Philippines can rally ‘overwhelming majority’ vs China before UN — Carpio

MANILA, Sept 28 (Mabuhay) — Manila can rally an “overwhelming majority” of allies against Beijing if it raises before the United Nations an arbitral ruling that invalidated China’s claims over the West Philippine Sea, retired Supreme Court Associate...

Duterte invokes arbitral ruling vs. China in first UN speech

MANILA, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday invoked the country’s arbitral victory in 2016 against China’s massive claims in the South China Sea. In his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Duterte said the Philippines...

Palace thanks UK, France, Germany for supporting PH arbitral win

MANILA, Sept 19 (Mabuhay) — Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Friday extended gratitude to the United Kingdom, France, and Germany for supporting Manila’s win in the South China Sea by citing the 2016 Arbitral Award that invalidated Beijing’s expansive...

Carpio joins Del Rosario, Morales in ICC case vs. China

MANILA, Sept 16 (Mabuhay) — Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario on Tuesday said the case filed against Chinese President Xi Jinping and other officials before the International Criminal Court will proceed after submitting new evidence that could compel the...

PHL to send home Chinese energy experts

Expatriation of Sino technicians due to ‘security concerns’ Manila, Philippines | AFP | – The Philippines said Wednesday it would end Chinese technical involvement in running the country’s power grid, partly due to national security concerns. All 16 Chinese technicians currently...

China blasts ‘irresponsible’ US comments on island project

BEIJING (AFP) – Beijing on Monday dismissed as “irresponsible” US criticism of its construction of an artificial island reportedly large enough for an airstrip in a disputed section of the South China Sea. The statement by China’s foreign ministry came after a US military...

PHL Consulate General co-hosts launch of 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament

 Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General co-hosted the launch of the 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament at the Community Hall of the Philippine Consulate General on 24 September 2014. Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim welcomed the cooperation of the Asian American...

Palace: Chinese travel advisory won’t affect PHL-China ties

MANILA (Mabuhay) – China’s travel advisory to its nationals warning of possible security threats in the Philippines will not have any negative effect on Manila-Beijing ties, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte also reiterated the government...

AARP TEK Workshops in San Diego empower Asian Americans 50+ to use technology

Free AARP TEK workshops with translation supportexpanding to more cities in 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C., September 10, 2014 – More than 300 people attended AARP TEK workshops designed for Chinese, Filipino, and other Asian American and Pacific Islander communities on how to use...

Double jeopardy Chinese aggression in Zambales?

Manila journalist Jarius Bondoc recently published a story regarding Chinese aggression not only on the Panatag/Scarbourough Shoal controversy in Bajo de Masinloc, Zambales, but  the current invasion of a part of the West Philippine Sea-side in the town of Santa Cruz, Zambales....