• 09 December, 2022
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Philippines rejects China’s demand to remove grounded navy ship

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not remove a dilapidated navy ship grounded on an atoll in the South China Sea, its defence chief said on Thursday, rejecting a demand…

Philippines’ Duterte tells summit he ‘abhors’ maritime incident involving China

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday told a regional summit hosted by Chinese leader Xi Jinping that he "abhors" a recent altercation with Chinese ships in the…

Philippines set to resume resupply mission to South China Sea

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' defence chief said on Sunday a military resupply mission for the country's troops stationed on an atoll in the South China Sea will resume this…

Philippines tells China to ‘back off’ after South China Sea standoff

MANILA (Reuters) -The Philippines on Thursday condemned "in strongest terms" the actions of three Chinese coast guard vessels that it said blocked and used water cannon on resupply boats headed…

Actions, not words – Pacific Islands urge strong commitment on climate

By Colin Packham CANBERRA (Reuters) - The world must unite and take significant action now to tackle climate change that is threatening the survival of Pacific island nations, the region's…