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Roilo Golez: Defender of the West Philippine Sea

Jun 11, 2018 - 2:29 PM

The former national security adviser had consistently argued that the law is on the Philippines' side in the maritime dispute

IBP exploring possibility of filing for writ of kalikasan to protect PH marine territories

Feb 16, 2018 - 6:33 PM

'We saw that instead of moving the ball forward to a goal, the Philippine government somehow froze the ball and now the ball is now being brought towards the opposite direction,' Integrated Bar of the Philippines national president Abdiel Dan Fajardo says

Pimentel files Senate resolution praising Aquino for win over China

Jul 22, 2016 - 2:05 PM

Pimentel who s eyed as the next Senate president says it is just fitting and right that the Senate recognizes the heroic efforts of former President Benigno Aquino III and others who helped in the case

RESOLUTION. Senator Koko Pimentel, presumptive Senate President, files a resolution seeking to commend former president Benigno Aquino III and other Filipinos who helped win the arbitration case against China.

Recto: PH 'no gloating' policy better than China's 'tantrums'

Jul 16, 2016 - 1:42 PM

We re calm and collected Let me quote a Chinese saying: He who strikes the first blow admits he s lost the argument says Senator Ralph Recto

NO GLOATING POLICY. Senator Ralph Receto lauds Malacañang's 'no gloating' policy over the international tribunal ruling favoring the Philippines. Photo from Recto's Facebook page

Aquino creates West Philippine Sea task force

Mar 23, 2016 - 6:28 PM

President Benigno Aquino III forms the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea after Filipino fishermen were again harassed by the Chinese coast guard in Scarborough Shoal

NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY. President Benigno S. Aquino III creates the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea as tensions continue to mount between the Philippines and China in the disputed area. File photo by Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Singapore's most competitive polls: What's at stake?

Sep 11, 2015 - 11:27 AM

The outcome of Singapore s general election will determine the future of its political system succession and impact on the region s democracy and stability

LEE'S TEST. The September 11 general elections in Singapore are seen as a test of the leadership of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong after the death of his father in March. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA