Malacañang Palace clings to China's 'good faith' despite continued construction in West Philippine Sea
West Philippine Sea
Malacañang is still holding on to China’s good faith despite its continued construction on disputed waters, saying it has not breached its promise as long as it does not reclaim any further islands.
Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has denied allegations she tried to block Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza from getting a seat at the high tribunal when he was still solicitor general.
Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said then solicitor general Francis Jardeleza was given a chance to explain before the Judicial Bar Council (JBC) his stand over the West Philippine Sea.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday (Nov. 15) shared an exchange with an unnamed Chinese official who told him Beijing would not want lives lost over the West Philippine Sea.
Senator JV Ejercito is disappointed with President Duterte's decision to put off earlier plans of bringing up the issue on the West Philippine Sea with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Senator Leila de Lima warned the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) against following President Duterte’s orders to stop the construction of shelters for Filipino fishermen on sandbars off a Manila-claimed island in the West Philippine…
Opposition senators on Thursday urged Malacanang to assert and rally support from other countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in enforcing the ruling on the Philippine’s exclusive sovereign rights over the West…
The government exists to "protect and serve" its people and their interest, the Senate opposition bloc said on Thursday.
The Philippines may have to remain motionless even as China continues aggressive developments in the West Philippine Sea as Manila is powerless over Beijing, Senator Cynthia Villar said.
Malacañang on Tuesday said the Philippines would have to rely on good faith that China would not use its largest dredging vessel to build on disputed islands in the West Philippine Sea.
President Rodrigo Duterte is not in a hurry to resolve the maritime row in the West Philippine Sea despite the favorable arbitral ruling won by the country in an international tribunal.
China has assured it will not militarize the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) amid reports that it has been constructing military structures in the disputed territory.
Fielding questions about claims in the West Philippine Sea, Tarlac first-district Rep. Carlos Cojuangco, vice chairman of the House committee on appropriations and sponsor of the proposed budget of the Department of Foreign Affairs, said…
China has already planted its flag on a sand cay located seven nautical miles northeast off an island controlled by the Philippines, Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano has claimed.
The Philippines is "giving up" its rights over fishery and energy resources in the West Philippine Sea in exchange of China's continued patronage of President Rodrigo Duterte.
ASEAN calls for self-restraint in South China Sea, settlement through UNCLOS
Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China on Sunday approved the framework for a code of conduct in the West Philippine Sea/South China Sea and targeted to start the negotiations on the actual code by the end…
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to press on with his drug war that has claimed thousands of lives, as he urged lawmakers to endorse "eye-for-an-eye" death penalties.