maritime row - updates

Rappler's latest stories on maritime row


Philippines invites China to 'formal discussions'

Aug 12, 2016 - 11:52 AM

China says former Philippine president Fidel V Ramos can come to Beijing as special envoy of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

DUTERTE’S ENVOY. Former Philippine president Fidel V. Ramos speaks during a press conference at the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong on August 9, 2016. Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA

PH willing to share resources in West PH Sea

Jul 08, 2016 - 5:37 PM

The Duterte administration hopes to quickly begin direct talks with China after a tribunal in The Hague issues a historic ruling on July 12

JOINT EXPLORATION. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr says the Philippines is open to jointly exploring the West Philippine Sea with China. File photo by Rappler

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Jul 01, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Duterte: PH won't 'flaunt' sea dispute ruling vs China

Jun 30, 2016 - 7:13 PM

If the Philippines wins its case against China over the West Philippine Sea Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr prefers to study its implications first

CONGRATULATING DUTERTE. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua (left) congratulates Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte after the new Philippine leader took his oath of office on June 30, 2016. Photo by EDP/Malacanang

Duterte open to joint exploration with China in West PH Sea

Feb 05, 2016 - 1:00 PM

If the arbitration case on the maritime dispute drags on for too long Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says he is willing to discuss sharing natural resources with China

TALKING FOREIGN POLICY. Rodrigo Duterte takes questions about his take on international affairs during a Go Negosyo elections forum on February 4, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

PH vows ‘prompt, mutually beneficial’ implementation of EDCA

Jan 13, 2016 - 11:08 AM

Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario says the Supreme Court ruling on EDCA opens up new opportunities to further deepen our enduring alliance with the US

PH-US 2+2. (L-R) Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario, US Secretary of State John Kerry, Philippine Secretary of Defense Voltaire  Gazmin and US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter pose for a photo opportunity before the second Philippines-US Two-plus-Two Ministerial Dialogue on January 12, 2016, at the US Department of State in Washington, DC. Photo courtesy of the Philippine Embassy in Washington DC

Xi’s ‘perfect host’ gets unwanted visitor: Chinese ship

Nov 19, 2015 - 5:53 PM

Kalayaan s mayor says a Chinese ship was spotted in the West PH Sea during the Chinese President s Manila trip

APEC 2015 chairman President Benigno S. Aquino III greets People's Republic of China President Xi Jinping upon arrival for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting (AELM) Family Photo at the Main Lobby of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Cultural Center of the Philippines complex in Pasay City on Thursday (November 19, 2015). Working with this year’s theme: “Building Inclusive Economies, Building a Better World.” (Photo by Benhur Arcayan / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

China hits planned ASEAN move vs reclamation

Apr 21, 2015 - 9:15 AM

This comes as Philippine President Benigno Aquino III plans to raise China s reclamation activities as his main topic at the upcoming ASEAN summit

SLAMMING CRITICS. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei says critical Southeast Asian countries shouldn't damage ties between China and ASEAN. File photo by AFP

US eyes top equipment for PH amid China row

Apr 15, 2015 - 2:22 PM

Courting US support Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario will visit key US officials in Washington DC

Leftist lawmaker wants more troops, ships in West PH Sea

Apr 10, 2015 - 7:50 PM

President Aquino should fortify our positions in the area to counter China’s aggressive acts says Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares

SEND A WARSHIP: Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares wants the navy to send a warship to the West Philippine Sea. File photo by Karlos Manlupig

Aquino: PH relationship with China ‘improving’

Oct 22, 2014 - 5:15 PM

Improving ties with China will not deter President Benigno Aquino III from raising China s recent actions in the South China Sea at the ASEAN Summit in November

President Benigno Aquino III addresses the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) on October 22, 2014. Malacañang Photo

Key attention on the Philippines at Asian security summit

Jun 05, 2014 - 7:44 PM

Rising tensions indicate the need for the Philippines to continue to pursue capabilities to build a minimum credible defense

'SHANGRI-LA DIALOGUE.' A Gurkha soldier, part of a Gurkha elite contingent of the Singapore Police force, stands guard outside the Shangri-la Hotel, the venue of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) 13th Asia Security Summit, in Singapore on May 30, 2014. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

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Jun 04, 2014 - 8:23 PM

Tribunal orders China to answer PH pleading Napoles camp: Return millions to gov t? We ve no funds Beijing in lockdown for Tiananmen anniversary

Tribunal orders China to answer PH pleading

Jun 04, 2014 - 8:21 AM

UPDATED China is given until December this year to respond to the historic case filed against it by the Philippines

Philippine strategy towards China deserves support

May 27, 2014 - 9:00 AM

What may yet come back to haunt the Aquino administration is the lack of a thought through China strategy Its policy towards China appears to be haphazard

Vietnam PM condemns China at WEF

May 22, 2014 - 5:16 PM

Speaking before 600 WEF delegates Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung accuses China of slandering Vietnam

RESOLUTION. Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung had strong words for China in his speech before the World Economic Forum on East Asia on Thursday, May 22. Photo by Rappler

Malaysia stresses China ties despite Asian rows

May 22, 2014 - 4:35 PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the territorial row between China and other Southeast Asian countries should not be an impediment to Malaysia s growing ties with China

China tests carrier for sea combat

Dec 23, 2013 - 5:18 PM

China tests the Liaoning for more than 100 times even as the Philippines foreign ministry considers this a threat

China on aircraft carrier: 'Beyond reproach'

Nov 29, 2013 - 4:52 PM

The Chinese embassy says it s a normal training mission

Aquino on China carrier: Not a threat

Nov 28, 2013 - 3:30 PM

Let s not play it up the President says when asked if China s aircraft carrier poses a threat to the Philippines