For Filipino officials to parrot that the Arbitral Award is just a piece of paper is to accept that the Arbitral Award is null and void, a position that is contrary to Philippine national interest Read More -> https://www.rappler.com/voices/thought-leaders/hague-arbitral-award-west-philippine-sea-china-not-just-piece-of-paper/
Because China had failed to act on funding requests pending since 2019, former finance secretary Carlos Dominguez III canceled the Philippine government’s application with China’s Eximbank for loans to bankroll P276 billion in major railway projects, thus tarnishing Duterte’s vaunted legacy of a breakthrough infrastructure program. Read More -> https://opinion.inquirer.net/155268/eyes-wide-open-on-china-deals
(CNN) — A US Navy warship on Saturday challenged Chinese claims to disputed islands in the South China Sea, the US 7th Fleet said in a statement — the second operation of its kind this week. Read More -> https://www.cnnphilippines.com/world/2022/7/17/us-navy-china-south-china-sea.html??