Quantcast
Home » Scarborough Shoal You are browsing entries tagged with “Scarborough Shoal”

Trade as confidence-building measure in SE Asia

By

The world debate may be preoccupied with “hot” crises in the Middle East, the Islamic State and Eastern Ukraine and fighting Ebola. Yet, tensions in East Asia have not subsided. Even though the region has seen quite a remarkable level of peace ever since China’s war against Vietnam in 1978-79, there is a new uncertainty.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

China’s gigantic hoax

By

China’s leaders may yet relive Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale about vanity, featuring an unclad emperor who couldn’t see his own nakedness, thanks to Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio. In a diligently researched 62-page treatise titled “Historical facts, Historical Lies, and Historical Rights in the West Philippine Sea,” Carpio called China’s claim to the greater part of the South China Sea a “gigantic historical fraud,” with no ground to stand on.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Poaching

The arrest of 11 Chinese fishermen (including two minors) who were caught poaching some 500 marine turtles off Hasa-Hasa Shoal in the West Philippine Sea on May 6 has raised regional tensions again, back to levels last seen during the standoff between Philippine and Chinese vessels off Scarborough Shoal or Bajo de Masinloc in 2012. But the Philippine government did the right thing in arresting (and in moving to deport the two minors), and China must understand that the best option now available for its nationals is to allow the Philippine legal process to proceed.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

What about American troops in Ayungin and Scarborough?

Section 21 of Article VII of the “Cory” (mother of President Aquino) Constitution says: “No treaty or international agreement shall be valid and effective unless concurred in by at least two-thirds of all the members of the Senate.”

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

PH braces for China dispute fallout

By

The Philippines is bracing for a heavy fallout of retaliation from China after Manila filed last Sunday a case with the United Nations arbitration tribunal in The Hague, subjecting Beijing to international legal scrutiny over disputed waters in the South China Sea.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Ombudsman approves filing case to recover $2M vs Nani Perez
  • SC rules Laguna governor ousted
  • What Went Before: ER Ejercito’s disqualification as Laguna gov
  • Survey: Bribing going out of style
  • Beneficiaries to pay P1 per house
  • Sports

  • Azkals rout Indonesians
  • Beermen rout Batang Pier; Painters win
  • Pacquiao back for KIA Sorento Wednesday vs P’foods
  • Pacquiao gives self a ‘7’ against Algieri
  • Pacquiao will KO ‘Money,’ says Roach
  • Lifestyle

  • ‘Yolanda’ debris repurposed into furniture
  • Christmas is not just for kids
  • Agency apologizes
  • Ateneo Psychology Department not part of Yolanda exhibit
  • Hospital joins exhibitors at Baby & Family Expo
  • Entertainment

  • Lav Diaz says quest for Oscar a long shot
  • ‘The Voice Kids’ headline show, miss their coaches
  • Pretty pair
  • 1D, Katy top American Music Awardees
  • ‘Ang Nawawala’ released on DVD
  • Business

  • Imports declined by 2.6% in Sept.
  • Biz Buzz: One step back, two steps forward
  • Corporate bonds fuel debt market expansion
  • PH, Efta to start free trade talks
  • Experts see slower GDP growth in Q3
  • Technology

  • Inquirer joins chat apps revolution
  • WD® launches wireless portable storage drive
  • The rise of the hybrid PR
  • Kidnappers scanning social networks for potential victims – PNP
  • Netizens cheer Pacquiao win, tell Mayweather ‘you’re next’
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, November 26, 2014
  • Why summits matter
  • JR 21 sponsors affirm no need for emergency powers
  • Quarantine this plague forever
  • NFA remains foremost assurance of food security
  • Global Nation

  • Financial aid mulled for OFWs returning from Ebola countries
  • Gov’t lawyer: ‘Edca not the answer to all our problems’
  • 2 Vietnamese ships in Manila amid sea tension
  • Cebu Pacific to offer direct flight to Hawaii in 2015
  • Ad hoc panel, envoys hold executive session on Bangsamoro bill
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement