By Jose Duke S. Bagulaya
Unlike the old wall, which can be seen and touched, the Nine-Dash Line is invisible and imaginary.
By Rina Jimenez-David
At the roundtable, the Philippines’ recourse to international arbitration over the West Philippine Sea dispute was supported by members of the panel and the participants.
By Juan L. Mercado
China’s own version of the Monroe Doctrine.
By John Nery
Did Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno overreach? I have not had a chance to read the supplemental comment submitted by the Judicial and Bar Council in the since-resolved administrative matter involving Francis Jardeleza, the solicitor general at the time and now the newest associate justice of the Supreme Court. But a report in Rappler attributes the following statement to Sereno, also the chair of the JBC:
By Amando Doronila
President Aquino’s fifth State of the Nation Address carried an understated message to China concerning the Philippines’ maritime disputes with Beijing in the South China Sea. The message was tucked in Page 11 of the 22-page English text of the Sona.