We’ll have Filipino fishermen returning to Scarborough Shoal, South China Sea – Duterte
South Korea protests sinking of Coast Guard ship by Chinese boat — Chinese fishing boat escaped after allegedly ramming into and sinking South Korean Coast Guard ship
Philippines: Foreign policy shift with a flick of a finger?
Philippines’ Duterte dares CIA to ‘oust’ him (“Rantings of a Lunatic”)
Philippines — Removing the dead in Philippine President Duterte’s “war on drugs.”
Dead pile up in the Philippines…
Eyes on Thailand: Corruption and Nepotism Charges Come To Light Against Military Government While Joshua Wong Detention to Please China and Sex Slavery Investigation Add To Worries (Will The Philippines turn out the way Thailand has after starting its strong alliance with China?)
Philippines’ Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay Says America Has Failed The Philippines — Think Tank in the Philippines says “the administration gives the impression of swinging wildly and insincerely”
Philippines: Former President Ramos Says Duterte Government a “Huge Disappointment and a Letdown” — Statements on Philippine-U.S. relations are “discombobulating”
Funeral service workers carry the body of an alleged drug suspect following a police operation that left 2 brothers and an unidentified person dead as part of the continuing “War on Drugs” campaign of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila on Thursday, Oct. 6, 016. How well are agencies complying with President Rodrigo Duterte’s executive order on Freedom of Information? The PCIJ documents its experience. AP/Aaron Favila
Philippines Former President Fidel V. Ramos Slams Duterte’s “Discombobulating” Remarks — Says “Team Philippines is Losing”
From the Baltic to the South China Sea, Russia and China See One Foe — the U.S.
South China Sea and China’s maritime assertiveness — Sitting on the fence is a good option for Asian countries right now
Philippines Suspends Patrols With U.S. in South China Sea
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s thin skin and bombast is threatening the peace in Southeast Asia
A woman cradles her husband, next to a placard which reads “I’m a pusher,” who was shot dead in Manila on July 23, 2016.
World Strategic Situation: Two Major Camps Have Again Emerged: U.S. and Nations Committed To Democracy and Human Rights — And China, Russia and Iran (The Philippines seems to be siding with China, Russia and Iran)
South China Sea: Chinese Ships Again Harassing Filipino Fishermen — Despite Love Making From Philippine President Duterte — Filipino Fishermen Can’t Even Fish in Their Own Ocean if They Beg?
In this picture taken on July 8, 2016, police officers investigate the dead body of an alleged drug dealer, his face covered with packing tape and a placard reading “I’m a pusher”, on a street in Manila. Getty Images
FILE – In this Aug. 15, 2016 file photo, human rights activists light candles for the victims of extra-judicial killings around the country in the wake of “War on Drugs” campaign by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File
South China Sea: China Rebuked By International Arbitration Court (From July 12, 2016)
Above Chinese chart shows China’s “Nine Dash Line.” China says it owns all ocean territory north of the Nine Dash Line. There is no international legal precedent for this claim. On July 12, 2016, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague said this claim by China was not valid.