By Christian V. Esguerra
BRUSSELS—The Philippines and the European Union are on the same page on how to resolve the territorial disputes in the South China Sea: the manner should be peaceful and rules-based. This was made clear when President Aquino sat down Monday, Sept. 15, with European Commission President José Manuel Barroso at the Berlaymont here, as both leaders […]
By Julie S. Alipala
Two Chinese consuls based in Cebu flew to Zamboanga City on Friday and met with regional police authorities in Western Mindanao about the kidnapping of a Chinese national in Zamboanga Sibugay.
Vietnam has accused Chinese authorities of beating several of its fishermen and has demanded severe punishment for those involved in an incident that could increase tensions in a sea dispute between the communist neighbors.
The US national security adviser says China and the US need to avoid any incidents that complicate relations between their militaries.
By Jerome Aning
New Supreme Court Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza was not being disloyal nor did he betray the country with his position on the West Philippine Sea dispute, according to majority of the Supreme Court justices who had earlier ordered his reinclusion in the Judicial and Bar Council’s short list of nominees for the vacancy in the tribunal last month.