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about 1 month ago

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about 1 month ago

Cayetano also assured the public that the situation in the South China Sea remains stable.

about 1 month ago

The vessels were reportedly found one to three nautical miles north of the disputed islands.

about 1 month ago

The USS John S. McCain sailed near Mischief Reef in a "freedom of navigation" operation. The reef is an artificial island built by China in the Spratly Islands, known by China as the Nansha Islands.

about 1 month ago

The Palace responds after the Asian Maritime Transparency Institute (AMTI) published photos showing continuing land reclamation in the South China Sea.

about 1 month ago

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said he eventually agreed to include the denouncement as other ASEAN ministers pointed out that land reclamation in the South China Sea took place before, and it could happen again.

about 1 month ago

Ahead of the ASEAN Regional Forum here in Manila, the top diplomats of the United States, Australia and Japan are urging the Philippines and China to abide by the 2016 arbitral ruling in the South China Sea. They also condemned North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear weapons program, a message the Philippines conveyed to the reclusive state.

about 1 month ago

The ASEAN foreign ministers have spoken: they're taking a tougher stance against China's actions in the South China Sea than their leaders did back in April.

about 1 month ago

The Philippines is hosting the annual ASEAN meetings this year and ASEAN dialogue partners in East Asia are holding talks at a time when a lot is at stake in the region. A growing ISIS threat, continued tensions in the South China Sea, and most recently, missile threats on the Korean Peninsula.