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PH urged to build 'int'l consensus' amid China defiance

Jun 06, 2016 - 5:40 PM

China should understand that not acknowledging the rule of law is against its own national security and national economic interests an analyst says

PROTEST VS CHINA. Filipino students on March 3, 2016, stage a protest in Manila, Philippines, against China's aggression in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

China to be PH election issue in 2016 – analyst

Jun 09, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Analysts say Vice President Jejomar Binay will take a more moderate and unpopular position on China if he wins as president in 2016

STARK DIFFERENCE. Vice President Jejomar Binay takes a different position on China compared to President Aquino's aggressive stance.

What China's snub means for PH arbitration case

Dec 15, 2014 - 1:31 PM

China snubs the deadline to respond to the Philippine s arbitration case What does this mean for Manila?

‘President Hillary’ to follow through on Asia pivot – analyst

Dec 14, 2014 - 10:17 AM

Analysts say if Hillary Clinton becomes US president she will pursue the US pivot to Asia a policy whose execution weakened in President Barack Obama s second term

DEEPER ENGAGEMENT. Analysts say if Hillary Clinton succeeds Obama, she will push for deeper engagement with the Asia-Pacific. File photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images North America/AFP

Rough seas: Will PH ‘lawfare’ work vs China?

Dec 13, 2014 - 1:26 PM

Legal and foreign affairs experts say the outcome of the Philippines arbitration case is uncertain and Manila must work harder on diplomatic and military tracks

LEGAL GAMBIT. The Philippines takes China to court. Will it get the Asian superpower to comply with a ruling favoring Manila? File photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

Obama's Asia pivot 'relevant to every American's job'

May 01, 2014 - 4:40 PM

A US think tank says the Asia pivot is not an anti China message but has to do with growth innovation and a paradigm shift in the political patois of the US

IRONCLAD VOW: In Manila, US President Barack Obama declares ironclad commitment to defend the Philippines