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China’s cabbage strategy

TWO WEEKS ago, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi accused ASEAN of an anti-Beijing conspiracy over disputed South China Sea (SCS) territory at the start of the foreign ministers meeting in Brunei, and called the Philippines a provocateur for stirring tensions in the SCS. That imperious salvo triggered a sharp response from DFA Secretary Albert del Rosario. China’s claim of indisputable sovereignty over nearly the entire South China Sea (SCS) based on its 9-dash line is a grossly excessive claim. He reiterated that the dispute must be settled in accordance with international law and asked all the countries in the meeting to support the rule of law. – See more at: http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Opinion&title=China%E2%80%99s-cabbage-strategy&id=73042#sthash.5hjvDT0V.dpuf Read more: China’s cabbage strategy

Aquino vows to fight for territorial sovereignty

IN APPARENT reference to territorial disputes at the South China Sea, President Benigno S.C. Aquino III on Tuesday vowed to fight for the Philippines’ sovereign rights during the 115th anniversary of the country’s independence. – Read moret: http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Nation&title=Aquino-vows-to-fight-for-territorial-sovereignty&id=71690#sthash.qZlw1dmP.dpuf

Brilliant strategy

SUPREME COURT Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has been in the news lately because of his commencement address at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) Graduate School of Law a couple of weeks ago. Rightly so. His discussion of the issues involved in our West Philippine Sea (WPS) dispute with China (actually, both Chinas — the mainland and Taiwan) is the clearest I have come across so far. He obviously has had a hand in the shaping of the government’s legal strategy to be pursued in its case to be brought before the UN arbitral tribunal. Read more: http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Opinion&title=Brilliant-strategy&id=70981