They are pushing their country’s claim over the disputed area. The Philippines has taken China to court over ownership of the territory and a decision is expected within the next few weeks. One activist spoke to Al Jazeera about her trip.
Madrid, 11 May 2015 – Antonio Tirol Carpio, Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, talks to Mario Esteban, Elcano Royal Institute, on the South China Sea dispute over territory and sovereignty over ocean areas, and the Paracels and the Spratlys – two island chains claimed in whole or in part by […]
Senators have started their inquiry on the defense agreement that the Philippines signed with the United States. – ANC, Prime Time, December 1, 2014 Read more: http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/video/nation/12/01/14/why-senators-doubt-us-help-vs-china
Bordered by ten nations and including some of the world’s most important shipping lanes and fisheries, the South China Sea is a vital region. Critically important mineral resources, including oil, are thought to be there in large quantities as well. The Chinese have long laid claim to nearly the entire South China Sea. That claim […]