Tag Archives: Rule of Law

Carpio warns of disaster if UN tribunal says it has no jurisdiction in PH-China row

The Philippines may be forced to buy missiles and warplanes to protect its national sovereignty if the Arbitral Tribunal of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) says it has no jurisdiction on the complaint lodged by the country against China, Supreme Court Associate c has warned. In an interview with […]

The Rule of Law Is China’s Challenge in the South China Sea

News that the People’s Republic of China is claiming ownership of and enlarging the size of some disputed islands in the South China Sea, and building air strips to enhance its ability to project its air power in the region, has been met with predictable alarm by a variety of countries in the region and […]

Phl, Japan lawmakers call for rule of law in sea disputes

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino and Japanese lawmakers signed yesterday a Joint Document for Cooperation on Promotion of the Rule of Law at Sea. Hiroshi Nakada led Japanese lawmakers in signing the document. The document reaffirmed the two countries’ valuable partnership and sharing of common values like freedom, democracy and respect for basic human rights, as […]

India has important contribution to make in Asia Pacific: US

Washington: As world’s largest democracy and given its strategic location in the Indo-Pacific geography, India has an important role to play in the Asia Pacific region, a top American diplomat has said. “India as the world’s largest democracy; and given its strategic place in Indo-Pacific geography, has an important role to play, an important contribution […]