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JAPAN, US CONTINUE TO BACK PHILIPPINE CLAIM OVER WEST PHILIPPINE SEA VS. CHINA

Japan nixes unilateral tries to alter status quo in SCS

MANILA – The Japanese Embassy in Manila said Saturday it “strongly opposes” any unilateral attempts to change the status quo in the East and South China Seas (SCS).The statement came days after Chinese Coast Guard vessels blocked and fired a water cannon on two Filipino boats en route to the… Read More

US stands with PH over latest Ayungin incident with China

The United States government said Friday it stands with the Philippines in the face of what it described as an “escalation that directly threatens regional peace and stability.”The statement came a day after the Chinese government made a tacit confirmation that its coast guard blocked… Read More

PHILIPPINES thanks Japan for support vs. China in West Philippine Sea row

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Cites Japan support in maritime claim, bats for rule of law

 May 28, 2021

MANILA – The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), thanked the Japanese government for its call for peace and stability in the South China Sea as well as its support for the 2016 arbitral tribunal ruling.The Philippine statement was relayed by DFA Acting… Read More