Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said there was no cause for alarm that the Chinese oceanographic research ship Zhang Jian had repeatedly entered Philippine waters without giving notice. File photo: Baidu

Sea policy on the hop: ‘erratic’ Philippine solutions to Chinese ship incursions

  • Philippines warns of ‘unfriendly’ response to incursions by all foreign vessels, but makes exception for Chinese research ship
  • Comes as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte heads to Beijing under pressure to take tough line on South China Sea
Topic |   South China Sea

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Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said there was no cause for alarm that the Chinese oceanographic research ship Zhang Jian had repeatedly entered Philippine waters without giving notice. File photo: Baidu
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech in Quezon City, east of Manila, in July. Photo: EPA-EFE

Rodrigo Duterte hints he will cancel talks with Xi Jinping if barred from raising South China Sea ruling

  • Philippine president, just ahead of his fifth trip to China, says he will discuss 2016 tribunal victory ‘whether you like it or not’
Topic |   Rodrigo Duterte

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech in Quezon City, east of Manila, in July. Photo: EPA-EFE
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