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    Philippines seeks UN arbitration over South China Sea disputes

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... arbitration through the United Nations in the dispute over maritime territory in the South China Sea because it is "the last resort", the Philippine foreign minister said yesterday. China formally rejected the UN arbitration on February 19. A Chinese diplomat had told the South China Morning Post that Manila was making a mistake by resorting to arbitration because "we ...

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    Upside and downside seen in Beijing's move on Scarborough Shoal

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... but analysts have noted both positives and negatives. "There will be less risk of armed confrontation," said Aileen Baviera, professor of China studies and international relations and a former dean of the University of the Philippines' Asian Centre. She told the South China Morning Post that Beijing observers, such as the International Crisis Group, had earlier blamed ...


    Manila UN case means China may quit maritime pact

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:48pm by Raissa Robles

    ... suit". Storey suggested that Asean and China should strike an "incidents at sea agreement" similar to that established between Russia, Japan, South Korea and Western countries ... National Institute for South China Sea Studies, suggested that Beijing and Manila could thaw relations by co-operating in "low-sensitivity fields" such as disaster relief. ...

  4. Philippines hopes to strike gold with foreign partners

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... billion worth of industry-related projects, has put the Philippines back on the foreign investor map. Whether it stays there depends on the government's political will, fiscal and political ... and Frankfurt stock exchanges. A geologist for more than 30 years, he has spent eight years and at least US$2.5 million looking for gold in Batangas, south of Manila, and in the southern province ...

  5. Beijing forces Manila retreat over Spratlys

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... foreign relations committee initially approved inclusion of the Spratlys within the Philippine baseline. China then sent a memo to the Philippine embassy in Beijing saying: 'China is shocked ... Raissa Robles in Manila Philippines rewords bill on disputed South China Sea atolls The Philippine government has watered down its claims to the disputed Spratly Islands in the face ...

  6. Manila 'not engaging in vulture tourism'

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Hong Kong, South Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Pakistan increased during the last two weeks indicating that many travellers who ... Raissa Robles in Manila The killer waves that devastated the tourist playgrounds in Thailand and South Asia 20 days ago are bringing an unexpected business surge to Philippine beaches, ...

  7. Military poised to launch 'New Order' coup

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... in the Philippines'. Major Aquino was relieved of his post and placed under investigation on Wednesday. Few details of the document's contents were revealed, but a copy made available to the South China ... destroying political dynasties by barring relatives from running for election at the same time and by greatly reducing the terms of office of public officials. Lawmakers would be restricted to only ...



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