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Senators seek U.S. strategy to stop China’s South China Sea reclamation

(Reuters) – Leading U.S. senators expressed alarm on Thursday at the scale and speed of China’s land reclamation in the South China Sea and said a formal U.S. strategy was needed to slow or stop the work. In a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, Republican Senators […]

Palace welcomes US Senate resolution backing PH on sea dispute

MANILA, Philippines – Amid the continuing conflict between Southeast Asian Nations and China, the United States recently approved a resolution supporting the Philippines’ moves for peaceful settlement of territorial dispute.   Quoting US Senate Resolution no. 412, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. on Sunday said the US reaffirmed “its unwavering commitment and support for allies […]