Former Philippines officials Albert del Rosario and Conchita Carpio-Morales. Photo: AP

‘David vs. Goliath’ in South China Sea: Beijing must take us seriously, say ex-Philippine officials seeking ICC probe into Xi Jinping

  • Albert del Rosario and Conchita Carpio-Morales say their aim is to improve the lives of Filipino fishermen
  • Beijing says the situation in the South China Sea is stable and the move won’t harm its positive relations with Manila
Topic |   The Philippines

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Former Philippines officials Albert del Rosario and Conchita Carpio-Morales. Photo: AP
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A US navy ship anchored off Manila Bay. Photo: AP
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Simon Tay

To reclaim Philippines from Beijing’s grasp, US must look beyond the South China Sea

  • The Trump administration talks up an old defence treaty and invites Duterte to visit.
  • Meanwhile, Manila is awash with Chinese cash

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