West Philippine Sea

Southeast Asia Speaks: Antonio Carpio on West PH Sea and leading a political movement

Rappler
How will the latest tension between Philippines and China be resolved? Catch the interview with retired Supreme Court senior associate justice Antonio Carpio on Thursday, April 15!

Bookmark this page to watch the interview on Thursday, April 15, at 7 pm!

China once again renewed tensions in the West Philippine Sea with the presence of hundreds of its vessels – allegedly manned by Chinese maritime militia – near Julian Felipe Reef.

The continued presence of the vessels despite clear skies – the ships reportedly just took shelter in the area due to inclement weather – has prompted the Philippines to file diplomatic protests against China.

On Thursday, April 15, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to former Supreme Court senior associate justice Antonio Carpio on the developments in the West Philippine Sea and how he sees the so-called the worst tension between the two countries possibly ending.

Carpio, a staunch defender of the West Philippine Sea, will also talk about the hopes of the 1Sambayan electoral coalition which aims to field a single opposition standard-bearer in the 2022 presidential elections.

Catch the interview at 7 pm on Thursday, April 15. – Rappler.com

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