President Duterte has never wavered in affirming PH arbitral win over China — Nograles

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The allegation that President Rodrigo Duterte’s denunciation of China’s actions in the West Philippine Sea was “too little, too late” is unfounded, according to Malacañang. Cabinet Secretary and Acting Presidential Spokesperson Karlo Nograles refuted allegations of Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya), claiming Duterte has always been consistent in affirming the country’s arbitral… Continue reading President Duterte has never wavered in affirming PH arbitral win over China — Nograles

US warns China on action against Philippines

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The United States on Friday accused China of an escalation against the Philippines and warned that an armed attack would invite a US response after an incident in disputed waters. “The United States stands with our ally, the Philippines, in the face of this escalation that directly threatens regional peace and stability,” State Department spokesman… Continue reading US warns China on action against Philippines

Chinese Coast Guard intercepted, water cannoned PH supply boats in Ayungin Shoal

According to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Western Command in Palawan, the Chinese Coast Guard bombarded some Filipino boats that were intended to provide supplies to Filipino soldiers within the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). According to Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., on Thursday, November 16, three Chinese Coast Guard vessels intercepted and water… Continue reading Chinese Coast Guard intercepted, water cannoned PH supply boats in Ayungin Shoal