory

Jul 15, 2016 - 12:30 PM

This forum is scheduled from 9 am to 12:30 pm at the Malcolm Theater of the University of the Philippines UP College of Law

China rejects talks with PH if 'based on ruling'

Jul 14, 2016 - 5:40 PM

The historic ruling on the West Philippine Sea is nothing more than a piece of waste paper says Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin

REJECTING THE RULING. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin holds up a policy paper on China's position on the ruling of an arbitral tribunal on the South China Sea during a press conference in Beijing, China, on July 13, 2016. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Joint development in EEZ 'prohibited' – Carpio

Jul 14, 2016 - 3:09 PM

Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says Why do you want to share what s exclusively yours?

LEADING EXPERT. Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio of the Philippine Supreme Court gives a lecture on the South China Sea dispute between the Philippines and China on June 17, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

PH-China ruling: Why Yasay wasn't smiling

Jul 13, 2016 - 9:30 PM

Did the government of President Rodrigo Duterte want to water down Manila’s victory to appease Beijing?

NOT SMILING. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr draws flak for his somber tone in announcing the Philippines' victory against China on July 12, 2016. Photo courtesy of EPA

Hague ruling: Filipinos, Chinese may fish in Scarborough

Jul 13, 2016 - 7:45 PM

The UN backed tribunal recognizes the traditional fishing rights of small scale Filipino and Chinese fishermen in the shoal effectively declaring it as a common fishing ground

BACK TO SEA. Fishermen from Zambales join an anti-China rally in front of the Chinese Consulate in Makati City on July 12, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Taiwan rejects Philippines' victory over China

Jul 13, 2016 - 6:26 PM

Taiwan says the award won by the Philippines is completely unacceptable to the government of the Republic of China

TAIWANESE WARSHIP. A handout picture made available by the Office of the President of Taiwan shows Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (C) walking to board the Taiwanese Navy warship Kang Ding before it sets sail to Taiping Island in the South China Sea on July 13, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Office of the President of Taiwan

Carpio, Hilbay, Jardeleza brief Duterte on West PH Sea ruling

Jul 13, 2016 - 4:50 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aquirre II says the 3 men agreed to the tenor of the statement made by Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr earlier Tuesday evening

THUMBS UP. Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr gives President Rodrigo Duterte the thumbs-up sign after announcing the favorable ruling on the West Philippine Sea earlier that evening. KING RODRIGUEZ/PPD

PH to consult ASEAN allies over sea dispute ruling – defense chief

Jul 13, 2016 - 12:22 PM

The community of ASEAN who supported us in our pleading should also be consulted says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana

STUDYING THE RULING. Defense chief Delfin Lorenzana says the Philippines is still studying the implications of the South China Sea ruling. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Aquino: 'Monumental' ruling on PH-China victory for all

Jul 13, 2016 - 7:55 AM

The former president says that with the decision the maritime dispute is now closer to having a permanent solution

CHINESE HERITAGE. The ancestors of President Benigno Aquino III come from Hongjian village in Zhangzou, a Fujian province in China. Malacañang file photo

How to enforce Hague ruling? PH lead counsel explains

Jul 12, 2016 - 8:40 PM

The Philippines’ lead counsel Paul Reichler says this will depend on how vigorously the affected states assert their rights against China

HISTORIC HEARINGS. The Philippines' lead counsel against China, Paul Reichler (right), confers with Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario (1st from left) and Philippine Solicitor General Florin Hilbay (2nd from left) on the 1st day of hearings on the merits of the Philippines' case. Photo by Abigail Valte

Duterte urged to use tribunal ruling to assert PH rights vs China

Jul 12, 2016 - 7:51 PM

UPDATED Solicitors general under the Aquino administration say the ruling is a potent legal platform for our goal of effectively asserting our maritime entitlements under UNCLOS

BALL IN DUTERTE'S COURT. Supreme Court Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza (right) and former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay urge the Duterte government to use the favorable ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration as leverage in the Philippines' relations with China. Rappler photo

Highlights of ruling: China violated Philippine sovereign rights

Jul 12, 2016 - 6:32 PM

The UN backed tribunal declares Mischief Reef Second Thomas Shoal and Reed Bank form part of the Philippines 200 nautical exclusive economic zone and continental shelf

Image courtesy Permanent Court of Arbitration

Lawmakers hail ruling on Philippines' case vs China

Jul 12, 2016 - 6:12 PM

UPDATED Legislators at the House of Representatives are elated by the Philippines historic win against China over the West Philippine Sea dispute

HISTORIC. Lawmakers at the House of Representatives weigh in on the historic ruling on the West Philippine Sea dispute. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

‘Victory’ rally in Manila ahead of South China Sea ruling

Jul 12, 2016 - 4:27 PM

Advocacy groups are anticipating a favorable ruling for Manila hours before the arbitral tribunal in The Hague hands down its ruling on the South China Sea dispute

VICTORY? Advocacy groups celebrate an anticipated favorable ruling for Manila in the South China Sea dispute. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Lawmaker to Duterte: Convene LEDAC after PH-China case ruling

Jul 12, 2016 - 2:34 PM

Manalo matalo hindi po matatapos ang hidwaan sa pinag aagawang isla at karagatan says Kabayan Representative Harry Roque

ADVISE TO DUTERTE. Kabayan Representative Harry Roque holds a press conference ahead of the historic ruling on the dispute West Philippine Sea. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler