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Philippines president declares unilateral ceasefire with Communists
Manila, July 25 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday declared a unilateral ceasefire with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF).

South China Sea: Philippines says will talk with China only on basis ...
New York, July 20 : Philippines has turned down bilateral talks with Beijing over the South China Sea dispute, after China's insisted that talks should be held against the landmark court ruling.

Philippines rejects China's offer of conditional talks
Manila, July 19 : Philippines on Tuesday rejected an offer of bilateral talks on the South China Sea conflict with China after the latter demanded they be conducted without taking into account the recent ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague.

Philippines premier airport runway closed due to crack
Manila, July 18 : The Philippines airport authorities on Monday suspended the operation of a runway at its premier airport due to a crack.

Beijing announces South China Sea manoeuvres after Hague ruling
Beijing, July 18 : Beijing on Monday announced military manoeuvres in the South China Sea, almost a week after The Hague's Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) ruled in favour of the Philippines over the region's territorial disputes.

China will not stop quest for maritime hegemony
New Delhi, July 18 : The ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague on the South China Sea dispute in favour of the Philippines may have come as a setback for China but it will not stop Beijing from continuing with its quest for maritime hegemony in the region.

UN Court reaffirms 'no-link' to South China Sea arbitral tribunal
Beijing, July 16 : The United Nations and the International Court of Justice (ICJ) have recently issued statements to reiterate that they are not connected to or involved with the temporary arbitral tribunal established for the South China Sea dispute, brought unilaterally by the Philippines.

Greatest mammal diversity found on Philippines' largest island
New York, July 15 : The largest island in the Philippines may be home to the greatest concentration of mammal diversity in the world, say researchers who have been exploring the island for the past 15 years.

Philippines says war with China not an option
Manila, July 15 : Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ruled out war with China over the South China Sea dispute and said he would like to send former President Fidel Ramos to China for peaceful talks on the issue, the media reported on Friday.

3 Philippine soldiers killed by terrorists
Manila, July 14 : At least three Marine soldiers were killed when they were ambushed by Abu Sayyaf terrorist group members in the Philippines' Sulu province on Thursday, officials said.

South China Sea ruling must be respected: Philippines
Manila, July 14 : Philippines authorities on Thursday said that the ruling by the Hague's Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in favour of Manila over its South China Sea dispute with China must be respected, an official statement said.

South China Sea verdict: China's bullying tactics fail
Hong Kong, July 14 (ANI): Yesterday's closely watched verdict by the UN Permanent Court of Arbitration nullifying China's 'nine-dash line' territorial claim over much of the South China Sea may not result in any immediate changes on the ground, but it is a shot in the arm not only for the ...

International tribunal's ruling a rebuke to China: US expert
New Delhi, July 13 : The international tribunal's ruling against China in its dispute with Philippines related to the South China Sea was a "rebuke" to Beijing, a US expert said on Wednesday and noted that it was also an opportunity for better negotiations between the parties concerned.

Philippines, Japan hold maritime drill post South China Sea ruling
Manila, July 13 : The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Wednesday conducted a joint maritime exercise with the Japan Coast Guard in the vicinity of Manila Bay, just one day after the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague ruled in favour of the Philippines over its South China Sea dispute ...

Tribunal ruling on South China Sea final and binding: US
Washington, July 12 : The US said theiInternational arbitration court's ruling on the South China Sea should be treated as final and binding and hoped that both China and the Philippines would comply with their obligations.

All parties should show utmost respect for South China Sea ruling: ...
New Delhi, July 12 : Stating that the dispute between the Philippines and China over maritime claims in the South China Sea should be resolved through peaceful means without threat or use of force, India on Tuesday urged all the parties to show utmost respect for the UNCLOS, which establishes the ...

Hague Tribunal's ruling 'a slap on China's face': Rajeswari ...
New Delhi, July 12 : Rajeswari Rajagopalan, senior fellow with Delhi-based Observer Research Foundation think tank, today dubbed the Hague Tribunal's ruling that China has no historic rights over South China Sea as a big slap on Beijing's face and a big win for the Philippines.

China rapped over South China Sea, remains defiant
The Hague/Beijing, July 12 : China on Tuesday suffered a major diplomatic blow when an international tribunal ruled that it violated the Philippines' rights in the South China Sea. Beijing refused to accept the verdict, calling it "null and void".

Beijing refuses South China Sea arbitration award
Beijing, July 12 : Beijing on Tuesday said it neither accepts nor recognises the award of an arbitral tribunal in the South China Sea arbitration established at the request of the Philippines.

International court rules against Beijing in South China Sea dispute
Amsterdam, July 12 : An international arbitration tribunal on Tuesday ruled against China's claims to rights in the South China Sea, backing a case brought in by the Philippines. Beijing has trashed the ruling as "null and void".

Beijing's South China Sea claims rejected
The Hague, July 12 : An international tribunal on Tuesday ruled against China's claims to rights in South China Sea, backing a case brought in by the Philippines.

Philippines wins South China Sea case against China
The Hague, July 12 : The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on Tuesday rejected China's controversial claims in the disputed South China Sea, the Guardian reported.

Filipinos stage protest near Chinese consulate in Manila
Manila, July 12 : A protest was staged outside the Chinese consulate in this Philippines capital city on Tuesday ahead of a long-awaited ruling over the disputed South China Sea.

Headless body of kidnapped victim found in Philippines
Manila, July 2 : The headless body of a Canadian who was kidnapped by theAbu Sayyaf militant group in June has been recovered, a military official said on Saturday.

Philippines President abuses UN, calls on nation to 'kill' drug ...
Washington, July 1 : Newly sworn in President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte, while addressing a crowd in a Manila slum on the evening of his swearing-in ceremony, unleashed threats against drug traffickers and asked the people of the nation to go ahead and kill drug addicts.

New Philippine president will seek to mend ties with China
Manila (The Philippines), June 30 (ANI): New Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said that mending relations with China will be a top foreign policy priority of his government.

Garden Reach still hopeful of Philippines' frigate project
Kolkata, June 30 : India's Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), which has been disqualified in the bidding process for two frigates for the Philippine navy, on Thursday expressed hope that the island nation will reconsider its decision following a regime change.

Rodrigo Duterte sworn-in as new Philippine President
Manila, June 30 : Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday was sworn in as the 16th president of the Philippines, after a landslide election victory in May.

Rodrigo Duterte sworn-in as new Philippine President
Manila, June 30 : Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday was sworn-in as the 16th President of the Philippines.

Pranab Mukherjee wishes Rodrigo Duterte on his election as President ...
New Delhi, June 29 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday congratulated Rodrigo Duterte on his election as the Republic of the Philippines.

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