PH to China on sea row: Respect rule of law, honor UN tribunal ruling


The Philippines is not giving up its claims on the South China Sea as President Aquino once again pressed China to respect the rule of law and honor the ruling of the United National arbitral tribunal that it has jurisdiction over the maritime dispute case.

“As the arbitration process we have entered into continues to its logical conclusion, we are hopeful that China would honor its word and respect the rule of law. The world is watching and expects no less from a responsible global leader,” said Aquino at the 10th East Asia summit which was also attended by China.

Countries which participated at the summit were the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)–Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Laos, Burma (Myanmar), Vietnam, Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand, and Brunei–with Australia…

Read more: