Philippines official raises alarm over military's deal with China Telecom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An anonymous cyberintelligence official in the Philippines government has come forward to tell the media that a pending agreement between a Chinese telecom company and the...

Xi rejects Duterte's demand to abide by Hague ruling on S. China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met with China's leader on Thursday (Aug. 29) in Beijing, where the two discussed bilateral ties and territorial disputes in the S...

Philippines considers opening Thitu Island in S. China Sea to tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an effort to shore up its territorial claims in the South China Sea, the Philippines is considering organizing tourist visits to Pag-asa Island, known internationally a...

China swiftly stripping Philippines' EEZ of marine resources

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hot on the heels of an announcement by the Duterte Administration acquiescing to Communist China's encroachment on its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), experts warn that Chin...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Did China commit 'crimes against humanity' in the South China Sea?

Two former Philippine government officials, along with a group of Filipino fishermen, filed a complaint last Thursday with the International Criminal Court (ICC) accusing China's President Xi Jinp...

Duterte a 'puppet' of Beijing, says imprisoned Philippine lawmaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A prominent member of the political opposition to the current administration in the Philippines declared that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a “puppet&rdquo...

Duterte indicates Philippines will defer to Beijing on S. China Sea matters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the ASEAN Summit in Singapore, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte failed to attend key meetings with ASEAN leaders and heads of state from Australia and South Korea o...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

The Paradox of Duterte’s Foreign Policy

HONOLULU (IPP Review) -- Two of the most controversial foreign policy stances of the administration of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte involve the nation’s human rights and territorial inte...

Philippines president Duterte carries out first military inspection in 20 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To commemorate the 120 year anniversary of the Philippine Navy, President Rodrigo Duterte conducted a military inspection May 22, the first inspection in 20 years. Dute...

President Duterte jokingly tells Beijing to ‘let Taiwan be’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte cracked jokes about the legal status of Taiwan, China and the Philippines on Monday. President Duterte addressed Chinese leaders, o...

Amid disputes, Indonesia renames part of South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Japan, Philippines to hold joint drills in West Philippine Sea

Japan and the Philippines plan to hold a joint maritime drill from June 23 to 24 in the South China Sea, a move apparently aimed at paving way for the two sides to cooperate more in the region, accord...