Philippines

Philippines blasts Beijing’s new trespass rule in contested waters as ‘illegal’

A Philippine lawmaker urges Manila to take Beijing again to an international court over its new policy.

Philippine Senate investigates mayor suspected of China link, illegal gaming ties

“No one knows where she came from,” President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. told reporters on Thursday.

Philippine civilian convoy claims victory in Scarborough Shoal resupply mission

Activists defied a Chinese blockade to deliver food, fuel to Filipino fishermen in the South China Sea.

Filipino civilian convoy departs for Scarborough Shoal, demands ‘China leave’

Beijing warns Manila against violating its “sovereignty” over the disputed South China Sea territory.

Philippines demands China ‘open’ Scarborough Shoal for international, environmental audit

Manila accuses Beijing of damaging the environment and illegally harvesting giant clams and other species from South China Sea shoal.

Filipino civilian convoy departs for Scarborough Shoal, demands ‘China leave’

Beijing warns Manila against violating its “sovereignty” over the disputed South China Sea territory.

US, the Philippines and Japan forge stronger ties to counter China’s “dangerous, coercive” behavior

They protect a historic Christ statue in one of the world’s biggest Catholic processions