arbitration proceedings - updates

Rappler's latest stories on arbitration proceedings


Philippines wins case vs China

Jul 12, 2016 - 5:06 PM

UPDATED This ruling by an arbitral tribunal in The Hague Netherlands on the maritime dispute on the West Philippine Sea comes after a 3 year process pursued by Manila but snubbed by Beijing

DAVID VS GOLIATH. A Chinese coast guard ship (top) and a Philippine supply boat engage in a standoff as the Philippine boat attempts to reach Ayungin Shoal, a reef claimed by both countries, on March 29, 2014. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

PH to China: Be a ‘responsible nation’

Jul 18, 2013 - 3:54 PM

It must show to the international community its respect for the rule of law including arbitration to clearly define maritime entitlements in the South China Sea

China hits back at PH: You've changed

Jul 17, 2013 - 10:27 AM

China says the Philippines has changed its attitude and approach toward the West Philippine Sea dispute under the Aquino administration

Hearings on PH, China dispute begin

Jul 16, 2013 - 3:52 PM

The battleground between the Philippines and China is in the Netherlands as the proceedings begin whether China likes it or not

DISPUTED AREA. China claims virtually all of the West Philippine Sea even within the 200-nautical-mile Philippine Exclusive Economic Zone. Graphic by Bardo Wu

Polish judge to represent China in PH arbitration

Mar 24, 2013 - 3:04 PM

Pawlak was picked by the ITLOS president after China failed to nominate its own representative in the proceedings initiated by the Philippines over the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea

ARBITRATION TRIBUNAL. Pawlak and Wolfrum are both senior judges of ITLOS, based since 1994 in Hamburg, Germany. Photo from official website

PH on 'right track' over China challenge

Feb 20, 2013 - 5:55 PM

UPDATED We will follow the process whether they agree to it or not Cabinet Secretary Rene Almendras said

COURT WILL DECIDE The Philippines will take China to international court over their territorial dispute in the South China Sea. Graphic by Mich Garcia

China rejects PH arbitration move

Feb 19, 2013 - 8:23 PM

UPDATED Beijing says it has enough evidence to back up its claims over the South China Sea

DISPUTED AREA. The Philippines lodged in 2012 a record 15 formal protests over China's actions in the South China Sea

Aquino commends National Bookstore

Feb 19, 2013 - 12:32 PM

The bookstore chain demonstrated patriotism when it withdrew all Chinese made globes showing the contentious 9 Dash line map says DFA

PATRIOTIC GESTURE. Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario commended National Bookstore for pulling out from its stores all Chinese-made globes including the contentious 9-Dash line map. Graphic by Teddy Pavon