BY MARITES DAÑGUILAN VITUG
The good news is: tension between Taipei and Manila is de-escalating. The bad news is: there will be more of these disputes, in different variations and intensities.
“This will happen again,” Chito Sto. Romana, a China scholar, warns. “We share maritime space.”
Taiwan, while a renegade province, takes the same position as China in claiming most of the South China Sea. Definitely, it is not the only source of our anxiety. Big Brother, China, is the more formidable adversary.