NETHERLANDS - The Philippines has assembled a crack international legal team to fight an unprecedented arbitration case under the United Nations' Convention on the Law of the Sea - ignoring growing pressure from Beijing to scrap the action.
PH fights China before UN tribunal
MANILA (UPDATE) – After tropical storm ''Egay'' submerged parts of northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said another tropical cyclone is expected to enter the Philippine area responsibility (PAR) today.
After 'Egay', here comes 'Falcon'
PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines - The Philippine Navy recently found a large steel marker bearing Chinese inscriptions and hundreds of yellow buoys in waters near the Reed Bank, an area of the South China Sea where Manila has long explored for oil and gas, Philippine naval sources said.
Manila finds marker with Chinese writing, buoys near Recto Bank
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