West Philippine Sea ruling - updates

Rappler's latest stories on West Philippine Sea ruling


Duterte: Hague ruling will be my ‘platform’ for PH-China talks

Sep 02, 2016 - 7:29 PM

But the President says he will wait for the proper moment: I am not ready to exchange barbs with China…We do not want any quarrel at all at this time

DEALING WITH CHINA. President Duterte speaks with Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua during the National Heroes' Day Celebration on August 29, 2016. Photo from PPD

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

Yasay to ASEAN: Support Hague ruling on sea row

Jul 25, 2016 - 12:16 PM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr says the ruling on the West Philippine Sea South China Sea is final and binding

ASEAN MINISTERS. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr (4th from left) joins other ASEAN foreign ministers during the first ASEAN meeting that he attended. Photo by Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

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

Nat'l interest top priority regardless of Hague decision – Palace

Jul 12, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Malacañang says once the decision on the Philippines case against China is out the Duterte administration will have to thresh out a number of details before it announces its next steps

PH-CHINA RELATIONS. President Rodrigo Duterte and Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr meet Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua days before the release of an international court's decision on the West Philippine Sea dispute. Photo from Presidential Photographers Division

Aquino on China row: NZ backs rules-based approach

Oct 23, 2012 - 3:37 PM

President Aquino says New Zealand supports a rules based approach to resolving the PH China dispute